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Cost of Unexpected Skin Scarring
Patients experience anxiety regarding skin scarring and healing Paid malpractice claims for surgical skin scars were related to poor communication with patients and inadequate documentation of informed consent.
Stress and Healing
Psychological stress can have a substantial and clinically relevant impact on wound repair. Directly influences wound healing Indirectly modulate the repair process by promoting the adoption of health-damaging behaviors. Translational work is needed to develop innovative treatments able to attenuate stress-induced delays in wound healing.

Patients cannot know picture what their skin will look like after skin surgery. They can be anxious or have difficulty making an informed choice about having the procedure.

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Post-operation healing visualization

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