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Beverly Hills, CA
Gone Wrong? Scalloped Bumpy Edges!
Day seven post op and I'm very worried the stitches were tied too tight. I am left with unnatural looking edges, I can't see this going down in a few months, its pretty severe. Should I get a revision?
Your photo is not very clear when zoomed in on but it does not look bad for only being a week post surgery. I often tell my patients not to look down there much in the first month since it can be puffy, bruised, and irregular. I not see broken suture or grossly separated edges from what I am assuming is a wedge type of labiaplasty. If you do have broken sutures and an open wound then a revision may be needed. If the edges do not come together and the sutures are either broken or rapidly absorbed by your body you may need a revision. Suture lines that look distinct and prominent do settle with time and you often cannot detect those edges. It takes time and it takes patience. If you have an obvious defect not reflected in the photo then do go and be seen by your surgeon. Puffiness and edema may last several weeks and what I see from your photo is pretty normal stuff in terms of edema. I cannot see the "too tight" suturing nor do I notice distinct scalloping of edges.
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