Davos Courses

General Editor: Daniel Buchbinder

Authors: Frederick J Menick

Nose Reconstruction Small superficial defect - One stage nasolabial flap

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Aftercare following nose reconstruction

Skin graft

The bolus skin graft dressing should be kept dry. The forehead donor site can be washed within 24 h.

Forehead nasal reconstructions

Routine showering is permitted within 24 hours of all surgical sites. Dressings are worn at the discretion of the patient.

Quilting sutures are removed after 48h. Routine skin sutures are removed after 7 days. Sun exposure is avoided for several months after surgery.

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