Category: Prevention and skin surgery

Scar care

On Dermablog, I’ve already written about how you can take care of a fresh wound, for example, after a mole removal. Once the wound has healed and the stitches have been removed, or the last of the scabs have fallen off, it’s time for a change in treatment. Read on to find out what you can do to take care of your scar in the best way possible.

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Moles removal and fresh wound care

It is said that the scar is the surgeon’s calling card. Many factors influence wound healing after minor and major surgery. We, the surgeons, play an important role in the technique and material we use to close the wound. We need to be very gentle with the skin, so as not to bruise it unnecessarily, and at the same time efficient, so that the wound heals quietly after suturing with as little traction as possible.

When a mole is removed surgically, it is almost always going to leave a scar. But even this can look different – from barely visible and as small as a hair to wide, sometimes red and protruding. In this article, you will read about how a mole is removed and how best to take care of a fresh post-operative wound.

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