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How to Use Convatec Cohesive Eakin Seals

How to Use Convatec Eakin Seals

Convatec Eakin Cohesive Seals are designed to be worn around the stoma. The material is alcohol-free which means it won't sting when worn against damaged skin. The most common complaints people with an ostomy have is stomal skin problems and leaks. Eakin Seals help with both of those issues. The seal is soft and it is easy to mold around your stoma so no output comes in contact with your skin.They are water-proof and will not lose stickiness even when you are handling and molding the seal. Eakin Seals can be used with one-piece and two-piece ostomy pouches.

Which Convatec Cohesive Eakin Seal Should I Use?

Convatec Eakin Seals for Ostomy TypesCohesive Slim
Small Cohesive Seal
  • Provides extra protection for the skin surrounding the stoma
  • For anyone with a more fluid output
  • Helps solve problems with leaks
  • Can provide a personalized and soft convexity
Large Cohesive Seal
  • Greater coverage area
  • Designed for urostomates
  • Can be used to create a deep convexity
Cohesive StomaWrap
  • Saves time
  • Works with oval or irregular shaped stomas
  • Helps anyone with limited dexterity
  • Can be applied quickly when fast pouch changes are needed


How to Apply Eakin Cohesive Seals:

  1. Clean and dry the surrounding skin
  2. Warm the Seal by holding it between your hands before removing the white paper
  3. Remove the paper and work the Cohesive Seal into the desired shape by gently teasing and stretching it to suit your body's individual needs
  4. You can not overwork the Seal because it is becomes easier to mold the more it is handled
  5. Position on the body and carefully shape the Cohesive Seal around your stoma. No skin directly around the stoma should be exposed
  6. Flatten the outer edge of the Seal, it should look like a short cone, flatter toward the outside and going up toward the stoma. Warmth from your hands will help to ensure a good seal is achieved because it makes the Seal easier to shape and mold.
  7. Fit the pouch as normal and hold in position for 30 seconds.

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