SKIN GRAFT

PREPARING FOR A SKIN GRAFT

A surgery involving the transplantation of skin from one area to another area on the body. The transplanted tissue is called skin graft, This procedure is done under sedation and local anesthetic.

STEPS TO BOOKING:

  1. Obtain a referral form from your physician

  2. Book an appointment with our office

  3. If you are using insurance (Present insurance Card)

MEET THE ANESTHESIOLOGIST

  • Consultation booking

  • Laboratory and Imaging test completed

  • Preoperative questionnaire

   

THE DAY BEFORE YOUR PROCEDURE:

  • Fast 12 hours prior to surgery

  • Remember to leave all valuables at home (jewelry, money etc.)

  • Refrain from smoking and use of alcoholic beverages

  • Shower the morning of the procedure 

SURGERY TIMELINE:

  • Patient assessment about 45 minutes after check in

  • Anesthesia takes about 15 minutes.  

  • Surgery takes about 1 hour

  • Recovery requires 45 minutes to 1 hour

  • Upon clearance by the doctor the patient is released.

RESULTS TIMELINE:

  • Post operative guidelines given

  • Follow-up care

 

I'm ready to begin...

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

BENEFITS: 

  • Cosmetic changes in appearance

  • Relieve in discomfort 

POTENTIAL COMPLICATIONS & RISK:

  • Infection 

  • Bleeding 

  • Heart Attack 

  • Blood Clot 

  • Although the risks and complications may occur only very rarely they do sometimes occur and cannot be predicted or prevented by the physician

     

        

                    

     

          

 

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