KitoTech’s microMend® Laceration Repair Kit Under Private Label Walgreens Named Best New Store-Branded Medical Product of 2022
“This award further establishes KitoTech as a leader in the consumer healthcare product industry.” – Dr. Ronald Berenson, President and CEO of KitoTech.
August 25, 2022
KitoTech Medical today announces that the Walgreens Wound Closure Laceration Repair Kit, a private label of the microMend® Laceration Repair Kit, has received the Gold Star Award from Store Brands magazine based on its selection as best new store brand medical product in the United States. in 2022.
microMend is an advanced wound closure product that is widely used by physicians and hospitals across the United States. microMend’s consumer products are sold on Amazon and through major retailers, including a combined total of 16,000 CVS and Walgreens stores. This award recognizes microMend as an exceptional medical product that addresses an important medical need for consumers – the closure of severe cuts and lacerations. microMend offers consumers an inexpensive and more convenient option to treat their own wounds rather than needing care in emergency rooms and urgent care clinics.
“We appreciate the opportunity Walgreens has given us to provide our revolutionary wound closure kit as part of their line of first aid products and we are honored to have the product selected as a top store brand medical product in 2022,” said Dr. Ronald Berenson. , President and CEO of KitoTech. “This achievement would not have happened without the tremendous efforts of the entire KitoTech team. The award further establishes KitoTech as a leader in the consumer healthcare product industry.
microMend consists of an array of miniature stainless steel staples (Microstaples) attached to an adhesive backing that combines the holding strength of a suture with the ease of application of a bandage. It is designed to provide medical personnel with an economical, quick and easy-to-use option for closing lacerations, skin tears, surgical incisions and other wounds. microMend’s consumer products allow individuals to close lacerations at home, outdoors or elsewhere without the inconvenience and cost associated with emergency room and urgent care clinic visits.
About KitoTech Medical
KitoTech Medical is a medical device company spun out of the University of Washington that uses its patented Microstaple Technology platform to develop and commercialize wound closure and wound care products. Additional product and company information is available online at http://www.micromendskinclosure.com.
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