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Need tips on recovery after mohs surgery and nose reconstruction?

Need tips on recovery after mohs surgery and nose reconstruction?

Depends : On the amount of tissue needed to get clean margins, but on average a pretty smooth recovery with easily controlled pain. Many times can be done with local anesthesia so talk to your doctor about their surgical plan and expectations. ...Read more

Dr. Osbert Fernandez
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Gynecologic Surgery (Definition)

Gynecological surgery relates to procedures involving the pelvis and women's reproductive organs. This usually includes surgery affecting the ovaries, the fallopian tubes, the uterus, and the cervix. It can also involve the bladder and the surrounding, supportive structures and tissues of the pelvis. Common surgeries are d&c, tubal sterilization, hysterectomy, bladder ...Read more


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What is recovery like after scar revision & mole removal?

What is recovery like after scar revision & mole removal?

Varies by size: Small mole will heal within a few weeks . Larger areas may require some restriction of activity to minimize scarring. Discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Nir Hus Dr. Hus
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Surgical clip left after Diep surgery?

Dr. Nir Hus Dr. Hus
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Surgical clip left after Diep surgery?

Surgical clip: in surgery we intentionally leave clips behind on bleeding vessels. Nothing abnormal in a clip left behind. ...Read more

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Should I have nose reconstruction after mohs surgery done by the moh's surgeon or a facial plastic surgeon?

Should I have nose reconstruction after mohs surgery done by the moh's surgeon or a facial plastic surgeon?

ENT or plastics: A moh's surgeon is a dermatologist and they specialize in only moh's surgery. An ENT or plastic surgeon is your best bet for reconstructive cosmetic surgery. Good luck. ...Read more

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What happens after skin removal surgery?

What happens after skin removal surgery?

Question is vague.: I am not sure what you are asking about. However, if it is about postoperative care, the following applies: https://www.gastricsurgeon.com/procedures/excess-skin-removal ...Read more

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How long before a scar heals after scar revision surgery?

How long before a scar heals after scar revision surgery?

Scars heal in a year: The healing process is pretty uniform for the first 6 to 12 weeks. After that there are ways to improve the appearance of a heal;ing scar. Pressue on the scar has been shown to decrease the risk of scars raising up above the normal skin. Medications can be injected into the scar and in severe scars/keloids, radiation is sometimes used. The scar is healed when it is no longer red in color. ...Read more

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Do people always need skin grafting after fasciotomy surgery?

Do people always need skin grafting after fasciotomy surgery?

Not always: Fasciotomy is a procedure to decompress vital tissue that has swollen for some reason and is contained by fascia, the tough unyielding membrane that surrounds muscle. If not decompressed, the muscle (and nerve and tendon and vessels, etc) will die. Sometimes, when the swelling resolves, the fasciotomy wound will close by itself, leaving a linear scar. Other times, skin grafting will be needed. ...Read more

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How risky is the surgery to remove damaged breast tissue after radiotherapy?

How risky is the surgery to remove damaged breast tissue after radiotherapy?

Depends: Difficult to quantify without knowing your general condition and your medications and other problems. If you are healthy surgical and anesthetic risks a low. Talk to your surgeon to get a better picture. ...Read more

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Do I need skin grafting after a fasciotomy surgery?

Maybe: If there is a sizeable open wound that would be too large to be expected to heal on its own, then it may likely need skin grafting. Depends on the amount of local swelling, signs of infection or not, and how healthy the tissues are in the area. ...Read more

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Does Photo-Therapeutic Keratectomy surgery fully remove scars from the cornea? Will my cornea look normal again after surgery?

Does Photo-Therapeutic Keratectomy surgery fully remove scars from the cornea? Will my cornea look normal again after surgery?

PTK is successful: PTK is a laser treatment to remove scars on the surface of the cornea....It has been very successful but has limitations...Keep us posted.. Dr.Sibley ...Read more

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What causes hematoma after mastectomy with reconstruction surgery?

What causes hematoma after mastectomy with reconstruction surgery?

