Iodosorb is the latest iteration of iodine technology in wound healing. It is most often used for infected wounds that are difficult to heal including venous stasis ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, pressure sores, and infected traumatic and surgical wounds.
This tasty salve has been used to treat wounds and speed healing as far back as ancient Egypt. It fell by the wayside in recent history as we discovered a plethora of powerful antibiotics to treat bacterial infections.
Skin protectants used in long-term wound care prevent maceration caused by dressings and gels that speed wound healing.