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Maintaining Healthy Skin

Information courtesy of Hollister Incorporated

Peristomal Skin Challenges
One of the greatest challenges for patients is maintaining healthy peristomal skin and keeping it from of irritation. Some of the obstacles include leakage, mechanical trauma, and skin barrier adherence. This diagram illustrates the interplay of how healthy skin can be damaged by leakage and mechanical trauma that can subsequently influence ostomy skin barrier adhesion.
 Healthy Skin

Did you know?
Only 43%** of those with a skin irritation recognize and report it as a problem. At Hollister, we think peristomal skin deserves better. Our goal is for the skin around the stoma to be as healthy and intact as the skin on the other side of the patient's abdomen.

The Role of Ceramide

Ceramide is a natural component of human skin. Made of waxy lipid molecules, ceramide links cells of the outer skin (epidermis) together to form a waterproof, protective barrier. Ceramides help prevent water loss that can lead to skin damage and dryness.

Just like a brick wall needs mortar to keep it strong and firm, your skin needs ceramide to link the cells of the outer skin together to form a waterproof, protective barrier. The relationship between ceramide and skin health has been well established. Ceramide levels are abundant in healthy skin. Lower levels of ceramide may be present in dry, damaged, and inflamed skin.



The CeraPlus™ Skin Barrier

Features a formulation designed to help protect the skin's natural moisture barrier, and help maintain good peristomal skin health.

Available in Premier™ one-piece and New Image™ two-piece pouching systems.

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 ** Nybaek H, et al. Skin Problems in Ostomy Patients: A Case Control Study of Risk Factors. Acta Derm Venereol. 89: 64-67, 2009.




The Adapt CeraRing™ Barrier Ring

Barrier Rings are sealed with the confidence of ceramide. Ceramides help protect the skin's natural moisture barrier to help prevent water loss that may lead to damage and dryness.

 Plus, the rings are designed to be stretched or shaped around the stoma. They help prevent output from getting under the pouch seal, which may prevent leakage


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