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Laceration Repair in Fort Lauderdale, FL


For residents of the Weston and Pembroke Pines area as well as greater Fort Lauderdale and Broward County, when it comes to attention to detail and an aesthetic eye, which is so vital to making sure any wound you may have heals properly and with the most minimal scarring possible, you can count on one of South Floridas top cosmetic surgery practices, Weston Center for Plastic Surgery, and Nathan Eberle, M.D., D.D.S. for excellence in laceration repair.

What is Laceration Repair?

When it comes to addressing the proper healing of wounds, you need to make sure that a plastic surgeon with the appropriate level of skill and expertise is on your side so that your cosmetic appearance is not negatively impacted by the healing process, and Nathan Eberle, M.D., D.D.S., brings exactly the right level of attention to detail and an aesthetic eye so that your wound heals properly and with minimal scarring. Dr. Eberle is a maxillofacial, general and plastic surgery credentialed surgeon who leverages 10 plus years of training and experience specifically devoted to aesthetic plastic surgery and surgery of the head and neck, and Dr. Eberle is one of only 75 surgeons in the United States with these credentials, which makes him the right choice for your laceration repair needs. Because of Dr. Eberle’s renowned expertise in providing the best scar outcomes possible, he knows that the optimal results come from the best, most exact approximation of the edges of your skin and he can provide that by putting in very, very meticulous sutures that are at the exact depth and distance for your ideal outcomes.

Benefits of Laceration Repair

If you have a tear or cut in your skin, tissue or muscle, no matter what the cause of it is, whether it is surgery or an accident, you may need laceration repair, which includes cleaning, preparing and closing the wound, and then aesthetically doing everything necessary to minimize the subsequent development of unsightly scar tissue. Improper treatment of a laceration can lead to cosmetically unappealing scar tissue that compromises your appearance. With Dr. Eberle, you can count on true excellence in addressing your laceration repair so that it is done right the first time, with absolutely minimal scarring as a result, due to his precise aesthetic eye for detail and clinical excellence in minimizing resultant scar tissue.

Is Laceration Repair Right for Me?

All lacerations heal with scars, and the degree of scarring varies and is influenced by your personal history of excessive scar (keloids) formation, the location, type and size of your wound, and the skill of your doctor. If you have suffered a traumatic wound or other laceration event, you can count on Dr. Eberle for a solution that is exactly right for your needs.

How Involved is the Procedure for Laceration Repair?

How involved your procedure for laceration repair is will depend upon your unique case and the factors involved, including the extent and depth of the wound needed to be treated. Dr. Eberle takes a very customized and personalized approach to addressing laceration repair. For certain routine, straightforward lacerations, repairs may simply entail the skin. For more involved wounds, in which multiple layers of tissue are injured, a layered closure may be needed to reapproximate the different layers of tissue and to close up any dead space to avoid any hematomas or fluid collections, which could lead to infection and excessive scar tissue.

How Long is the Recovery after Laceration Repair?

Your recovery will depend upon the exact nature of laceration repair required and other factors involved in your healing process. Dr. Eberle will discuss your healing process with you in addition to providing you with precise instructions for how to take care of your wound and what you can expect in terms of the healing process.

What is the Cost of Laceration Repair?

The exact price of your laceration repair treatment will depend upon the size and nature of your laceration repair needs, in addition to other considerations related to your surgical plan. Financing is available.

What Should I Do Next?

When it comes to making sure a wound heals properly with a minimum of aesthetic impact on your cosmetic appearance, for the residents of the Weston and Pembroke Pines area, make certain that any wound you may have heals the right way to minimize scarring by scheduling your appointment now with one of South Floridas top cosmetic surgery practices, Weston Center for Plastic Surgery, and Nathan Eberle, M.D., D.D.S. for incredible solutions in laceration repair. Contact us today!


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