April 20, 2023
How long do I have to get a laceration repaired?
Repair of a laceration depends on several factors, which is likely why you get different answers to your question. Let’s start by discussing what a laceration is.
A laceration is a cut or wound caused by tearing the body’s soft tissue. The wound might be irregular or jagged.
Lacerations carry a risk of contamination with bacteria or debris from whatever caused the cut. Lacerations can be deep or shallow, long or short and wide or narrow.
Repair of a laceration can be done in several ways. Minor lacerations that ar...
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