Our products are meant to be worn all day and night*, so it’s important to follow a few simple guidelines as you wear and care for your device.
To keep your band clean and your skin happy, our board of certified dermatologists have outlined the following tips:
*Excludes leather, nylon, and metal accessory bands.
As part of our commitment to help people live healthier, more active lives we have created a Scientific Advisory Board of leading, certified dermatologists who meet with Fitbit executives to review our testing protocols, ensure our products meet the highest possible standards, and to help us better communicate with our customers on how to properly wear & care for our bands.
Dr. Peter Schalock is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology in the Harvard Medical School and an Assistant Dermatologist at Massachusetts General Hospital with over 11 years of experience. A former member of the American Contact Dermatitis Society Board of Directors, he currently chairs the ACDS taskforce developing clinical recommendations for evaluating implanted metal hypersensitivity reactions in patients.
Dr. Norris is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Director of the Contact Dermatitis Clinic at Oregon Health & Science University with more than 15 years of experience. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the American Contact Dermatitis Society and is a member of the Women’s Dermatology Society. She is a former board member and past president of the Oregon Dermatology Society and Fellow at the American Academy of Dermatology.