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I try to search, but I have no answer


what is the best to have a thin scar: staple or suture?


is there someone here who had 2 procedures one with staple and another one with suture and who can tell if is was different?


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The whole "suture versus staple" debate really boils down to physician preference. Some doctors believe sutures provide better closure and reduce the chances of scar stretching. Other doctors like using staples in the scalp, and believe this creates the best post-operative scar. Most experienced doctors have likely experimented with both and come to their own conclusions. In the hands of an expert, it is probably best to go with the method they use most frequently and consistently.


Good luck!

"Doc" Blake Bloxham - formerly "Future_HT_Doc"


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All opinions are my own and my advice does not constitute as medical advice. All medical questions and concerns should be addressed by a personal physician.

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