To protect the skin, a skin barrier needs to fit snugly around the stoma, leaving no gaps that could provide an inroad between the barrier and the skin.
ConvaTec Moldable Technology™ securely, gently moves with and responds to the stoma, as it changes after surgery and day by day. Other skin barriers don’t respond in this way. They can inevitably leave gaps and expose skin to the damaging effects of effluent.1,2
1 Szewczyk MT, Majewska GM, Cabral MV, Hölzel-Piontek K. Osmose Study: Multinational Evaluation of the Peristomal Condition in Ostomates Using Moldable Skin Barriers. Poster presented at ECET, Paris, France, June 2013.
2 Durnal A. A Clinical Comparison of a Moldable Skin Barrier versus a Shape-to-Fit Skin Barrier in Healthy Volunteers. Presented at the WOCN conference, Seattle, WA, June 2013.