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How long will the incision be, and what can I expect in terms of scarring?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Length of the incision depends on the surgery.
Be confident that surgeons will make the length as long as necessary to perform their surgery. Scarring will also depend on the surgery procedure, location of surgery, skill of the surgeon, type of sutures (stitches) used, infection or other complications and the patient's ability to form scar tissue. Best to discuss these issues with your surgeon.

In brief: Depends

Length of the incision depends on the surgery.
Be confident that surgeons will make the length as long as necessary to perform their surgery. Scarring will also depend on the surgery procedure, location of surgery, skill of the surgeon, type of sutures (stitches) used, infection or other complications and the patient's ability to form scar tissue. Best to discuss these issues with your surgeon.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

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We don't know if your question is about lancing a zit, or having heart surgery.You are welcome to start over.

In brief: Using this site

You can get the most out of this site when you provide background information on your problem & ask a clear question that reflects on the info you submitted.
We don't know if your question is about lancing a zit, or having heart surgery.You are welcome to start over.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Incomplete question.

The incision will be from here to there.

In brief: Incomplete question.

The incision will be from here to there.
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
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Dr. Randall Bock
conversely, it could be from there to here :-)
Dr. Randall Bock
conversely it could be from there to here :-)
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It depends

What is the surgery you are getting? We can't answer the question without that information!

In brief: It depends

What is the surgery you are getting? We can't answer the question without that information!
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
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