Many ostomates unfortunately experience skin issues caused by moisture build-up, leakage, friction and allergies from other products. These common problems can quickly lead to painful rashes, inflammation and a decrease in your overall quality of life.
Our healing Alginate stoma bags are specifically designed to address these concerns head-on, offering an innovative approach to promote healing, alleviate discomfort and improve your overall wellbeing every day.
Did you know, alginate comes from seaweed? Commercial alginate is produced from something called algin, which is known as ‘alginic acid’ and occurs naturally in brown seaweed. These brown seaweeds are harvested and converted into sodium alginate, which has a unique gelling and absorbent ability.
The effective absorbency of alginate is extremely beneficial in protecting skin from wounds which exude excess fluid, drawing moisture away from the skin to reduce irritation and soreness whilst promoting effective wound healing.
Our Alginate stoma bags absorb excess moisture to create an optimal healing environment for sore skin.
Get the most out of your Alginate bag by waking up the healing properties with the wafer This can be done in many ways including, placing under your arm or putting it on a radiator.
Our bags are designed to fit the shape of your body to increase comfortable wear time.
Because Alginate are hydrophilic, our Alginate-powered pouches absorb and lock away moisture, ensuring a dry and comfortable experience throughout the day.
The new closure features instant reliability and security, giving you peace of mind.
Female, 58 years old
This patient presented with a large ulceration, surrounded by sore, red and moist skin. Following antibiotics for the infection and Alginate products to heal her skin, she now has her quality of life back.Read the Case Study
Female, 75 years old
Severe excoriation of the immediate and distal peristomal skin was causing this patient pain and distress. She now has renewed confidence to go out more, thanks to the healing power of Alginate.Read the Case Study
Female, 48 years old
Following emergency ileostomy surgery in 2021, this patient became isolated due to leakage and pain. After only one week using the Oakmed Drainable Standard Alginate Soft Convex bag, her skin began to heal.Read the Case Study
Male, 68 years old
After surgery in 2018, this patient struggled to find the right stoma product for his needs. Thankfully, our Oakmed Drainable Standard Alginate Convex bag resolved his extremely severe skin problem.Read the Case Study