Before and After Your Ostomy Surgery
Planning ostomy surgery? Knowing what to expect can help allay your fears. Get some simple guidance on how an ostomy works, how to prepare for surgery, and how to find support afterwards.
Do you know the differences between colostomy, ileostomy and urostomy procedures? Learn more about the types of ostomy and how they work.
From your initial consultation with the surgeon to stoma site selection, here’s what will happen before your ostomy.
How long will it take to recover from your surgery? When can you drive and exercise again? And how will you learn to manage your ostomy pouching system?
You don’t have to figure everything out on your own. Here’s how to find the help you need.
This guide walks you through the range of ostomy products on the market, including different types of pouches, skin barriers, belt, covers, wraps and more.
Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about urostomy, ileostomy, and colostomy products and care.