Stitches + Scars Treatment

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Dermabond Vs Stitches for Minimizing Scars?

My 22 months old son fell and his forehead was cut open about 1/2 inches wide. Rushed to ER, they said he needed stitches. I asked if they could glue... READ MORE

Deep Cut Top of Lip After A Fall. How To Prevent Scarring?

I recently had a fall. I have a deep cut from my nose to my lip which went right through at one point and it is jagged. I have had four stitches in it... READ MORE

Stitches in the Chin - for How Long? (photo)

Hello, My daughter (4 1/2), split her chin open five days ago (to the bone). She has internal and external stitches in and we are concerned with... READ MORE

What Causes a Small Bump at the End of a Scar Stitched with Self Dissolving Stitches?

My 2 year old daughter fell and hit her forehead 5 weeks ago on a sharp edge of our bed. A plastic surgeon came to the emergency room and put in self... READ MORE

Indented Scar from Punch Biopsy Just Under Eye. What Can I Do?

I had a 4mm punch biopsy on the top of my cheek just under the eye area 10 months ago. It was stitched with 2 removable stitches. It has healed with a... READ MORE

Scarring Less Likely Using Absorbable Stiches?

Is stitching of the surgery preferred to be of self-absobing or removable? Which one has more risk to scar? I am male in mid-60's and thinking to have... READ MORE

Surgical Scar Pulls Apart After Stitches Removed?

I recently had a BCC removed from my face, withing 12 hrs of having the stitches removed the incision pulled open, I am afraid this will leave a... READ MORE

Minimizing Developing Facial Scar/ When Should Stitches Be Removed? (photo)

Hello im 18 and recently had a laceration above my eyebrow that required 5 stitches. I was told by the doctor to wash the cut out daily with soap and... READ MORE

I Busted my Bottom Lip Open and then I Had It Stitched Back Together but There is a Fat Lump Now, What Can I Do to Get if Fixed?

I was at a bar one night and one thing lead to another and I got into a fight with someone, and ended up splitting open my bottom lip and needed 5... READ MORE

Higher Chance of Scarring from Stitches Than Skin Glue?

I received a small cut on the bone below my eyebrow. ER would not call a plastic surgeon and used skin glue. Now, a plastic surgeon wants to cut and... READ MORE

How to Minimize Scars After Stitches Are Taken Out

I have a 2 inch long incision with stitches in right now that will be taken out in a week. (from moderate atypia) I have to have the same procedure on... READ MORE

I Have Scars from Cuts/Stitches, How Long Should I Wait for Peels/microdermabrasion?

I was bit by a dog on my face and had to get many stitches, how long should I give my scars to heal before getting microdermabrasion and peels? READ MORE

What Can I Do for my Daughter to Best Prevent Her Face from Scarring? (photo)

21 month old daughter fell 5 days ago and split her right eyebrow open. Had 2 internal stitches and 6 external stitches. The cut was to the bone. I'm... READ MORE

My Husband Cut Behind His Ear, the Cut is About 3 Cm Long Does It Require Stitches?

Cut down the back of his ear where it joins to his head? About 3 cm long, does t need stitches? READ MORE

Scarring After Stitches and Missing Month Corners? (photo)

Hi, I got elbowed, busted my lips open, which was deep to the point, in which I was a hole that you can see inside. The cut was horizontal Got 3... READ MORE

Just Removed Stitiches, Reducing Scaring? (photo)

Hello, I Just removed my stitches, from a super deep laceration cut to the upper lip. It was 3 stitches, I had it on for about 5 days, and was removed... READ MORE

My Stitches Keep Bursting?

I dropped a wine glass on my foot 5 weeks ago and the wound would not heal i had stitches first they poped so dr said to pack it and let it heal... READ MORE

What is the Best Course of Action for Facial Scars from Stitches Needed to Heal Cuts? (photo)

I tried laser treatment but that did not really help. The forehead scar gets pretty red sometimes. I READ MORE

Preventative Scar Treatment for Deep Wound on Forehead

I Have a 1.5 Inch Wound on my Forehead Going Downwards from my Hairline, a Very Deep Wound. Although It Looks Very Well Stitched. the stitches have... READ MORE

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