Stoma Care Video
In this stoma care video, you will see Maggie change her ostomy appliance. To make sure that her skin barrier from Hollister is secure, she uses the Equalizer. The Equalizer works by applying pressure on the adhesive of the wafer. Pressure is crucial whenever you are bonding adhesives together. She holds it onto the Hollister wafer for 10-20 seconds. Then she clips her Hollister bag on.
Video – Stoma Care
She cares for her stoma by using the Equalizer to make sure her Hollister bag is secure to her skin. Watch as she applies pressure on the adhesive of the skin barrier for 10 seconds to improve the bond. When you have a more secure bond there will be less stoma leakage on the skin. The parastomal skin will be happy.
Care For The Parastomal Skin
To be happy with an ostomy, you need to lean how the basics of stoma care. Protecting the skin near the stoma is a challenge. Maggie has a lot more confidence to go swimming now that she knows that her ostomy will not leak. The Equalizer is a simple tool that applies pressure on the soft adhesive section of the wafer. Instead of trying to get your fingers between the flange and the stoma, use the Equalizer.
Security by Stomaplex
Stomaplex manufactures contoured stoma protectors for patients that need an ostomy bag holder with an ostomy (ileostomy, colostomy, and urostomy) With these guards there will be no pressure on your ostomy. Ostomy belts to improve your confidence and allows you to wear your normal clothing. Great for work in the office, job site, gym or swimming pool.