Watch the Procedure

A Guide on What to Expect

What might my incision look like after surgery?
Rotate the image below to see potential postoperative appearance. Postoperative appearance is patient specific and dependent on the surgical procedure. Individual results will vary based on age, skin color, health conditions and the wound closure technique performed by your surgeon.

Learn more about minimizing appearance of surgical incisions by providing an optimal environment for wound healing and potentially reduce risk of an infection.

Learn about surgical wound care

Reference Books Hoppenfeld, S., De, B. P. G., & Hutton, R. (1994). Surgical exposures in orthopaedics: The anatomic approach. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co.