Askina® DresSil

Foam dressing with silicone adhesive

Askina® DresSil is a self adherent foam dressing with soft silicone adhesive on one side and a vapour permeable waterproof film on the other. It combines the absorption capacity of the foam with the soft adhesion of the silicone contact layer.


  • Gentle and secure adherence
  • Minimized trauma during dressing changes (1)
  • Significant absorption capacity
  • Easy to use
  • Good conformability on difficult-to-dress areas and skin contours
  • Repositionnable, can be cut to shape
  • Improves patient comfort
  • Hypoallergenic


Indicated for the management of moderately exuding, partial to full thickness wounds such as: pressure ulcers, venous leg ulcers, arterial leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, 1st and 2nd degree burns, donor sites, skin tears and difficult to dress areas


(1) Thomas S Atraumatic dressings. WorldWide Wounds, 2003

Related products

Askina® DresSil Border
Askina® DresSil Border
Askina® DresSil Heel
Askina® DresSil Sacrum

Structure of Askina® DresSil

Structure of Askina® DresSil

1. Protective polyurethane film

Highly breathable; bacteria and waterproof barrier;

2. Hydrophilic foam layer

Soft and conformable; excellent absorption capacity;

3. Silicone adhesive layer

Safe adhesion to the surrounding skin with atraumatic removal; silicone layer is perforated to allow exudate to pass through to the foam layer.

Ordering information:

Askina® DresSil Size overall dressing / foam island Pieces/box Article number
  5 cm x 7 cm 3 / 10  5295703 / 5295710
  10 cm x 10 cm 3 / 10 5291003 / 5291010
  15 cm x 15 cm 3 / 10 5291503 / 5291510
  10 cm x 20 cm 3 / 10 5291203 / 5291210
  20 cm x 20 cm 5 5292005

Silicone adhesive



  • Traditional acrylic adhesive