Media Backgrounders

Wound Care Division

The Mölnlycke Wound Care division develops and manufactures dressings designed specifically for chronic and surgical wounds, such as venous leg ulcers, pressure ulcers or burns. The assortment also comprises complementary products within compression therapy and dermatology.

The wound care market dynamic is driven by the aging population. This implies higher incidence of many chronic and acute wounds. Mölnlycke Health Care is the global market leader within wound care dressings. Advanced dressings with Safetac® technology is becoming a first choice for an increasing number of care givers worldwide. The R&D department of Mölnlycke constantly develops dressings to increase their efficacy – with a number of new products in pipe-line.

The advanced dressings market is valued at approx 2.3 billion euro and it’s growing at around 4% yearly. A big part of this change from conventional to advanced wound dressings can be attributed to the growth of the Mölnlycke Health Care dressings with Safetac.

Product and therapy areas

The Wound Care division offers a wide range of wound care solutions, including products with Safetac® technology providing gentle and effective wound healing to patients and caregivers. The Wound Care assortment also has supplementary...

Facts about wound healing

Wound healing is a complex and dynamic process of restoring cellular structures and tissue layers. The human adult wound healing process can be divided into three distinct phases: the inflammatory phase, the proliferative phase, and the remodeling...

About our customers

Our customers, the wound care clinician and caregiver, face daily challenges to effectively care, treat and heal different types of wounds. These are a few examples of their reality. Nearly all cancer patients suffer from skin damage as a direct...