5 weeks post-op. How can I heal my scraped cut faster?
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The type of care for the area will depend on where the incision was made and the size. It is best to keep the area clean and go by specific precautions your surgeon has given you. Here in our office we provide our patients with a scar treatment gel, which is essentially a patented silicone solution that creates a barrier to protect it from any physical and chemical invasions from the scar, including the sun. The solution also helps with any itching or pain from the incision. This will aid in a faster healing time for the area. There are many topical products that your provider may be able to give you that can decrease the healing time and improve the physical appearance of the scar such as reduced discoloration and regulate normal collagen synthesis. It is best to go over these options with your surgeon. Happy healing and good luck!
How Can I Heal My Cut
Superficial cuts generally heal well with minimal wound care such as keeping the area clean and covered with a breathable dressing. Talk to your Plastic Surgeon if you have concerns about healing.
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Healing after breast augmentation
Your concern is a common concern after surgery. Your best option is to check with your plastic surgeon to make sure everything is OK. I would do this rather sooner than later as if there is actually any concerns they can be addressed promptly. Best to you!
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