Stratamed is an advanced, transparent, and semi-occlusive film-forming wound dressing used after surgery, full field procedures (i.e. ablative laser) or on deeper wounds. Stratamed has been developed with a special consistency to ensure that it remains in stronger contact with the wound bed or damaged surface.
Flexible, full contact
Stratamed dries to form a thin and flexible protective film which remains in constant contact with the damaged skin.
Stratamed reduces downtime by creating an optimal environment for faster wound healing.
Stratamed protects the compromised skin from microbial invasion and does not promote bacterial growth.
Stratamed provides symptomatic relief from itching, burning and discomfort, as well as reduces redness and swelling.
Stratamed is inert, has no measurable pH value, contains no alcohol, parabens or fragrances. This makes it suitable for children and people with sensitive skin.
Stratamed is registered as a European class IIa, TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration) and FDA listed Class I medical device (wound dressing). It is suitable for the use on open wounds, and mucosa (e.g. Nasal, oral and urethral)
How does Stratamed work?
Stratamed dries to form a thin, flexible, protective layer that is gas permeable and waterproof. It hydrates and protects compromised skin areas and open wounds from chemical and microbial invasion.
Epidermal cells are able to move to the surface of the dermis through wound exsudate which collects at the wound dressing interface.
This environment prevents secondary tissue damage resulting from dehydration.
This environement promotes enzymatic autolytic debridement.
Wound exudate, which carries a number of growth factors essential to the healing of wounds, is kept protected in the wound-dressing interface.
Stratamed emulates the epidermal barrier and helps enhance the healing of wounds. Stratamed prevents water loss while maintaining the oxygen transfer rate.
The wound is kept in an optimal environment for healing.
Who can use Stratamed?
Stratamed is designed for all skin types. It is suitable for pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers, children or people with sensitive skin.
Stratamed is transparent and odorless. It does not contain alcohol, fragrances or parabens.
Stratamed always remains on top of the wound bed or newly formed granulation tissue.
Stratamed is suitable for all skin types.
Stratamed is non-reactive with no measurable pH.
Stratamed is easy to use at home.
Stratamed may be used during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.
How to use Stratamed?
Apply once daily, or twice daily to exposed areas or as advised by your doctor.
For best results, Stratamed should maintain continuous contact with the skin (24 hours a day/ 7 days a week).
Step 1: Prepare your skin
Ensure that the affected skin or superficial wound is clean. Gently pat dry as much excess exudate or wound fluid from the area as possible prior to the gel application.
Step 2: Apply Stratamed
Apply a very thin layer of Stratamed directly to the affected area.
Step 3 A: Without Secondary Dressing
Allow the gel to dry
When applied correctly, Stratamed should be dry in 5–6 minutes.
If it takes longer to dry, you have probably applied too much. Gently remove any excess gel with a tissue or paper towel and allow the drying process to continue.
Step 3 B: With Secondary Dressing
Cover with secondary dressing
Apply a thin layer of Stratamed, then cover with a secondary dressing. Drying is not necessary.
Stratamed should be reapplied when changing the dressing, when checking the wound progress, or as advised by your doctor.
Step 4: You are ready to go!
Once dry, Stratamed can be covered with clothes, sunscreen or cosmetics.
Remove from skin
Excess Stratamed on your hands can be easily removed by washing them with liquid soap and warm water. Repeat if necessary.
Remove from clothes
Stratamed may stain clothing if not completely dry. If staining occurs, dry cleaning should be able to remove it without damaging the fabric.
Recommended duration of treatment
Stratamed is recommended to be used immediately post procedure until the skin has fully recovered.
For resurfacing and ablative procedures, continued use is recommended for a minimum treatment period of 30 days (24 hours a day / 7 days a week) or until no further improvement is seen.
For abnormal scar prevention, Stratamed is recommended for a minimum treatment period of 60 – 90 days (24 hours a day / 7 days a week). Larger scars may require a longer treatment.
Continued use is recommended until no further improvement is seen.
What is the correct tube size for me?
Stratamed gel is a unique formulation which requires substantially less product per application than typical moisturizing creams or barrier ointments.
Stratamed 10 g is enough to treat a 5-8 cm linear incision twice per day for over 90 days.
For external use only.
Stratamed should not be placed in contact with the eyes.
Stratamed should not be applied over other skin treatments without the advice of your doctor.
Stratamed may stain clothing if not completely dry.
Should your wound show signs of infection or fail to heal, consult your doctor.
If irritation occurs, discontinue use and consult your doctor.
Not suitable for wet, highly exudative, tunneling wounds or 3rd degree burns.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Do not use after the expiration (EXP) date printed on the tube.