Skin grafts and skin flaps

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Why have I been referred for this treatment?You have a skin lesion that requires an operation to remove it. Please read the information leaflet ‘Patient information for day surgery’ which you will receive with your date for your operation. This will give you information about what you need to do before coming into the day surgery department at Brighton General …

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Stitch or dressing advice

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Will I need to take extra care after my operation ?It is very important that you rest for at least 48 hours after your operation. You will need to avoid any activities like shopping, cycling, and dog walking or anything that will push up your blood pressure. If your operation is to your head or face, avoid bending down and …

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Looking after yourself whilst on biologics or biosimilars for skin conditions (self care)

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This information describes some of the things you can do to keep yourself healthy, plan your family, and travel, whilst taking biologics or biosimilars for skin conditions. There are also some things that you can do to keep yourself as healthy as possible if you have a skin condition. This depends on the skin condition and is not discussed in …

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Biologic and biosimilar treatment for skin conditions

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What are biologics?The word biologics means any product made from living things such as plants or animals. This includes lots of different types of products, such as vaccines or blood products. Biologics used as skin treatments are medicines used for long term (chronic) skin conditions. These biologics are made from protein and are grown from animal, human, or micro-organic material …

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Day surgery at Warmdene Surgery

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What is day surgery? Day surgery allows you to have your operation and to go home on the same day. As the operation is carried out with local anaesthetic it makes it much more convenient for you. What is a local anaesthetic?Local anaesthetic is a series of small injections to the skin in order to make the area operated on …

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Day surgery at Beaconsfield Medical Practice

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What is day surgery? Day surgery allows you to have your operation and to go home on the same day. As the operation is carried out with local anaesthetic it makes it much more convenient for you. What is a local anaesthetic?Local anaesthetic is a series of small injections to the skin in order to make the area operated on …

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Day surgery Victoria Hospital

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Your details Name: Day: Date: Time: Consultant: Hospital: Victoria Hospital, Nevill Road, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1PE. Please contact the Dermatology/Plastic Surgery department on 01273 665030 as soon as possible if you are unable to attend this appointment. The department will rebook your operation, and give this appointment to another patient. IMPORTANT – please read the whole of this leaflet …

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Day surgery Princess Royal Hospital

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Your detailsName: Day: Date: Time: Consultant: Hospital: Princess Royal Hospital, Day Surgery Unit, Lewes Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 4EX Please contact the Dermatology/Plastic Surgery department on 01273 665030 as soon as possible if you are unable to attend this appointment. The department will rebook your operation, and give this appointment to another patient. IMPORTANT – please read the …

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