Surgical face masks are disposable devices that have a loose fit and create a block between the mouth and nose of the user and the possible impurities in the close environment.
Surgical masks are loose in its fitting and act as barriers for aerosols or splashes which can arise due to sneezing or coughing.
Surgical masks should not be shared with anyone. These can either come with a face shield or maybe without a face shield.
These masks are designed or intended to be used only once and disposed of after every use.
If in any case the mask of the user is damaged or soiled, or if the user experiences any difficulty in breathing then the mask should be removed and discarded safely and replace it with a new one as per the said protocols.
The wearer should wash his or her hands thoroughly when putting and removing the mask.
Make of 3-ply surgical masks:
These masks are typically triple-layered, disposable, and fluid resistant. The three layers function as; the innermost layer absorbs moisture, the middle layer acts as a filter and the outermost layer repels water. They are designed in such a way, that they provide protection to the wearer from droplets that are infectious nature and might have been emitted during coughing, sneezing, or talking. The masks have soft elastic ear loops and flexible plastic strip which deliver a perfect fit by covering the nose and mouth.
Benefits of a 3-Ply Disposable Face Mask:
- Easy to wear.
- Effective in blocking splashes and large-particle droplets.
Frequently Asked Questions
How often should one change their face masks?
Face masks should be changed once they get moist. One should not wear a mask for longer than one day. Disposable face masks should be used just once and then discarded.
Can surgical masks be reused?
Surgical masks are not tested for any specific microorganisms and do not prevent any specific diseases. Hence, surgical masks should never be reused, washed or disinfected. Ideally, one should never share surgical masks with others.
Where to buy it a 3-Ply Disposable Face Mask:
Surgical face masks are available in Hyderabad at:
TrueCare Surgicals (Store 1)
Address: H.No 1-100, G2, Hitech City main road, Opposite Indian Oil Petrol Pump, Madhapur, Hyderabad, Telangana 500081.
TrueCare Surgicals (Store 2)
Address: Nizampet X road, Near Sri Holistic Hospital, Behind Vasireddy Swagruha Foods, Kukatpally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500072.