Both the CDC and WHO are advocating for telemedicine to monitor patients and reduce risks of them spreading the virus by traveling to hospitals. This is only helpful if the products used are able to support telemedicine technology.

Here are some of the advantages doctors and their patients enjoy about using BandGrip, the?telemedicine sutureTM:

  • Keeping patients safe from possible exposure to the coronavirus
  • Ease of use and time savings during application and removal
  • Removing their own BandGrip dressings at home
  • Cutting health care costs by holding post-op visit online

BandGrip Micro-Anchor Skin Closures are allowing orthopedic surgeons to close wounds safely and quickly, with better cosmetic results. And perhaps the biggest advantage for patients during this pandemic? they can remove the closure themselves, without having to head back to the doctor?s office.

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