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How's the Incision Look So Far? Will It Be a Clean Cut? (photo)

I know I'm only a few days post op (OP was on 9/30) and I'm in such a tremendous amount of pain as well as I'm super swollen. I've seen other incision lines a few days PO and there's look "cleaner" in cut then mine does. I feel like mine is jaggered and is kinda messy, I'm hoping for a real thin straight cut and I don't think I will achieve this. :(( what do you think?

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How's the Incision Look So Far? Will It Be a Clean Cut?

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I can't see much of anything through the Steristrips. They appear a bit blood stained. Once they are removed you may well find that they look much as you expected. 

All the best. 


Seattle Plastic Surgeon
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How's the Incision Look So Far? Will It Be a Clean Cut? (photo)

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Your incision is covered by the steri-strips. Some part of the skin has lost superficaial layer of the skin that will heal will time. In other areas there is dry blood under the stri-strips  and some brusing that is ok as well at this time. My recommendation would be to follow up closely with your surgeon.

B. Kalantarian, MD
Orange County Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 7 reviews

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