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, woven/knit 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 help us better communicate with our customers on how to properly wear and care for our bands.
Dr. Peter Schalock is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery (Dermatology) at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and practices clinically at Kuchnir Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery. He edited the book Primary Care Dermatology and has authored many book chapters and journal publications.
Dr. Schalock was chosen for the Dermatology Leadership Program by the American Academy of Dermatology and received the Presidential Citation from the American Contact Dermatitis Society.
Dr. Patricia Norris began treating contact dermatitis as a research assistant for Dr. Frances Storrs at Oregon Health & Science University. 10 years later, Dr. Storrs retired and Dr. Norris took over the OHSU Contact Clinic.
Dr. Norris was named a top doctor in Portland in 2008, 2016 and 2017, among other accolades. She loves teaching, collaborating with patients and exercise—setting her alarm for 4:45am for early-morning workouts and tracking heart rate and distance with Fitbit.