Steri Strips Vs. SuturesUploader: Toshicage 8 month ago Subscribe 3719
Unless otherwise specified by the doctor, do not use skin cleansers, alcohol, peroxide, iodine, or antibacterial soap. I used alcohol free baby wipes and very gently washed off the blood. Pull loose steri strip end of each strip at a time. Warnings Loose steri strip not remove Steri-Strips unless you are specifically told to do so by your physician. You may wash or shower with steri-strips in place. Peel each strip in the direction of the wound. The glue should loose steri strip kept dry and the incisions should be kept out of direct sunlight. Though not as strong as sutures, these thin adhesive bandage strips can be equally effective as long as you keep them dry and make sure they stay affixed to the wounded area.