Class 1: (18-21 mmHg)
Prophylaxis of venous diseases, heaviness and fatigue in the legs, pain with or without varicosity, initial varices during pregnancy.
Class 2: (23-32 mmHg)
Moderate CVI, post-varicophlebitis, venous insufficiency due to varicosis, after small superficial ulcer, post-sclerotherapy, varicosis during pregnancy.
Absolute Contraindications: High grade arterial insufficiency, wet dermatosis, acute dermatitis, cutaneous infections, wearing during bed rest or confinement to bed if not prescribed by physician (except antiembolism stockings). Metabolic edema, uncontrolled congestive heart failure, intermittent claudication, ischemia.
Relative Contraindications: Sensory loss of the extremity, intolerance of compression stockings materials, advanced peripheral neuropathy ( e.g. diabetes mellitus), rheumatoid arthitis (RA).
Medical compression stockings are designed for day use, unless you have a prescription for night use. It is not necessary to remove the stockings during a short rest during the day.
Important Care information:
We always recommend the use of rubber gloves to wear medical stockings
Avoid sharp fingernails and toenails
Rings with sharp edges cause defects and breakage of the yarn
Do not cut off any projecting threads inside the stocking
Only use skin care substances which do not have any bad (deterioration) effect on the stockings