Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween, from Dermatuff! 🎃 Stay safe and enjoy yourselves this Halloween.   Remember, there is 20% off Dermatuff Arm and Leg Protectors until midnight tonight (31st October 2018). Use the code OCT20 to receive your discount. We have produced a...

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Exeter Innovation for Science and Technology Event

In February 2018, Dermatuff was included in a presentation at the Exeter Innovation for Science and Technology quarterly event. Professor Adrian Harris is the Executive Medical Director at Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust. Prof. Harris refers to the...

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Factory Seconds Socks (Leg Protectors), £20 per pair!

Occasionally, we will receive our products from our manufacturer and they are not in perfect condition. We call these ‘factory seconds’. For these particular socks, there is damage to the colour of the material. These socks have lighter coloured patches (brown in...

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Daily Mail Article – 25th October 2016

Daily Mail reveal the 5 best medical socks to get your feet through thick and thin... Back in October 2016, the Daily Mail wrote an article about the 5 best medical socks and Dermatuff featured on that list. "Fragile skin (which is at greater risk of tears and ulcers)...

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Making the checkout process easier for you

We have listened to your feedback and made some changes to our checkout form to ensure you have a seamless checkout experience with us. It was a requirement to enter your email address before you could complete the checkout process. However, following valuable...

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Factory Second Leg Protectors, Half Price!

Occasionally, we receive our products from the manufacturer with minor faults which means we cannot sell them as new. Rather than them go to waste, we have decided to sell them as factory seconds at a reduced price for our customers.This may be useful if you have not...

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Costly for the NHS but not unusual

Eileen Cole, who kindly published a testimonial for us recently had suffered multiple skin tears which, through no fault of hers were very costly for the NHS. The Cost per Treatment For example one skin tear took 8 weeks to heal, there were 2 dressings a week by the...

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Our Protective Sleeves can also be called Arm Protectors

When we first started manufacturing our Thin Skin Protection Socks we soon recognised from the number of requests that we were getting that there was also a strong demand for Thin Skin Arm Protectors or Protection for Arms. This is because the skin of the forearms...

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Skin Tear Protection Evaluation

The Dermatuff Skin Tear Protection Socks and Sleeves evaluation was conducted between August 2013 and June 2014 in two centres with two Study Coordinators for a period of six months. 37 elderly people, all vulnerable to skin tears initially participated. The Skin Tear...

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Benefits Of Dermatuff Socks From A Customer

I am an otherwise healthy man now 70 and still very much enjoy an active life. However my ability to keep this up has become very limited because I suffer from very vulnerable thin skin. What happens is that I only have to knock my leg or particularly my shin lightly...

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Shinpads – Dermatuff – Skin Protection Socks and Sleeves

A few weeks ago a customer told us that he had been advised by his GP Practice Nurse to try wearing footballers’ shinpads to protect him from the frequent skin tears that he was experiencing on his legs. On looking around on the Internet for a source for shinpads I’m...

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Eliminate Skin Tears in Care Homes

The incidence of skin tears in Care Homes is very high. No statistics are published but we have calculated from academic research that there is an average of 1.58 skin tears per annum amongst people of 70 years old and more. We also know from our customers experiences...

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Daily Mail Article 30th November 2013

"Retired chocolate-maker Peter Thornton has launched a range of garments to protect fragile skin – made from the same material as stab-proof vests. The 80-year-old hopes his Dermatuff socks, gloves and sleeves will help those older Britons who suffer skin tears....

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Daily Mail article 30th Sep 2014

"Skin also thins as we age, making it more prone to injury. The socks are being trialled at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital to prevent lacerations of the lower legs.  According to the researchers, at least three million older people may suffer these injuries. The...

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How do we know that DERMATUff really works?

The understanding of the success of our products is based on their track record, the many personal experiences reported to us and also the trials and evaluations that we have conducted ourselves. Our privately managed trials showed a 97% reduction in skin tears The...

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Download an Order Form & Size Chart

We have added download links for these items. Download and complete manually and send to us by post with your cheque. Thin-skin_protection Stockings- Sizes & order form_14_05_14 (docx) Thin-skin_protection Stockings- Sizes & order form_14_05_14 (rtf)...

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Latest Newsletter

Dear Customer We thought that you might be interested to hear what has been going on at Dermatuff: Manufacturing The spinning of our very special and unique yarn is still being done by our excellent spinners in Italy, however the manufacturing of the socks themselves...

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Are our Socks too hot in hot weather?

In the United Kingdom we thought that we had enjoyed our best summer for many years in 2013 followed by probably our worst winter. Remarkably now 2014 has also been a beautiful summer. Each year, every day dawned brightly with a beautiful blue sky and bright sunshine,...

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Research Grant Approved

This trial is now under way Background Information Roy Powell based at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital received approval for an application for a £250,000 award from the National Institute for Health Research under its Research for Patient Benefit programme that...

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DERMATUff VISION

When I was a boy the life expectancy for men was 60 and for women it was 65.  These days it is 78 for men and 82 for women.  It is a wonderful thing that due to many factors such as much better medical provision, a healthier lifestyle, a better quality of life and...

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DERMATUff’s for Hiking

Living close to Dartmoor and having a young family who love walking and the outdoors I quite often find myself up there at the weekends being led along by my 15-year-old daughter who usually knows where she is going. On this last occasion when we were looking for some...

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DERMATUff for comfort…

The socks are very comfortable whatever the weather. I have worn them myself every day for the last five years and have had no problem with overheating or irritation. Last summer on holiday in Turkey where the temperatures reached 42deg C I wore them every day and had...

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