|Low adherent rather than non-adherent
Low adherent dressings do not provide a moist wound healing environment. Dry dressings do not provide optimal healing in many situations, a moist wound environment has been shown to increase epithelialisation and stimulate proliferation. Epithelialising wounds, small cuts and lacerations
To prevent a secondary absorbent dressing (i.e. surgipad) adhering to the surface of wound
Can be used on dry or lightly exuding wounds
Ischaemic wounds that do not benefit from a moist environment i.e. ischaemic digits.