Barrier rings can help to prevent ostomy leaks, but most barrier rings get gooey and melt. Brava Protective Rings are Coloplast’s solution to this problem. But do they work?
One of the most recognized products in the ostomy world are Eakin Cohesive Seals. The brand is so well-known that an entire category of products, barrier rings, are often referred to simply as “Eakin rings”, much like how we often use the name “Xerox” to mean photocopy. I’ve been buying Eakin Cohesive Seals for over a year, and it’s time for a review!
The ideal appliance will fit in a way that protects your skin while also providing a durable, and secure fit. Unfortunately, not every ostomate can achieve this balance so easily, so many will experience a breakdown of skin around the stoma.
Changing an ostomy appliance doesn’t have to be complicated, but there are a few things you’ll want to do in order to do it right.