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BandGrip Featured on Chicago's Sports Medicine Weekly

BandGrip founder and CEO Fred Smith is a busy man. While he’s been building successful companies for years, since 2015 his work has focused on revolutionizing wound closure technology to improve ...

What Causes Surgical Wound Dehiscence?

According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), postoperative wound dehiscence—in which surgical sites that have been sutured, stapled, or glued together following a procedure ...

Are Liquid Stitches Better Than Traditional Stitches?

Ouch! Accidents happen, and when we get a minor cut, we tend to just cover it with a bandage and forget about it. However, for more severe wounds that require a visit to the doctor, we may expect ...

Primary Intention Healing and Other Types of Wound Closure

From stitches to staples, tapes to glues, we’re familiar with the many different types of wound closure. However, there are also three types of healing that physicians and surgeons can employ based ...

Butterfly Stitches Versus BandGrip: What’s The Difference?

When someone has been injured with a deep cut or laceration, their physician has a number of options available to them, including sutures, staples, glues, and tapes. We’ve covered the pros and cons ...

The Importance of “Just Right” Wound Closure

“Ahhh, this porridge is just right." It’s probably been a while since you’ve heard the fairytale, but that’s Goldilocks, after having tried one bear's porridge that was too hot, and one that was too ...

Can I Use Super Glue to Close My Wound? 10 Myths About Wound Care

Think you know all there is to know about wound care? There are many myths surrounding wound care that have probably been passed down from generation to generation. Many contain a kernel of truth, ...