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What plastic surgery techniques can help with severe wounds?

Ross Rudolph, MD
Plastic Surgery
Severe wounds can cause pain, loss of function, have an unattractive appearance or all of the above. Fortunately, there are a number of plastic surgery techniques that can help.
  • Skin grafts
  • Microsurgery
  • Tissue expansion
Regardless of the actual procedure, it’s important to know that, these are serious surgeries and require longer periods of recovery time. It could be a few months before the skin around the wound looks or feels “normal.”

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