AQUACEL® foam dressing offers comfort and simplicity, plus the healing benefits of an AQUACEL® interface Water Proof/Bacteria Barrier provides evaporation of excess moisture. A waterproof barrier against viral/bacterial penetration allows patient to shower and bathe. Soft Absorbent FOAM pad enhances patient comfort and absorbs excess fluid. AQUACEL® interface gels on contact with wound exudate to maintain a moist environment. Locks in wound exudate, including harmful components . Vertical wicking prevents lateral spread of fluid, reducing risk of maceration. Micro-contours to the wound bed, minimizing dead space where bacteria can grow. Gentle silicone border designed to adhere to surrounding skin, not to the wound bed. Skin-friendly adhesive supports simple application and removal. Demonstrated low potential for dermal irritation or allergic contact sensitization.