Lacerations can be described as deep cuts of the skin, and usually involve tears in the flesh and skin tissue. The wound may appear irregular or jagged. Skin is usually not missing, however torn. Lacerations can occurs from sharp objects (such as a blade or knife).
Advanced Laceration Repair
The treatment of lacerations may require sutures or stitches to properly close the wound to stop bleeding and allow safe healing. To prevent bacterial infection of the open tear in the skin, proper and timely closure of the laceration wound is important for your well-being.
Dr. Anthony Buglino is a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon in Woodbury NY, providing expert treatment for lacerations using advanced skin suturing techniques to minimize scarring, prevent infection, and speed up the healing process. Call 1 (516) 864-0700 for more information.
Treatment of Laceration Scars
Dr. Buglino performs scar revision for lacerations that may have already healed. For advanced cosmetic treatments to make existing scars less noticeable, contact us.