Commonly Used Burn Dressings:
This is a clear antibiotic ointment commonly used on facial burns.
Silver Sulfadiazine: (Thermazene, Silvadene)
This is a white antibiotic cream used to thoroughly cover the wound. Many Burn Survivors
say that they receive a cooling effect after the application.
This anti-infective cream is white, and is used on deep burns, particularly electrical burns. It has the ability to penetrate further into the injured tissue.
Travase (or other enzymatic debriders):
An enzyme used to dissolve dead tissue.
Other Burn Dressings:
As time progresses and your wounds heal, various other burn dressings may be needed.
The goals are the same: Prevent infection alnd promote healing with as little discomfort as possible.
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