- A non-woven topsheet: soft and dermatologically tested, for maximum comfort, as it is in direct contact with the skin.
- An acquisition layer: to help the urine pass quickly into the absorbent core pad, and maintain dryness during wear.
- An absorbent core pad: cellulose fibers are mixed together with super-absorbent particles which retain the liquid and convert it to a “gel” for a dry and secure fit. It also helps prevent unpleasant odours.
- A Backsheet: in soft cotton feel material, which is waterproof and therefore holds the absorbed liquid in and avoids leakages. The white ID backsheet is a guarantee of maximum discretion.
- On the higher absorbant products of the range, and/or for faecal incontinence, elastified leg cuffs secure the product, preventing leakage and giving maximum comfort.
- Small pads for light incontinence Small, comfortable, discreet pads for everyday use
- Absorbent underwear for light to moderate incontinence Pants suitable for active people: flexible and anatomically shaped for greatest comfort.
- Anatomically shaped pads and adult diapers for moderate to heavy incontinence These products are best suited to people with limited mobility, or invalids.
|ID Pants||ID Slip|
|Extra small||XS||50-70 cm (20-28 inch)||40-70 cm (16-28 inch)|
|Small||S||60-90 cm (24-36 inch)||50-90 cm (20-36 inch)|
|Medium||M||80-120 cm (32-47 inch)||80-125 cm (32-49 inch)|
|Large||L||100-145 cm (40-57 inch)||115-155 cm (45-61 inch)|
|Extra large||XL||130-170 cm (51-67 inch)||120-170 cm (47-67 inch)|
- Retraining by changing how often you urinate will help you get back your natural urination reflexes.
- Pelvic floor training helps you to strengthen and control your pelvic floor muscles.
- Retraining with intermittent catheterisation, to “decompress” the bladder if you suffer from urinary retention, or with regular catheterisation if you have a “lazy” bladder or a neurological disorder.
- Urethral sling procedure: a sling is created using synthetic material or tissue from your own body, to support the neck of the bladder.
- Urethral tape procedure: a less invasive and increasingly successful version of the previous one.
- Laparoscopic colposuspension,to reposition the bladder neck within the abdomen.
- Fitting an artificial sphincter.
- Nerve stimulation, stimulation and fitting a pacemaker for the sacral nerve (which has a key role in controlling the bladder and intestines). This treatment is for urge incontinence.
- Injecting bulking agents such as collagen into the bladder muscles or urethra, to make them more elastic. The operation needs to be repeated regularly since the substances injected are absorbed into the body.
- Bladder wall injections:this consists of injecting botulinum toxin or similar into the muscles of the bladder wall, to reduce contractions.
See other articles
Millions of people around the world suffer some type of incontinence to a degree that can range from mild to very severe.Read more
Urination can be defined as the voluntary act of passing urine out of the bladder.Read more
“Urinary incontinence” means involuntary or accidental leaking of urineRead more
Primary, pathological and iatrogenic causesRead more
There are various types of incontinence.Read more
Here are some tips to help you look after your urinary system and reduce the risk of leaking urineRead more
Retraining can give you better bladder control.Read more
Here are a few questions to help you work out what kind of urinary problems you have.Read more