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Old 02-10-2014, 02:41 PM
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Small Bandages / Easy Access Bandages

I have a few personal issues with using small (e.g. 3/4" x 3") bandages.

I dislike that they sometimes require two hands to put one on. I also don't like bandages that have no adhesion around the guaze pad (which allows unwanted debris to enter the bandage/wound area). Another thing I could do without is the multiple pieces of small trash to collect together. The fewer pieces of packaging the better.

Recently, I stumbled on bandages made by Tender Corp: Easy Access Bandages.

It's interesting how long it took for someone to create an easier bandage.

I'll be using them for a while, to see how they perform. I hope I don't use them too often though - as that would indicate a lot of injuries.

By the way, I'll be paying close attention to how these Easy Access Bandages adhere in a variety of circumstances and conditions.

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Old 02-10-2014, 07:13 PM
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Thanks for posting this. I'll definitely be getting some.
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Old 02-10-2014, 11:13 PM
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seriously. are these on the market yet or what? a bandaid that i can open with my teeth and one hand? i'll take twenty!
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