• Choose country
  • Navigation
  • Contact
Alphabetical Product Search
Cutimed® Hydro L
  • Product
  • Video
  • Indication
  • Benefits
  • Images
  • Range available
  • Ordering Information
  • Specifications
  • Product Details
  • Literature
  • Video
  • Clinical Data
  • Features
  • Parent Information
Cutimed® Hydro – mode of action
Cutimed® Hydro – user benefits
Cutimed® Hydro – patient comfort
Cutimed® Hydro L is for dry to lightly exuding, mainly acute wounds, such as:

Cutimed® Hydro is a range of sterile, self- adhesive hydrocolloid dressings including Cutimed® Hydro L, mainly for dry to lightly exuding wounds, and Cutimed® Hydro B for light to moderately exuding wounds. Hydrocolloids asborb exudate to form a gel, which is removed in one piece with the dressing. Cutimed® Hydro dressings promote healing by creating and controlling moist wound conditions.

Cutimed® Hydro – mode of action

The absorbent and expandable particles in the hydrocolloid layer swell as they absorb exudate and form a gel.

  • Facilitates moist environment
    - promotes formation of granulation tissue
  • Forms gel in contact with exudate
    - moulds itself to structure of wound
  • Vertical absorption of exudate
    - keeps wound edges dry and reduces risk of maceration
  • Seals the wound
    - minimises contamination from external fluids or bacteria
  • Product structure allows removal of the gel with the dressing
    - minimal damage to newly forming tissue

Cutimed® Hydro – user benefits

  • Wide range of dressing shapes and sizes
    - easy application
  • Smooth and flexible dressing
    - conforms easily to skin and body contours
  • Intelligent dressing surface
    - adheres securely to healthy skin, gels on wound

Cutimed® Hydro – patient comfort

  • Retains exudate in gel
    - reduces leakage risk keeps patient as active as possible
  • Waterproof dressings
    - can be worn in the shower
  • Rapid dressing changes
    - minimal patient discomfort
  • Free of latex and gelatin
    - low allergy risk for patient and clinician

Cutimed® Hydro range

Hydro L is for ‘Light’, because the top layer of semi-permeable, low-friction polyurethane film allows close monitoring of the wound.


Cutimed® Hydro L is for dry to lightly exuding, mainly acute wounds, such as:

  • Laceration Minor abrasions
  • Minor burns
  • Minor abrasions (superficial and partial thickness)
  • Post-op protection of closed surgical sites

NOTE: Cutimed® Hydro L can also be used as semi-occlusive secondary dressing.

Cutimed® Hydro advantages

  • Maintains a moist environment
  • Stimulates granulation
  • Retains exudate in gel
  • Waterproof and breathable

Ordering information



BSN medical GmbH

Schützenstraße 1-3

22761 Hamburg

Map & Directions

 Tel: +49 (0)40 593612-100
 Fax: +49 (0)40 4909 6666