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Forum Name: Surgery Topics
Question: Cut Above Eye - Need Surgery?
|abc-ben - Sat Apr 25, 2009 10:23 am||
HI, yesterday i suffered a cut between my eye and my eyebrow (just above the
eyelid). It was from the sharp metal corner of my glasses. Right now the cut is still
healing and the skin is very loose due to the impact, thus making it hang over, almost
coming in my line of sight. Is this just because of the swelling, or will the skin remain
saggy and require surgery?
|Dr.M.Aroon kamath - Sat Oct 03, 2009 11:35 pm||
Too early to predict as there must be certain degree of local edema.Best would have been immediate suturing.Delayed primary closure after 4 - 5 days will be the next best option.
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