I Hate Metal Skin Staples

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Remember, you have rights regarding how your scar will look and feel

Absorbable Staples Underneath the Skin
("Subcuticular")

 

Metal Staples Piercing the Outside of the Skin
("Percutaneous")

 

At Surgery

 

At Surgery

 

At 2 Weeks

 

At 2 Weeks

 

At 6 Weeks

 

At 6 Weeks

Hip Replacement Surgery, Right & Left Hips

Cesarean Section Incision

Absorbable Staples Underneath the Skin ("Subcuticular")

At Surgery

Cosmetic Result at 15 Months
(same patient)

 
Metal Skin Staple Removal videos as seen on YouTube
AHA Patient's Bill of Rights
 

Watch this brief video to learn the difference between a percutaneous closure (piercing through and puncturing the skin) and a subcuticular closure (completely underneath the skin)!

 

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Click here to sign the national Patient Petition to Eliminate Traumatic Metal Skin Staples!
 
Click here to make comments or send in your metal staple photos!
 
Click here to learn more about Absorbable Staples!

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