How best to protect larger wounds
Sterile XXL plasters are state of the art and ensure optimal wound healing.

Sterile XL and XXL plasters

Find out which plaster to use if you have a larger wound, such as a cut or abrasion, or a wound after minor surgery. Elastoplast offers a range of larger plasters for sensitive skin or that protect from water.

Contrary to popular belief, scientific research has shown that leaving a wound to heal in the open air may actually prolong the healing process. Larger wounds are best protected with sterile wound dressings that cushion them. Covering a wound prevents contamination, reduces the risk of infection and ensures an undisturbed and optimal healing environment.


Elastoplast offers two sizes of plaster for medium to large wounds:
  • XL which measures 6 x 7cm
  • XXL which measures 8 x 10cm
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Silver: The gold standard in wound care

The main objective of wound care is to ensure the best conditions for undisturbed and optimal healing with no complications, such as infection.

Wound care experts have succeeded in reducing the risk of infection with antibacterial silver. Silver is effective on a broad range of germs, even in low concentration.

Silver acts acts as an antiseptic because its ions work actively against a broad spectrum of bacteria.

The main advantages of silver technology are:

  • Reduced risk of infection
  • Proven broad-spectrum antibacterial effect
  • Skin-friendly
  • Well established efficacy
  • Recommended by experts
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Use Elastoplast XL and XXL plasters with antibacterial silver if:

You have a wound with a higher risk of infection, e.g. if an abrasion wound is dirty or if the wound has specific risk factors such as diabetes.

Use Hansaplast XXL plasters without antibacterial silver if:

You need a sterile state-of-the-art wound protection that can be used in combination with additional wound treatment and antiseptics.


Elastoplast Antibacterial Sensitive XL and XXL Plasters

Covering a medium to large wound can be a challenge for people with sensitive skin or after a minor surgery.
For them, Elastoplast Antibacterial Sensitive XL and XXL plasters address several needs: they are extra skin friendly with a soft and breathable material. The non-stick woundpad with antibacterial silver protects and cushions the wound. 

The secure adhesion ensures that the plasters stays in place while at the same time it is painless to remove. The plasters reliably seal the wound all around – preventing contamination.

Skin-friendly, breathable material gently cushions the wound

The two products in the Elastoplast Sensitive range are:

  Sterile protection with antibacterial silver for larger wounds with a higher risk of infection


  Sterile protection with antibacterial silver for even larger wounds with a higher risk of infection


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Elastoplast Antibacterial Waterproof XXL plasters

Protecting your medium to large wound or wound after minor surgery from water is important for the healing process.

Elastoplast Antibacterial Waterproof XL and XXL plasters are ideal for washing, showering, bathing and swimming. The waterproof material guards against moisture while their large, non-stick pad protects and cushions the wound. The plasters are breathable and thin and thus flexible enough to adapt to the skin‘s movements.

The plasters’ waterproof layer guards against moisture
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The two products in the Elastoplast Antibacterial Waterproof XXL range are:

  sterile protection with antibacterial silver for larger wounds with a higher risk of infection


  sterile protection with antibacterial silver for even larger wounds with a higher risk of infection

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Wound protection and infection risk | Elastoplast XXL Plaster

XXL wound protection from Elastoplast offers superior healing environments for higher and lower risks of infection. Find out which plaster to use for large wounds, especially post-surgery.