How long until dissovable/absorbable stiches to disolve after otoplasty?

Hi.I had an otoplasty on my left ear a month ago.On my first meeting with the doctor she said that absorbable stiches will be used.Two weeks after the surgery i visited her again to see how things are going.She didn't remove the stiches so i quess she used absorbable ones.How long after an otoplasty do absorbable stiches to fall off?

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How long until dissovable/absorbable stiches to disolve after otoplasty?

Once again, this is a question that your surgeon should answer. There are multiple types of dissolvable sutures, not just one type. Some last just a few days, and some last several months. Your surgeon is the only one who knows what she used and can answer that question.

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