Thermal Burns

Treating with KeraStat®

KeraStat® Gel is now available for purchase through Combat Medical. Check out their website for further product and purchasing details.

KeraStat® Gel is a sterile, non-implantable, keratin-based hydrogel intended to act as a protective covering for a variety of partial thickness dermal wounds. When applied, KeraStat® Gel envelops the injury, absorbs excess exudate, and maintains a moist environment to facilitate recovery.


KeraStat® is indicated for the management of partial thickness wounds caused by thermal insult.

The video to the left provides a general understanding of burn classifications and the use of KeraStat in the care of these injuries.


Indications for Use

KeraStat® Gel is indicated for management of a number of skin traumas, such as:

  • First and second degree burns
  • Severe sunburns
  • Superficial injuries, cuts, abrasions, and incisions


Under the direction of a healthcare practitioner, KeraStat® Gel may also be used in the management of:

  • Pressure ulcers (stage I – III)
  • Venous stasis ulcers
  • Ulcers caused by mixed vascular etiologies
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Donor sites and grafts