Price Drop: Hy-Tape Precut Latex Free Waterproof Tape Strips

Hy-Tape is a Leading Producer of Latex Free, Waterproof Tape Strips What sets us apart from other waterproof medical tape is our zinc oxide infused adhesive which can soothe sensitive skin and is especially gentle in cases where repeat or prolonged tape is needed. We created our precut, latex free, waterproof tape strips as a […]

Preventative Skin Care & Ostomy

Skin Care & Ostomy Prevention is one of the most important components of wound and ostomy care. Factors like hydration, pressure, excessive moisture, cleanliness and erythema can all affect wound healing rate, patient comfort and the incidence of new wounds. By taking a proactive stance, healthcare professionals implementing a preventative skin care program can reduce […]

The Unexpected Benefits of Zinc Oxide Medical Tape

Unless you are a chemist, you’ve probably only heard about zinc oxide as a physical sunscreen. But there are actually many more benefits of zinc and zinc oxide than simply protecting against harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. We review the surprising benefits of zinc oxide and zinc oxide medical tape. Clearing up the confusion about chemical […]

Arterial Ulcer Wound Dressings and Challenges

Most chronic wounds are one of three types: venous stasis ulcers, pressure ulcers, and diabetic ulcers.1 However, a fourth group of chronic wounds—arterial ulcers—is an important cause of disability and amputation.2 While fewer people are affected by arterial ulcers than the other ulcer types, those who have arterial ulcers struggle with a uniquely difficult condition.  […]

Buyer Beware: Pink Tape, Imitators, & Fresh Zinc Oxide Tape

Shopping around for a product is encouraged, but not all “Pink Tape” is the same. Hy-Tape is available through distributors, online stores, Amazon, Ebay, you name it, we are probably there. However, there are sellers that either do not care for the product the correct way (see our article on care and storage) or hold onto […]

Get the Most Out of Your Tape Rolls: Proper Storage & Transport of Hy-Tape

Much like perishable foods, medical tape has an expiration date and responds to temperature and pressure. Variables like humidity, heat, cold, and time affect the performance of your adhesive product. The responsibility of delivering and maintaining product is very important as it not only directly impacts the health and skin of the patient, but also […]