The procedure which involves the mending of cut or damage present in the skin or other tissues is called as laceration repair. You can also say that the procedure of laceration repair includes all the possible step those are necessary for the recovery of wounds and also speedup the healing.
This procedure also stops or minimizes the risks like infection etc. the primary goal of this procedure is to stop bleeding, preserve the function, avoid infection and restore the look of the damaged area. If any sharp injury, cut, torn or damage your dermis laceration is necessary there.
Now what is laceration? Actually it is a wound which is caused by a sharp object and results in bleeding, jagged and dirty edges. It mostly affects the skin but sometimes other tissues can also become the victim of laceration such as bone, tendon, fat and muscle.
A patient should go through procedure if the bleeding doesn’t stop after applying continue pressure for ten to fifteen minutes, it is 1/8 to 1/4 inch deeper, has visible debris on it, change the function of lacerated area and it is present in a region where a faint scar is undesirable like face. If the patient treats its laceration on time then the chances of being infected are become less.
There are many surgeon those do not take any case of laceration that is more than 8 hours because at that time the risks of infection is at their peak. One thing must be kept clear in mind that this procedure is not any kind of cosmetic surgery as it is the name of a technique use to stop bleeding and minimizes the infection. It also helps the patient to reduce the risks of poor cosmetic recover and complications of premature splitting of stitches (sutures).