Blood: After mastectomy then reconstruction that gets a hematoma is caused by blood. The blood vessels supply oxygen to the breast tissue. This can occur with any surgery and will most likely resolve on its own. It may require drainage. Talk to your surgeon and they will discuss it with you. ...Read more

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Ents from two different practices reccomend revision sinus surgery, . What would prevent scar tissue from reforming after revision surgery?

Ents from two different practices reccomend revision sinus surgery, .  What would prevent scar tissue from reforming after revision surgery?

Nothing - scar will: Scarring is inevitable. However the pattern and location of scarring is the critical issue. As long as the scar does not obstruct the flow of mucous, the surgery should be successful. More aggressive treatment may also produce better results. Addressing previously untreated sinus cavities may also yield an improved outcome. ...Read more

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What occurs during a skin graft procedure?

What occurs during a skin graft procedure?

Skin transplant: An thin layer of skin is shaved off of the donor site on the body. That piece of skin may be turned into a mesh sheet. The skin graft is then transplanted to the area that needs it. The donor site (new wound) can be treated in a number of different ways. ...Read more

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What's the best way to diminish scars after mohs flap surgery?

What's the best way to diminish scars after mohs flap surgery?

Many ways: There are many ways to help a scar heal. Sun avoidance and protection, not smoking, scar massage, topical silicones can all help. Additional treatments may also help, but the best person to ask is your surgeon. What to do depends on how you are healing. ...Read more

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How to get screw removed after ACL reconstruction surgery?

Dr. Allen Lu Dr. Lu
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How to get screw removed after ACL reconstruction surgery?

Unnecessary: Screws used in acl reconstruction are either absorbable (which means the body will incorporate it), or non absorbable. A nonabsorbable screw is typically buried in bone and doesn't cause damage to surrounding tissues. If it really needs removal, we must ensure the acl reconstruction has matured completely. Waiting a year after reconstruction before removal is preferred. ...Read more

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Can surgery repair melanoma?

Can surgery repair melanoma?

Hopefully: If the lesion is superficial, only excision of the skin site is needed. If it is deeper then removal of one or more of the lymph nodes in the area is usually recommended. If there is lymph node involvement, chemotherapyay help improve survival. Seek treatment at a center with experience in melanoma. ...Read more

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How is breast reconstruction done after tumor removal?

How is breast reconstruction done after tumor removal?

Lots of options: Basically there are 2 options for breast reconstruction after tumor resection. Option #1 is to move some of the patient's own tissue from another site to the breast. This is a great option, but not for everyone, as the surgery can be long and complicated. Option #2 is to use a breast implant to replace the missing breast tissue. Best to discuss with a board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How common is scar tissue formation after cataract surgery?

How common is scar tissue formation after cataract surgery?

Cataract surgery: Scarring does not occur after CS of corneal incisions; mild with scleral tunnel incision; scaring of posterior lens capsule (PCO) about 20% risk & may require need YAG laser (not uncommon & very high success rates with very low complications. More info:[email protected] ...Read more

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What health conditions threaten a successful recovery after scar revision & mole removal?

What health conditions threaten a successful recovery after scar revision & mole removal?

Immunosuppression: In addition to diabetics, patients who are immunocompromised (ie: hiv, organ transplants, chemotherapy for cancer, etc.) also have slower healing and increased risk of infection. ...Read more

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Will dermatop cream work on hypertrophic scars after scar revision surgery?

Will dermatop cream work on hypertrophic scars after scar revision surgery?

Cream for scars: Cortisone creams are often used to treat scars. You should have your scar evaluated by a dermatologist to see if this cream will help. ...Read more

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Dr. John Michalski
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Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery (Definition)

This term usually means an orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint surgery. More specifically a joint replacement surgeon that can reconstruct an injured, malformed or degenerated joint. We can fix the ligaments, bones, muscles and shock absorbers around the joints, and we can put new surfaces or ends back on the bones. We use biologic and manufactured parts during our ...Read more


Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Transplant Surgery (Definition)

Transplant surgeons are fully trained in general surgery and have spent additional years training how to technically perform organ transplants. They also know the medicine and immunology of treating patients with immunosuppression. Remember that it is one thing to surgically remove an organ (if it is diseased), but very tough to remove it + keep it healthy enough to be ...Read more