Tips for Wound Healing Following Surgery
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By: Dr. Jeanine Downie, a board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon at Image Dermatology® in Montclair, New Jersey
More than 17 million surgeries occur in the U.S. each year, from minor procedures like laparoscopic repairs to major operations and orthopedic replacement surgeries – all resulting in surgical incision wounds. As a dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon, I’m always advising my patients on how they can optimize the wound healing process after a procedure to reduce the risk of infection and other complications.
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