7 days after dog ear removal, any suggestions? (photos)

7 days after dog ear removal extended scar to remove lose skin at both sides , started swelling dose is this normal ? Should I put my old binder on to try and reduce swelling or just leave alone

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Suggestions Following Dog Ear Removal

Dear Jkwow,


Thank you for your pictures.  It appears that you have standard swelling after you procedure.  A garment can provide control of your swelling.  Ask your plastics surgeon if he or she believes that the garment would be helpful.  Best wishes.

Earl Stephenson, Jr, MD, DDS, FACS


Healing process

I would say using your old binder would be good but you should check with your operating surgeon to be sure that is what he or she recommends.

Dean Vistnes, MD.

Vistnes Plastic Surgery

San Francisco Bay Area

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M. Dean Vistnes, MD
Bay Area Plastic Surgeon
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