Hollister New Image Two-Piece Extended Wear Flat Cut-to-Fit FormaFlex Skin Barrier With Tape Border

Hollister New Image Two-Piece Extended Wear Flat Cut-to-Fit FormaFlex Skin Barrier With Tape Border

Brand/Manufacturer: HOLLISTER INCORPORATED
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  • FSA Approved
  • Latex Free

Hollister New Image Two-Piece Extended Wear Flat Cut-to-fit FormaFlex Skin Barrier With Tape Border can be stretched to the shape and size of the stoma. This skin barrier does not require the use of scissors. Confidence assured with the floating flange provides utmost security with the patented locking system that audibly clicks into place. It eliminates pressure on tender post operative abdomens with the exclusive floating flange.

Item # Desc Pkg Reward Price
14102 Green, 1.75" (44mm) Flange Size, 0.5" - 1.25" (32mm) Stoma Opening 5/Pack $1.73
$69.29
$34.64
14103 Red, 2.25" (57mm) Flange Size, 0.5" - 1.69" (43mm) Stoma Opening 5/Pack $1.73
$69.29
$34.64
14103 Red, 2.25" (57mm) Flange Size, 0.5" - 1.69" (43mm) Stoma Opening 5/Pack, 36pk/Case $61.95
$1980.98
$1238.99
14104 Blue, 2.75" (70mm) Flange Size, Up to 0.625" - 2.25" (57mm) Stoma Opening 5/Pack $1.73
$69.29
$34.64
14104 Blue, 2.75" (70mm) Flange Size, Up to 0.625" - 2.25" (57mm) Stoma Opening 5/Pack, 36pk/Case $61.95
$1980.98
$1238.99

Why choose Hollister New Image 2-Piece Extended Wear FormaFlex Skin Barrier?

  • Hollister New Image Two-Piece Extended Wear Flat Cut-to-fit Skin Barrier With Tape Border has an integrated floating flange, which allows fingers to be placed under the flange, to help minimize pressure on the abdomen when attaching a pouch
  • Ideal choice when the stoma is not round or still changing sizes
  • Color matching system
  • Shape-to-fit skin barrier with a starter hole
  • Designed to be used with any New Image drainable, closed, or urostomy pouch with same flange size
  • Hollister New Image Skin Barrier is latex free

How to select compatible New Image components?

To help you select compatible New Image components, every box label is color-coded.
  • First, select the proper skin barrier
  • Then select a matching color-coded pouch (red skin barrier box label is compatible to red pouch box label).
    • Green: 1-3/4" (44mm)
    • Red: 2-1/4" (57mm)
    • Blue: 2-3/4" (70mm)
    • Yellow: 4" (102mm)

Hollister New Image 2-Piece Flat Flextend Skin Barrier User manual

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How to use New Image Flat FormaFlex Ostomy Barrier?

Skin Preparation Prior to use Hollister New Image Flange Skin Barrier

Prepare the Skin Barrier and Pouch
1. Measure the stoma using a stoma measuring guide before every barrier application (if using a pre-sized barrier opening, go to step 4).
 
Prepare the Skin Barrier and Pouch
2. Trace the determined barrier size opening onto the skin barrier. The skin barrier should fit where the skin and stoma meet. Verify that no skin is showing between the skin barrier and the stoma to help prevent leakage and skin irritation.
 
Prepare the Skin Barrier and Pouch
3. Using small curved scissors, carefully cut an opening in the skin barrier to match the pattern. Do not cut beyond the line on the release liner.
 
Prepare the Skin Barrier and Pouch
4. Remove the release liner from the skin barrier. Set aside with adhesive facing up.
 

How to apply Hollister FormaFlex Skin Barrier?

  • Minimize the amount of touching or contact with the barrier prior to application
  • Once applied to the skin, the barrier adhesion will improve with heat. Enhance the adherence of the skin barrier by using a hand or fingers to hold the skin barrier in contact with the skin for 30 to 60 seconds.
  • The flexibilty of the barrier can be improved by warming prior to application. One way this can be accomplished is by holding the barrier in your hands prior to the removal of the release paper or film. Do not microwave skin barriers.

Wear Time:
  • Wear time is defined as the length of time a product can be worn before failure
  • Failure is usually the result of barrier erosion or separation of the barrier from the skin
  • Wear time can vary widely based upon factors such as skin condition, discharge consistency, activity, and climate
  • The goal is to provide predictable and consistent wear time

Hollister New Image Ostomy Skin Barrier Frequently Asked Questions

How often do you change ostomy skin barrier?

You will require to change the skin barrier every three days i.e., twice a week. Make sure you replace the pouch before it starts leaking or pulling apart from your skin.

What is an ostomy skin barrier?

An ostomy skin barrier is a protective layer which prevents the chances of infection around the sensitive stoma site. A stoma is a surgically created opening in the body used to excrete urine and bowel to ensure good health of your ostomy.

How often should an ostomy pouch be emptied?

An Ostomy pouch should be emptied six to eight times a day. Don't wait for the bag to be filled. Empty the bag when it is 1/3 full. A full bag can lead to leakage.

Can you irrigate stoma daily?

Yes, you can irrigate your colostomy at the same time every day. It will help you to train your bowel to function. It can help you stay drainage free for a day or two. It would be best if you irrigated within an hour of having a meal.

Specification

  • To change a two-piece pouch first you will want to get your supplies ready. You will need the following items to prepare new pouch and put it on your new skin barrier. Your new pouch and a disposable bag for used pouch, water and some tissues or paper towels for washing and drying skin.
  • If you are using ostomy accessories with your pouch, you will need to get those out and ready at this time 
  • After you have assembled all your supplies, you are ready to prepare your new pouching system
  • To prepare the skin barrier, first remove the release liner on the skin barrier
  • Then stretch the form of Flex shape to fit the starter hole to the size and shape of your stoma. The skin barrier has ridges designed to help make it easy to shape and reshape. Do not roll the barrier just stretch it until the opening is approximately the size you need set the form of flex skin barrier aside ensuring the adhesive side is facing up
  • Now is also a good time to close your drainable pouch, if you are using a pouch that has an integrated closure like 'lock and roll', close it now
  • If you are using a pouch clamp, apply that now now that you have prepared your new pouching system. Its time to remove your used skin barrier and pouch
  • It is easiest to empty your pouch before you remove it. When taking your pouch off, carefully lift the edge and peel downward, gently pushing the skin away from the adhesive
  • You can use one of the convenient disposal bags included in every box of pouches, these bags allow discreet disposal of used pouches properly dispose of your used pouch. If you are using a pouch clamp, remove it before you throw away the used pouch. The pouch clamp can be reused.
  • Clean your skin with water and if needed a gentle soap. Do not use oils powder lotion or lotion types soaps on the skin
  • Rinse and dry your skin thoroughly
  • Center the skin barrier opening over the stoma in a diamond shape
  • Now gently push in the form of flex skin barrier towards the stoma to help ensure no skin around the stoma remains exposed 
  • Gently press the barrier to be sure it makes good contact with the skin 
  • Remove the backing paper of the tape and press the adhesive against your skin
  • Attach the pouch to the skin barrier by engaging the lower edges of the pouch flange and the skin barrier flange. Press the two flanges together a series of clicks will confirm you are doing it correctly. No more clicks means the pouch is secured.
  • Place your hand over the pouch and barrier and gently press for about one minute. Warmth and gentle pressure help activate the adhesive.

 

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