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
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.
The main advantages of silver technology are:
- Reduced risk of infection
- Proven broad-spectrum antibacterial effect
- Well established efficacy
- Recommended by experts
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
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.
The two products in the Elastoplast Sensitive range are:
Elastoplast Antibacterial Waterproof XXL plasters
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.