had an alar base reduction a week ago and have noticed on one side the wound has not healed tight together along the edges. there is a ever so tiny gap in a small section between the stitches. It looks it has healed apart and in a tiny V not tight like the other side. Will this eventually pull together and heal closed? will the scar be visibly worse on that side?
Mild Alar Dehiscence After Alar Base?
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Mild Alar Dehiscense
Hard to give an opinion without photos. Having said that, it seems that there is a small gap in the incisional area. This is usually not a big deal. It usually heals well. You are very early in your recovery period. Best to see your surgeon and make sure it is OK in your particular case.