Traditional Methods used even today
Wet to Dry Dressing
Wound Care As It Used To Be
Most of the methods used up until this point have had a high risk, low reward return in almost every sense of the word - for the patient, for the practiotioner and for the overall healthcare system.
What we envisioned was bringing biologics to the masses in a program that was powerful yet simple, and that addresseses the needs our founder saw over 30+ years building medical practices.
First FDA Regulated Wound Care Powered by Stem Cell Technology
In 2018 the use of inpatient Skin Substitutes were approved by Medicare for the treatment of Stage II or greater wounds treated with traditional methods unsuccessfully. Earlier this year, this was opened up for reimbursement on an outpatient basis.
DFUs have < than a 50% wound area reduction after 4 weeks of standard wound care (SOC) VLUs with < than substantial wound improvement after 4-6 weeks of SOC.
Standard of Care (SOC) includes :
Remove necrotic tissue through debridement (asharp debridement).
Maintain moisture balance by selecting the proper wound dressing to control exudate.
Take measures to prevent or treat wound infections.
Correct ischemia in the wound area.
For venous leg ulcers, apply some form of compression.
For diabetic foot ulcers, apply some form of offloading.