What is Hy-Tape used for?

What is Hy-Tape used for?

Hy-Tape®, The Original Pink Tape® is intended for a range of applications from ostomy and wound management to surgery, anesthesia, geriatric and neonatal.

Is 3M medical tape waterproof?

Different Styles of 3M Medical Tape: Blenderm: Waterproof clear plastic tape, it is a flexible, occlusive tape that helps protect wounds from external fluids and from becoming contaminated.

Is Hy-Tape UV resistant?

Hy-Tape is UPF rated 50+. That means it will protect sensitive or postoperative skin from the sun. UPF measures the amount of UV radiation that penetrates a fabric and reaches the skin. SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor and is the rating you’re familiar with for sunscreens and other sun-protective products.

What is high tape?

Hy-Tape is a unique waterproof and washable tape, especially suited for the tender skin of a neonate. It remains intact in the presence of moisture and its thin conforming profile is perfect for hard to tape areas and resists curling.

What is the benefit of zinc oxide tape?

Zinc Oxide tape is primarily used by athletes to prevent injuries, protect wounds and help speed up healing time. It is most commonly applied to joints, for example; wrists, knees and ankles. Taping using Zinc Oxide can also be used to support muscles by stabilising the injured ligaments surrounding the muscle.

What is ostomy tape?

Patients wearing an ostomy system shouldn’t have to worry about leaks or barrier detachment. Ostomy tape, strips and other adhesion products help keep the barrier in place by developing a waterproof seal against the skin. Once applied, the solution is gentle enough to prevent skin irritation during day-to-day wear.

Is medical tape waterproof?

Medical Adhesive Tape for Urgent Needs It’s also waterproof, allowing patients to keep it on in the shower or while swimming.

Can I shower with micropore tape?

You can shower or bath with the Micropore tape on and it dries off fairly quickly afterwards. As it starts to peel off you can remove it and replace it with a fresh strip. After one month the Micropore tape has done its job and it is time to start scar massage.

Do silicone scar sheets protect from sun?

Silicone does not give any sun protection. Apply the sunscreen first, rub it in and let it get absorbed into the skin for a few minutes. Then apply the silicone gel. If using silicone, it should be started about 2 weeks after surgery, or when the incision is well healed.

Does micropore tape protect from sun?

Great product to prevent scarring. This was recommended by my surgeon to cover an incision and protect it from the sun, etc, while healing. It can be easily trimmed to the size needed and works as intended, even helping to conceal the incision because it blends well with my skin tone.

Is zinc oxide tape waterproof?

Zinc oxide is soothing to skin It’s waterproof, washable, and stands up to oils and moisture. Hy-Tape adheres better when it warms up to body temperature.

What makes Hy-tape the best medical tape?

Hy-Tape® is designed to perform in critical situations. The gentle zinc oxide adhesive holds tight but releases gently protecting delicate skin. Hy-Tape medical tape actually resists moisture, conforms to body contours and adheres firmly to oily and hairy skin.

Is there any medical tape that is waterproof?

Waterproof and releases minimal trauma and reduces scarring by protecting wounds from the sun. Learn more. For more than seven decades Hy-Tape International has been a leader in waterproof medical tape and adhesives. Providing you with the highest quality, most reliable and gentlest surgical tape on the market is the goal of every Hy-Tape employee.

Are there different sizes of Hy-tape for ostomates?

Click here to purchase – 5 different widths ranging from 1/4″ to 2″ Live Your Life An Ostomy Should Not Prevent You From Staying Active Hy-Tape provides a secure, UPF50+, conforming, and waterproof tape patients can count on underwater, during exercise and everyday. Learn More about how Hy-Tape works for Ostomates.

What kind of tape is best for catheters?

For Delicate Skin Stabilizing and securing are critical when dealing with tubes, lines and catheters. Hy-Tape adheres firmly to both skin and devices without damaging delicate skin. Learn More. Dermatologists Trust Us Hy-Tape is UPF 50+ rated, latex free, and zinc oxide based.