How To Apply microMend...and more

STEP 1:

REMOVE microMend from foam container by pulling TAB upwards using thumb & forefinger.

STEP 2:

Holding the TAB, POSITION microMend so the edge of narrow section that meets TAB-SIDE is over wound as shown below. This positioning will locate center of narrow section over wound after device is pulled across wound (see STEP 4).

STEP 3:

With free hand, PRESS microstaple area of NON-TAB SIDE of device firmly onto skin.

STEP 4:

Hold TAB-SIDE and PULL microMend across wound to approximate and evert wound edges as shown below.

STEP 5:

PRESS down on microstaple area of TAB-SIDE to keep device in place and twist TAB off. Pulling (instead of twisting) the TAB may cause microMend to be dislodged from the skin.

STEP 6:

To Finish, PRESS firmly over both sides of device to ensure that microMend is secured to the skin.

STEP 7:

Make sure that the microMend devices cover the entire wound; to do so, place devices such that they extend beyond the end of each side of the wound.


For correct technique when applying multiple microMend devices, see below:

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