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02/07/2017
By: John S.
Gaston Pharmacy
Highly recommended pharmacy. Great prices on medicines. Wide varieties of OTCs and best pharmacist of Gaston county Mr Vim is very knowledgeable
02/06/2017
By: Bhumi P.
Gaston Pharmacy
Excellent customer service. Quick in and out and best price in town. Pharmacist Mr. Petal is very knowledgeable.
02/11/2017
By: Karen P.
Gaston Pharmacy
Great prices on prescriptions and OTCs, most friendly pharmacy staff. Highly recommended place. Great location
02/13/2015
By: Heather S.
Rite Aid
Pharmacy employees are very pleasant and are very friendly.
Tips & Advices
This depends on the facility. Patients should call to find out if they'll need a referral from their physician prior to making an appointment.
Aside from hyperbaric oxygen treatment, most wound care centers offer:
  • Debridement: The removal of dead skin and tissue surrounding the wound. This can be done surgically, using a whirlpool bath, syringes, enzymes that dissolve the tissue, or wet dressings that dry on the wound and absorb the dead tissue.
  • Dressing: Wrapping the wound in a protective film, gauze, gel, or foam.
  • Compression stockings: Tight-fitted fabric sheaths that encourage blood flow.
  • Artificial skin: A covering that is applied to the wound for several days as it heals.
  • Ultrasound: The use of sound waves to promote healing.
  • Growth factor therapy: The use of materials naturally produced by the body to encourage quick cell growth.
  • Negative pressure therapy: Creating a vacuum around a wound to encourage faster blood flow to the area.
Depending on where the treatment is administered, hyperbaric oxygen treatment  can cost $100- $1,000. After insurance is applied, patients may have a copay of $10 -$50 or a coinsurance fee of 10 percent to 50 percent.
Most wounds should heal within two to six weeks. An individual should seek chronic wound treatment if a wound has not begun to heal after two weeks or is not completely healed after six.
Most health insurance plans cover wound care. Patients should check with the clinic and their health insurance provider before seeking treatment to be sure.

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