Allevyn Life dressing is a multi-layered design incorporating hydrocellular foam, hyper-absorber lock away core and masking layer which has been ...

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Allevyn Life dressing is a multi-layered design incorporating hydrocellular foam, hyper-absorber lock away core and masking layer which has been designed for people and their everyday life. With the use of unique quadrilobe shape that has a wide border designed to fit the contours of the human body more securely and allows patients to shower. Allevyn Life also makes use of a protective masking layer minimises the visual impact of strikethrough, providing you with the confidence of the wound not attracting attention through exudate with it's excellent under pressure fluid locking technology.

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What are the benefits?

• Five-layer design is ideal for pressure ulcer prevention, as well as exudate management
• Redistributes pressure more evenly than traditional foam dressings
• Helps prevent bacterial contamination
• Highly conformable with a wide border
• Masking layer helps shield the visibility of exudate

How do I use Allevyn Life?

ALLEVYN Life dressings provide wound management by secondary intention for:

Shallow, granulating wounds
Chronic and acute exudative wounds
Full and partial thickness wounds such as pressure ulcers, leg ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers
Malignant wounds
Surgical wounds
First and second degree burns
Donor sites
Skin tears
Fungating ulcers
ALLEVYN Life may be used on infected wounds. Where the product is used on infected wounds, the wounds should be treated as per local clinical protocol.

To apply ALLEVYN Life follow the steps below:

Cleanse the wound in accordance with local clinical protocol.
Select an appropriate dressing size.
Prepare and clean the skin surrounding the wound area and remove excess moisture. Any excess hair should be clipped to ensure close approximation to the wound.
Using a clean technique remove one of the protector films from ALLEVYN Life and anchor the ADHESIVEesive side of the dressing to the skin. Smooth the dressing over the wound ensuring there are no creases. When positioning ALLEVYN Life Sacrum dressings, place the narrow end of the dressing a minimum of 2cm (3/4in.) above the anal sphincter, then smooth the dressing over the sacrum.
Remove the remaining protector film and smooth the dressing over the remainder of the wound without stretching, ensuring no creases. 
ALLEVYN Life can be used to dress awkward areas such as elbows; the dressing corner lobes can be overlapped when positioning the dressing, ensuring no creasing or stretching occurs.


Do not use Allevyn Life dressings with oxidizing agents such as hypochlorite solutions (Eusol) or hydrogen peroxide. If redness and sensitivity occure, please discontinue use.

Buying Allevyn Life online

You can buy Allevyn Life online through one of the UK’s leading online pharmacies, Pharmacy Planet. It's easy and convenient. You will need to fill out a short assessment and the item will be delivered directly to your door. If you want to buy these dressings online, use Pharmacy Planet, a UK pharmacy you can trust.

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