In this blog post I’ll be answering a question that many new ostomates have: when should I change my appliance?
Moldable ostomy wafers aren’t as popular as they probably should be, but ConvaTec has been making them for many years now. In this review, I’ll be looking at their SUR-FIT Natura moldable wafers.
Here’s a cool hack that allows you mix two brands of Ostomy appliances to customize your experience.
It seems that Coloplast has been busy making changes to products based on feedback from their users. This is a great thing to see, and I’m happy to be giving you this product overview on the newly designed SenSura Mio pouches for ileostomates.
New ostomy products get me excited, and nothing excites me more than a new ostomy appliance. I’ve been fortunate enough to be the first North American patient to use the new Flexima 3S by B. Braun, and I’m so happy to be finally able to present this review.
Disclaimer: B. Braun has provided me sample products to use for this review ahead of the official, North American product launch. As with all my other reviews, I’ve received no other compensation, and my opinions are purely my own.
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.
Ostomates have a lot of options to choose from when it comes to pouching systems, but it’s not always clear what the advantages and disadvantages are between a one-piece or a two-piece system. I hope that you’ll be able to learn the differences in the following post.
When you get out of ostomy surgery, you’ll likely be given supplies from a manufacturer who partners with your hospital. Some people decide to stay with the same product long after they’ve recovered from their surgery, and others try new things in order to find the perfect match.