Preventing skin damage due to face masks

The Nation | Apr 8, 2020 at 7:14 PM
  • ISLAMABAD-Face masks need to fit snuggly to the wearer’s face, and they must close tightly around the nose to ensure that they offer maximum protection.
  • Usually, dressing a wound would help minimise further damage and prevent infection.
  • In this situation, a dressing might prevent the mask from fitting correctly and, therefore, increase infection risk.