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ALLEVYN AG Gentle Border (Smith & Nephew)


ALLEVYN Ag Gentle Border is a highly absorbent antimicrobial foam dressing with a gentle silicone adhesive, the ideal one step dressing for use on fragile skin. The ALLEVYN Gentle Border range has been designed for people with particularly sensitive or fragile skin. These dressings have a soft silicone gel adhesive which minimizes trauma to the wound at dressing change, helping to avoid patient pain without compromising care.

  • ALLEVYN triple-action technology maintains the optimal balance in fluid for moist wound healing.
  • Conformable dressing – providing comfort for the patient.
  • Minimises trauma and pain during dressing change.
  • Easy to apply and remove – the dressing can be repositioned easily without losing its adherent properties.
  • Showerproof dressing allowing patients to shower with the dressing in place.
  • Available in a range of shapes and sizes – squares, rectangles and a range of shapes for dressing awkward areas.

ALLEVYN Gentle Border dressings are indicated for use on:

  • Shallow, granulating wounds
  • Chronic and acute exudative wounds
  • Full and partial thickness wounds such as pressure ulcers, leg ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers
  • Infected wounds
  • Malignant wounds
  • Surgical wounds
  • First and second degree burns
  • Donor sites
  • Oncological wounds
  • Epidermolysis bullosa wounds
All of the ALLEVYN Ag dressings combine the physical qualities of the ALLEVYN tri-layer construction with the antimicrobial activity of silver. Proven in-vitro against a broad spectrum of bacteria including antibiotic resistant bacteria such as Pseudomonas, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) and Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus the ALLEVYN Ag range provides a sustained action with antimicrobial properties remaining effective for up to 7 days in-vitro.