Meet Our Specialists
About Wound Care
Clear Lake Wound Care strives to give the best medical care possible. Dr. Moosa believes that honest and open communication is paramount. There have been many advances in medical technology and treatment, however, the patient is always a person first. They have the right to be treated with dignity, respect and compassion.
What is a wound care specialist?
Wound care specialists are healthcare professionals who have been trained to treat and care for all types of wounds, both acute and chronic. Patient and family education is a key role of a wound care specialist. Wounds heal differently for everyone and improvements are a gradual process.
Our wound care specialist provides expertise in:
- Venous Ulcers
- Arterial Ulcers
- Acute Injury
- Surgical Wounds
- Natural Healing Medicines
- Diabetic Wounds
- Pressure Sores
- Wound Closure
- New Tissue Growth
- Wound Tissue Rejuvenation
Wound Care FAQ
Your physician will give you detailed instructions on how to care for your wound. Follow instructions carefully, as interfering with your dressing can compromise your recovery.
Treatment periods for wounds vary depending on the patient and type of wound. In many cases, for optimal healing, weekly visits are necessary.
Honey, chamomile, aloe vera and zinc are all common natural remedies that are effective in treating wounds. Your wound care specialist will decide what type of treatment is necessary after your wound has been assessed.
According to Healogics, 25% of people living with diabetes will experience a foot ulcer. A diabetic foot ulcer is an open sore or wound that is commonly located at the bottom of the foot.