Burns

What is the risk of burn surgery?

The biggest risk of burn surgery is an infection at the surgical site. Look out for changes and let me know if you have any of the following symptoms: White pimples or blisters around the incision lines. An increase in redness, tenderness, or swelling. Occasionally, a small amount of bloody or clear yellow-tinged fluid may [...]

What is the risk of burn surgery?2021-05-28T12:24:49+02:00

What to expect after burn surgery?

After burn surgery you can expect to be given post-surgery instructions to follow. This is very important in order to obtain the best possible outcome both in terms of functional healing and physical appearance. You will have follow-up appointments after burn surgery to assess your long-term results and address any questions or concerns. Recovery time [...]

What to expect after burn surgery?2021-05-28T12:38:45+02:00

How to prepare for burn surgery?

To prepare for burn surgery, you may be asked to stop smoking for 2 – 4 weeks prior to the procedure. Nicotine retards the healing process, and quitting for as long as possible before surgery helps improve blood flow. You might also have to have a blood test before surgery is performed. During the consultation [...]

How to prepare for burn surgery?2021-05-28T12:52:43+02:00

What is the procedure for burn surgery?

The procedure for burn surgery is first to assess the goals.  The goals of reconstructive burn surgery should be to improve both the function and the cosmetic appearance of burn scars. This involves altering scar tissue, with both non-operative and operative treatment. Non-operative therapies might involve scar massage, the use of pressure garments, and or [...]

What is the procedure for burn surgery?2021-05-28T13:01:59+02:00

How to plan for burn surgery?

To plan for burn surgery first make a consultation to come and see me. During the consultation, I will assess your burn scarring and we will discuss your expectations so that you have a good understanding of what can be achieved and what the realistic expectations should be. I will need a full medical history, [...]

How to plan for burn surgery?2021-05-28T12:56:26+02:00

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