What is a Tegaderm roll?

What is a Tegaderm roll?

Tegaderm™ Transparent Film Roll for fixation of medical devices and primary dressings. This non-sterile roll version of 3M™ Tegaderm™ Transparent Film Dressing provides a bacterial and viral barrier while fixating medical devices and primary dressings to the skin.

How do you use Tegaderm rolls?

3M™ Tegaderm™ Transparent Film Roll should be changed when wound drainage extends beyond the wound edges or when the dressing begins to leak. Grasp one edge of the dressing and gently pull straight out to stretch it and release adhesion, carefully holding onto skin with other hand.

What sizes does Tegaderm come in?

3M Tegaderm Transparent Film Dressing Frame Style

Attribute Name Value
Product Type Standard Dressing
Segment Medical
Size 2-3/8 inch x 2-3/4 inch (6cm x 7cm), 4 inch x 4-3/4 inch (10cm x 12cm), 8 inch x 12 inch (20cm x 30cm)
Sterile Yes

What can Tegaderm be used for?

Versatile—one product to satisfy many clinical situations Tegaderm™ dressings can be used to protect I.V. sites, enhance wound healing, prevent skin breakdown, and protect clean, closed surgical incisions. Tegaderm™ dressings are available in many sizes, shapes and application styles to meet a wide variety of needs.

Is tegaderm the same as Saniderm?

Some of our artists will provide you with a Tegaderm (also known as Saniderm or Tattooderm) bandage. Tegaderm will protect your tattoo from contamination and will also protect your clothes and sheets from excess ink, blood and fluid that are the normal by-products of healing a tattoo.

Can Tegaderm be cut to size?

Can I cut 3M™ Tegaderm™ Film Dressing? Yes, the dressing can be cut to fit awkward body areas such as elbows, heels and sacrum.

How long does Tegaderm stay on?

Leave the Tegaderm on for 3-4 DAYS do not lift it, change it or remove it. The Tegaderm will protect your tattoo from infection, abrasion, irritation and contamination while it is going through the most important part of its healing.

Can you use Neosporin with Tegaderm?

Do not use antibiotic ointment (Neosporin, Polysporin, Triple antibiotic ointment, or Bacitracin.)

Can I put Saniderm on myself?

I use tattoo goo products myself. The answer is, “yes.” As long as you are within the first 48 hours of your tattoo you can still apply a first bandage. Even without scabbing, we still recommend using a thin layer of aftercare ointment before applying the Saniderm bandage“ directly from their website.