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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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