skin grafts

Advances in wound healing tools and techniquesNew wound-healing tools arising from evolving knowledge of the wound-healing process include drugs, debridement techniques, advanced skin grafting tools and stem cell delivery strategies.
Tips for successful eyelid graftsCareful preoperative photography, a 10-minute anesthetic rule and old-fashioned magnifying loupes are crucial to successful eyelid grafts, according to an expert who spoke Friday at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.
Fractional skin grafting techniques yield big resultsInnovative wound-healing techniques born at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine use simple technologies to capitalize on the skin’s capacity to heal after fractional injury. Devices under development — and one that’s commercially available — make multitudinous miniscule skin grafts that physicians are using to treat burns, chronic wounds and other skin problems without creating scars at tissue donor sites.