An item designed to be used following reconstructive facial procedures. It can also be used for holding dressings without adhesive tape, to help minimize postoperative swelling after the first dressing change, and provides a psychological sense of security to the patient. May be reusable and washable.
Our medical equipment dictionary is provided for use by medical students, nurses and other healthcare professionals and is for general, educational purposes only. If you would like to suggest an addition or update to the definition for temporary intracanalicular collagen implant, please contact us.