What Makes Silverlon® Silver Dressings Unique?


Silverlon silver plated nylon technology offers many unique advantages over other silver dressings:

Silverlon Silver Dressings

  • Sustainable – every Silverlon dressing can be used for up to 7 days
  • No increase in bioburden
  • No staining

Other “Silver” Dressings

Silver Impregnated Dressings
  • May have as little as 1/50th as much
    silver as Silverlon
  • Silver layer is not in patient contact
  • Typically backed by in vitro data only
Silver Nanocrystal Dressings
  • Typically 1/5th the silver of Silverlon®
  • Staining and stinging can occur
  • Increased bioburden


Silverlon dressings contain more metallic silver than other silver dressings