The DragonSkin Blog

  • Doctors Studying Stingrays and Other Hazardous Marine Life

    Our team recently met Dr. Christanne Coffey, a UCSD Professor focusing on Wilderness Medicine. One of her focus areas is exploring how medical providers understand and treat injuries from wildlife like stingrays. They have launched a new study this year to survey beach goers who have recently been stung by stingrays. We also learned about a stingray-related study conducted by Dr. Robert Katzer at UC Irvine, another Professor specializing in Emergency Medicine. This blog delves into both studies and some key takeaways to have.
  • Do Surf Booties or Water Shoes Protect Against Stingrays?

    We've tested traditional booties and water shoes to see how they perform against our DragonSkin™ booties. This blog delves into the results.
  • How to Avoid Getting Stung by Stingrays

    If you're in temperate waters like in SoCal during the summer, chances are there will be stingrays next to shore. Stingrays are awesome creatures and this blog delves into how we can coexist by avoiding getting stung.