Chronic Wound Care

Carl N. Williams, Jr. M.D. Hand and Plastic Surgery

Hand Surgeons & Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons located in Las Vegas, NV

Whether from surgery or an unexpected accident, not all wounds heal the same. At Carl N. Williams, Jr. M.D. Hand and Plastic Surgery in Las Vegas, Nevada, Carl Williams, Jr. MD, and Eric Krantz, APRN, specialize in chronic wound care. They offer treatments to support healing and minimize scarring. For comprehensive chronic wound care from a surgeon with extensive experience in treating all types of injuries, call the office or book an appointment online today.

Chronic Wound Care Q & A

What is chronic wound care?

Chronic wound care is one of the services available at Carl N. Williams, Jr. M.D. Hand and Plastic Surgery. An unexpected injury or surgical incision may leave behind a wound that affects the look or function of the involved body part.

To help you regain confidence in your look and restore normal function, Carl N. Williams, Jr. M.D. Hand and Plastic Surgery offers cosmetic and reconstructive solutions for your wound. 

When do I need chronic wound care?

The chronic wound care specialists at Carl N. Williams, Jr. M.D. Hand and Plastic Surgery recommend you schedule a consultation if you have an unexpected injury or trauma to the face or body.

Timelines are crucial when it comes to wound care. Your ability to heal hinges on how soon you receive treatment. Even minor wounds benefit from a professional evaluation. 

As plastic and reconstructive surgical experts, they understand wounds and how they may affect the body as a whole. They also know how to effectively and efficiently correct the wound to maximize healing and minimize scarring. 

What can I expect during a chronic wound care consultation?

You can expect compassion and empathy during your chronic wound care consultation at Carl N. Williams, Jr. M.D. Hand and Plastic Surgery. During the visit, your provider carefully examines your wound to determine the extent of the damage. 

They also ask how the injury occurred and the types of symptoms you have from your wound (e.g., burning, tightness, limited mobility).

What are chronic wound care treatments?

Your provider at Carl N. Williams, Jr. M.D. Hand and Plastic Surgery recommends a specific course of treatment for your chronic wound care based on the results of the examination. Wound care treatment may include:

  • Dressing selection to enhance healing
  • Debridement to remove dead or infected tissue
  • Medications to treat an infection
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Stratamed® (film-forming wound dressing)
  • Strataderm® (scar therapy gel)  

 

If you require surgery for a chronic wound, your surgeon at Carl N. Williams, Jr. M.D. Hand and Plastic Surgery customizes your surgical plan to ensure you continue to maintain your normal way of life. 

With chronic wound care at Carl N. Williams, Jr. M.D. Hand and Plastic Surgery, the goal is to treat all issues and restore as much function as possible. To schedule a consultation, call the office or book an appointment online today. 

*Individual results may vary