What is LBF?
LBF is a revolutionary ‘no sting’ skin barrier that is particularly useful for ostomates, to protect the skin around their stoma.
How does LBF work?
LBF uses new silicone technology to create an easy to apply barrier to protect skin.
Will LBF sting my skin?
No, LBF does not contain any alcohol or astringents, so it is completely sting free.
Can LBF be used on sore and excoriated skin?
Yes, LBF is sterile and alcohol free so will not interfere with wound healing or sting when used on sore and excoriated skin.
How often should LBF be reapplied?
LBF is so gentle on skin it can be reapplied as often as required. We recommend reapplying LBF after each device change.
How should LBF be removed?
There is no need to remove LBF as it will gradually wear off.
Can LBF be used on children?
Yes, LBF is completely inert, making it safe for use on children’s sensitive skin.
How much surface area will one wipe cover?
Each LBF wipe can cover a surface area of 15cm x 15cm.
Is it possible for patients to undergo radiotherapy when the skin is treated with LBF?
Yes, no side effects have been reported.
Is LBF available on NHS prescription or nurse prescribable?
Yes, it can be prescribed by your nurse as well as your GP.