About Bandages/Band-Aids.

What’s a Bandage?

Bandages are strips of material used in the binding and protecting of wounds as well as playing a support role for medical devices and ointments that require dressings to hold them securely in place. It’s also used by itself in restricting movement or by giving support to a body part. Can be used with ointments.

What’s a Band-aid?

Any type of adhesive bandage with a gauze pad in the center used to cover minor wounds like cuts, pokes, scrapes, and blisters. Typically, made with many measurements, sizes, materials, and absorbent pads for different types of packing. Typically used with ointments.

Types Of Bandages/Band-aids:

  • Custom colored, kids, band-aids
  • Spot Bandages
  • Toe Bandages
  • Heel Bandages
  • Finger Bandages
  • Fingertip Bandages
  • Knuckle Bandages
  • Butterfly Bandages
  • Mini Bandages
  • Standard Bandages
  • Large Bandages
  • Extra Large Bandages
  • Elastic  bandages
  • Triangular bandages
  • Suspensory bandages
  • Gauze bandages
  • Four-tailed bandages
  • Tubular Bandages
  • Roller Bandages
  • Hydro Seal Bandages
  • Skin-Flex Bandages
  • Tough Strips Bandages
  • Metal Detectable Bandages
  • Liquid Bandage
  • Etc.

Aditional Information:

  • Spot Bandages: Applied to protect little spots like bumps and other very small minor injuries.
  • Toe Bandages: Applied on minor injuries to toes, can be good for blisters.
  • Heel Bandages: Applied on minor injuries to the heel, can be good for blisters.
  • Finger Bandages: Applied on minor injuries around the finger.
  • Fingertip Bandages: Applied for minor injuries on the fingertip.
  • Knuckle Bandages: Applied for minor injuries on the knuckle.
  • Butterfly Bandages: Applied to close up small wounds like cuts, by using one stuck end applied behind the affected area, to pull it together, and then stick the final the end down keeping the wound pulled together and closed.
  • Mini Bandages: Applied to small minor injuries.
  • Standard Bandages: Applied to minor injuries over the affected area.
  • Large Bandages: Applied to injuries over a more affected area.
  • Extra Large Bandages: Applied to injuries over a more damaged and affected.
  • Elastic bandages: Typically applied to minor injuries, depending on sizes of both the bandage and wound, that can change.
  • Triangular bandages: commonly used to secure the dressing at one place, especially when the dressing is large. Typically, they can also be used on almost all parts of the body from head to toe.
  • Suspensory bandages: applied to uplift a dependant part (as the scrotum or a pendulous breast).
  • Gauze bandages: Gauze pads and rolls are available in various lengths, width, and sizes. These have the ability to hold different types of affected injuries after it is dressed.
  • Four-tailed bandages: Mainly applied to head,  consisting of a cloth split in two on both ends; the central part is placed under the chin and the tails are tied over the top of the head. Used to restrict motion of the mandible/lower jaw.
  • Tubular Bandages: applied after a dressing on injured joints and fingers. Specially produced with seamless tubular fabric. They can be used on toes or fingers but are not at all helpful in stopping the bleeding.
  • Roller Bandages: Designed to stretch to a small extent, for adjusting to the shape of the injured part and contours, keeping the dressing right at its applied place.
  • Hydro Seal bandages: Comes in a variety of types and are more advanced Adhesive Bandages from BAND-AID® Brand. They offer 6 Benefits in 1 Bandage:
  1. Dual-Action Seal: Helps keep germs out and your body’s natural healing power in!
  2. 100% Waterproof: Blocks out water and stays on even when wet.
  3. Cushions: Provides protection and relief from painful blisters and wounds.
  4. Shows its Working: Within 24 hours, a white bubble will form under the bandage to show that the healing process has begun.
  5. Stays on Longer: Stays on for multiple days, even through hand washing and showers.
  6. Helps Prevent Scabs, which can cause scarring.

PROPER REMOVAL: Unlike other bandages, a HYDRO SEAL™ Bandage will stay on for several days. You can wear it until it begins to come off on its own. If removal is required, carefully loosen one end by stretching it along the skin. Do not pull upwards!

  • Skin-Flex Bandages: protects minor cuts and scrapes and helps them heal faster with BAND-AID® Brand SKIN-FLEX™ Adhesive Bandages.  Offers 8 Benefits:
    1. The flexible bandage covers and protects cuts and scrapes.
    2. Fibers stretch and flex to mold to your body.
    3. Dries almost instantly.
    4. Designed to move like a second skin.
    5. 24-hour hold lasts through handwashing, withstands damage, and frays.
    6. QUILT-AID™ Comfort Pad wicks away fluids without sticking to wounds.
    7. Not made with natural rubber latex.
    8. From the #1 doctor recommended brand.
  • Tough Strips Bandages:BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages TOUGH-STRIPS® are made with DURA-WEAVE® Fabric and a strong adhesive to provide durable protection. Offers 5 Benefits:
    1. DURA-WEAVE® Fabric and a strong adhesive provide durable protection.
    2. Designed for long-term wear.
    3. HURT-FREE® pad won’t stick to the wound, allowing for gentle removal.
    4. Not intended for use on sensitive or delicate skin.
    5. Option for waterproof ones too.
  • Metal Detectable Bandages: Instant visibility if dropped or lost. Foil strip sets off metal detectors. Each adhesive bandage contains a metal strip for automatic detection in food, pharmaceutical processing, and manufacturing settings.
  • Liquid Bandage: Topical skin treatment from chemicals which create a polymeric layer which binds to protect the skin. Mainly for minor cuts and sores.