8 Weeks Post Lift Incision Not Healing?
- Asked by sophie555
- 1 year ago
Hi At 8 weeks things are looking good for me EXCEPT a nasty incision that does not want to heal. On the right side (hairline), has a scab that is as long as the incision (about three inches) and is about a quarter inch wide. Been this way for about 4 weeks. PS thinks it's a granuloma and put me on antibiotics because the oozing looked somewhat suspicious. Exams are very painful. Please advise on short and long term treatment from your perspective. Happy with doc, would like some other input.
Delayed Wound Healing after Mini Facelift
At 8 weeks, scabs indicative for wound healing issues should be managed conservatively. Most of these wounds will contract and heal well over time. Kenneth Hughes, MD HughesPlasticSurgery Los Angeles, CA
Delayed Incision Healing
These areas of delayed healing will usually eventually heal up just fine. It is important in most cases that these crusts be removed as soon as possible, allowing the skin underneath to heal up properly.
Non-healing Incision 2 months Post-op Facelift
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