In the battle against hard-to-heal wounds, there is an invisible enemy. Biofilm is a primary cause of chronic infection ¹, blocking the effective action of antibiotic and antiseptic agents ².
AQUACEL® Ag Advantage combines two powerful technologies – Hydrofiber™ and MORE THAN SILVER™ - that work together to effectively manage biofilm within the dressing. ³, ⁴
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