When I have to remove a mole from a visible part of the body like say the face, I make my cut within the natural crease line as much as possible and use the smallest sutures that could hold the skin edges together. I go through all the trouble to minimize the eventual scars.
You don’t have such luxuries with the gash that came about from having the car door hit you in the temple. Been there, done that and still have the scar to show for it. [Read more…]