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The CeraPlus skin barrier is infused with ceramide. Ceramides serve as the skin's natural protection against water loss. By binding skin cells together to help retain moisture, these lipids also act as a lubricant, which may help the skin stay more resistant to injury over time. 1,2
CeraPlus skin barrier significantly less disruptive to the skin compared to SenSura Mio.1
CeraPlus skin barrier provided better protection against the damaging effects of repeated adhesive removal than SenSura Mio.1
TEWL was 41% lower with CeraPlus skin barrier than SenSura Mio.1
Transepidermal water loss (TEWL) is an important aspect of skin health. Normal skin trauma from repeated use of an ostomy barrier is measured to have increased TEWL, even when skin doesn't appear compromised.
1. Grove G, Houser T, Sibbald G, Salvadalena G. Measuring epidermal effects of ostomy skin barriers. Skin Res Technol. 2019;25:179-186. https://doi.org/10.111/srt.12630.
2. Nikitakis J and Breslawee H. International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook. 15th ed. Washington, DC; Personal Care Products Council, 2014.
3. McNichol L, Lund C, Rosen T, Gray M. Medical adhesives and patient safety: state of the science: consensus statements for the assessment, prevention, and treatment of adhesive-related skin injuries. J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2013;40(4):365-380.
4. Leblanc K, Whiteley I, McNichol L, Salvadalena G, Gray M. Peristomal Medical Adhesive-Related Skin Injury: Results of an International Consensus Meeting, J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 2019;46(2):125-136.
*Remois is a technology of Alcare Co., Ltd.
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