Skin Grafting

Skin grafting, or skin transplant, involves removing healthy skin from one area of the body and relocating it to a damaged area to improve appearance and functionality. 

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Pre and Post Operative Instructions
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Skin grafting is a common procedure for patients who have suffered skin damage beyond repair. Patients seeking skin grafting typically experience one or more of the following concerns: 

Skin deformities from severe infections

Deep burns

Large, open wounds

Ulcers that are healing poorly

Skin loss due to reconstructive surgery

Bed sores that have not healed

Skin cancer

During the initial consultation, your surgeon will take time to understand your initial procedure, provide a comprehensive exam and discuss your goals to understand if this procedure is correct for you.

Benefits

Helps the damaged area heal

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Protects underlying tissue in the damaged area

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Improves the aesthetic appearance of the area 

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Before surgery

A patient care concierge will guide you through the entire consultation process, which can be attended in person or virtually. During the consultation, your surgeon will learn about your goals, answer any questions, and perform an examination to create a personalized surgical plan. You will then be matched with a surgical coordinator who will walk you through each step of the preoperative process.

PRE-OP PREPARATION:
Stop smoking
Fill prescriptions
Stop medications & supplements that exacerbate bleeding
Plan time away from work, childcare & pet care for recovery
Find a family member or friend to bring you home & assist you after surgery
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During surgery

Barrett Plastic Surgery performs two types of skin grafts to tailor your treatment to your individual needs. Options include:

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PROCEDURE DETAILS
Skin Grafting

Skin deformities from severe infections

Deep burnsLarge, open wounds

Ulcers that are healing poorly

Skin loss due to reconstructive surgery

Bed sores that have not healed

Skin cancer

During the initial consultation, your surgeon will take time to understand your initial procedure, provide a comprehensive exam and discuss your goals to understand if this procedure is correct for you.

virtual consultation
SURGICAL FACTS:
Surgery duration
3 hours
Anesthesia
General or local
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After surgery

Your surgeon will provide specific instructions for optimal post-operative care, including an advanced scar management protocol after the initial healing period. Your surgical team is always available and will closely monitor your recovery in the weeks and months following surgery.

POST-OP FACTS:
Immediate Recovery Period
2 weeks
Final Results
6 months
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