Unna Boots soothe while helping to heal venous stasis ulcers.
Unna boots are a mild compression bandage made of gauze that has been saturated with zinc oxide paste and glycerine. This blend promotes healing by soothing skin irritations. After application, the bandage hardens to offer support and compression. This reduces swelling, lymphedema or edema.
Unna boot provide offloading for the wound to avoid repetitive trauma and allow wound healing to take place. They are used to treat venous stasis ulcers and other venous insufficiencies in the feet, heel and lower leg. Other therapies such as venous ablation are available as an in-office procedure and is also an excellent treatment for venous stasis ulcers and venous insufficiency.
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