IMPORTANCE OF CLEANING AND DRYING
For any wound care treatment, cleaning and drying the area is a critical first step. It helps prevent infection and helps to ensure that the adhesive for the device will hold.
Important! Properly clean wound and control bleeding prior to applying!
Very important: As with any adhesive bandage, area must be dry for adhesive to stick properly.
Remove clear liner.
Center device on wound and press firmly on skin.
Remove paper frame.
Hold lock in place and pull strap to tension. Repeat for each strap. Do not over-tighten. If device is overtightened, remove and replace with another device.
Cut each strap as short as possible by lifting loop and cutting close to lock housing.
BE PREPARED WITH THE ZIPSTITCH LACERATION KIT. ENJOY YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE WITHOUT INTERRUPTION.
Everything you need to treat and close a laceration when you are out of hospital range: ZipStitch, Alcohol wipe, Gauze pad, Bandage. ZipStitch is a good value at $29.99 vs. a trip to the ER which may cost up to hundreds of dollars in out-of-pocket costs depending on your insurance.