Negative Pressure-Assisted Wound Closure (Wound VAC)

Also called vacuum therapy, vacuum sealing, or topical negative pressure therapy, Wound VAC treatment utilizes negative pressure to suction fluids from the wound and help bring the edges of the wound together. It also increases blood flow by dilating blood vessels and stimulates healthy cell growth. Negative pressure therapy helps reduce bacteria and aids in the formation of healthy granulation tissue, which is vital to wound healing and closure.

Vacuum-assisted closure (wound VAC) is indicated for deep, chronic wounds that are not healing properly. These types of wounds often require long hospital stays for treatment, but state-of-the-art vacuum therapy can be done on an outpatient basis. Wound vac has been proven to speed the healing process and wound closure, reduce pain and improve the patient’s quality of life.


  • Surgical wounds, grafts, flaps
  • Wound dehiscence
  • Arterial and venous insufficiency ulcers
  • Delayed radiation injury
  • Diabetic complications
  • Gas gangrene
  • Necrotizing infection
  • Pressure ulcers 

R3 Wound Care and Hyperbarics can give you the treatment you need—no doctor referral is needed.

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To find out if specialized wound care would benefit you, schedule an evaluation with one of our expert wound care medical staff.

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At R3 Wound Care and Hyperbarics, we specialize in treating a variety of wounds and medical conditions. Our expert wound care specialists offer advanced wound care treatments to help heal wounds as quickly as possible.

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At R3 Wound Care and Hyperbarics, our caring, experienced team provides a variety of wound care treatments to help you heal as quickly and effectively as possible.

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