Plastic Surgery

Types of Grafts

A. Skin grafts Split-thickness grafts consist of epidermis and a variable thickness of dermis. Thinner grafts (<0.016 in.) have a higher rate of engraftment, whereas thicker grafts, with a greater amount of dermis, are more durable and aesthetically acceptable. Common donor sites are the thigh, buttock, and scalp. Full-thickness grafts […]

Laser Treatments for Hemangiomas-

Hemangiomas are the most common benign tumor of infancy,and at least 60% occur in the head and neck region. Although an estimated 70% of hemangiomas regress satisfactorily, 30% of patients have cosmetically significant deformities.Parents eagerly seek treatment options on a proactive