Optilene® Mesh is an universal mesh, which combines a lightweight concept with an excellent handling. It is a soft, large pore elastic mesh which is both strong and has excellent spread characteristics. When Optilene® Mesh is chosen, there is no need to modify the surgical technique. The blue guidelines allow for a well directed placement. It provides optimal handling for open and laparoscopic applications. Optilene® Mesh is a universal mesh suitable for all hernias as it can be used for both inguinal and incisional hernia repairs.