|Follow-up Visit (day 10-14)
- Stitches are absorbable
- A clear tag of the absorbable stitch may be sticking out of the skin. Snip the tag of the stich close to your skin.
- May get steri-strips wet, but may not soak (bath tub, swimming, hot tub, etc.); pat area dry with clean towel.
- Once steri-strips fall off and incision site is fully healed, water activity is unrestricted
- May gradually return to activity with no weight restrictions