Managing how a material can affect a device’s success starts with a strong, collaborative relationship with your materials supplier, which can help prevent a myriad of issues throughout the development of medical devices.
User needs and expectations continue to advance. Medical device technology needs to keep pace. For a successful design, take the following requirements into consideration.
Skin is an ever-changing organ. Its complexity makes it a challenge when designing wearable devices. When you design adhesives and devices that are made to stick to skin, there’s a lot to consider. Start your design with skin in mind. Learn more by reading “Meeting the challenges of skin.”
Skin is a window—it can indicate our overall health. And when it’s damaged, it can hurt both psychologically and physically.
Skin is the largest organ in the body and as such it is critical to the maintenance of our bodies.
It’s the body’s first line of defense, and this important organ should not be an afterthought.
10 factors design engineers must consider when creating stick-to-skin medical devices.
When developing longer-lasting adhesives, designers must consider skin dynamics and the overall function of the product very early in the design phase.