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Corneal Debridement Procedure
What to do about indolent corneal ulcer. What is the difference between diamond burr keratectomy and diamond burr debridement?
So complicated: This issue is way too complex for this forum. But to answer your question those two diamond burr procedures are the same.
Had a debridement surgery of cornea. Doc said my corneal layer became thick. I'm on now ointment and eye drop. Any advice for not getting it again? TY
Avoid exposure: You are 24 female and had a thick cornea. It required dedridement. You eant to avoid it recurring. It is important to avoid exposure of your eyes to harmful substances. Make sure to use eye protection for exposure to bright sunlight, harmful chemicals, etc. If you are working somewhere that uses dangerous chenicals make sure you have eye protection. Follow the doctors advice and follow up.
How long should I be in pain after pulpal debridement procedure? And should pain be intense with hydrocodon 5 mg and 800 mg ibuprofen prescription?
Duration of pain: Generally speaking the majority of pain is gone within a day, two at most. If an infection is present, it becomes more problematic to get relief and antibiotics will hasten the lessening of the pain. However, patients have different pain thresholds and react differently to different pain medications. The best thing to do is to discuss this with your own dentist who will know best what to do next.See 3 more doctor answers
General vs specific.: Root scaling is a process whereby built up plaque is scraped of with a fine tool from the enamel of the tooth, generally by a dental hygienist, or dentist. Debridement is a general term for surgically cleaning of a any wound, any place in the body at all levels of skin. For example, there are 4 stages of pressure sores: stage i-4, depending on the depth (3 goes to mm, 4 to bone). Deep ones-debride.See 1 more doctor answer
Semantics: Debridement is the removal of dead, damaged or diseased tissue from a wound. It can be done in several ways. If you use a knife, this is "sharp" debridement, which is often done in a surgical setting, making it surgical debridement.
Big difference.: Deep cleaning is scaling and root planning, which is treatment for gum disease with pockets deeper than 3-4mm. It takes more than one visit and costs considerably more. When indicated, it is absolutely necessary. Full mouth debridement is usually when someone hasn't had a cleaning in a while and during the initial hygiene visit, the tartar above the gum line is removed. Srp may be required next.
Remove dead tissue: Devitalised, or dead tissue is removed from the body using a variety of techniques, including surgery, and this is called debridement.
Surgical cleaning up: See prior answer regarding debridement in general, regardless of where in body. In oral cavity, debridement would be recommended if any area was very infected, macerated, extensively built up plaque. Ask the dentist why it has to be done, what is the process that it involved, and how much does it cost.See 2 more doctor answers
I have a debridement and a washout and exploration to the tendon of my pinky and today I remove the stiches and the wound reopen what shude I do?
I had 8 stiches after debridement of a wound. Today after 72hrs I found literally 3 dros of blood on the dressing. O don't know abt previous bleeding A?
No problem: 3 drops of blood from a few days old wound is not a problem. If it is red inflamed or swollen or feels boggy then there is reason for concern.See 1 more doctor answer