How was my incision closed after Breast reduction?
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Surgeons have their own ways to close wounds
Breast Reduction closure
Thank you for your question.Congratulations on your breast reduction I'm sure your back and neck are significantly relieved. This question will be easily answered by your surgeon at your next post op visit for specifics of which sutures were used.Typically the breast incisions will be closed in layers with deeper layers closed with absorbable sutures. (This is likely what you are feeling). Alternatively some surgeons use absorbable internal staples. The skin is typically closed with another layer of absorbable sutures. Again there are some surgeons that will use staples or sutures that are removed at a post operative visit.
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