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What is a face mask?

A facemask is used in medicine as a physical barrier worn on the face to protect against the spread of diseases through liquid or airborne particles. A mask may be termed as a dental, surgical, isolation or laser mask. A face mask helps block large-particle droplets, splashes, sprays or splatters that may contain germs (viruses and bacteria), keeping these from reaching the mouth and nose of the wearer. Face masks may also be worn by a diseased individual to help reduce the exposure of their saliva and respiratory secretions on others. Disposable surgical masks may also be worn to protect oneself from pollution or dust in the environment. It should be noted, that though a face mask provides protection from large droplets, splashes, splatters etc., it does not completely prevent the passing through of microscopic particles present in the environment. These masks are less effective than respirators, which are specially designed for clearing all present airborne bacteria and viruses from the inhaled breath. A face mask is not to be either shared or re-used. Face masks are loose-fitting masks that cover the nose and mouth, and have ear loops, ties or fastening bands that clasp behind the head. A face mask may be used by a health care worker or by the general public to avoid chances of cross-contamination. It is important to ensure a safe face mask (surgical) disposal as well.

Types of Medical Mask

1.Surgical Face Mask

This type of face mask is worn by surgeons for optimal protection and splash resistance to bodily fluids

2.Particulate Respirator

This face mask is worn for protection against airborne particles, dust and mist

3.Disposable Face Mask

This mask protects from germs, chemicals and dust particles while providing breathability

Smart Medical Buyer offers the widest range of face masks at the lowest prices available online in India

Medical face masks of superior quality from leading manufacturers like 3M Infection PreventionBellcross Industries and Romsons are available at discounted prices on the SMB website. The types of face masks available on SMB include tie-on face masks, 2 ply or 3 ply face masks, surgical face masks, ear loop face masks and anti-pollution face masks. Some brands of face masks available on the SMB website may even provide the function of up to 99% bacteria filtration. You can buy face masks in box sizes of 50 or 100 units per box on SMB. SMB provides the best quality products for the lowest surgical mask prices online. As a doctor, nurse or medical establishment, you may purchase products in both small and large quantities at great discounted prices through our website. Due to their high demand, some products of this category may also be eligible for next day despatch.