Burn Injury Surgery


If you’ve had a severe burn, burn injury surgery can help reduce scars and improve mobility. After your burn heals, surgeons can use a number of techniques to improve your skin’s appearance and health.

At Aurora, your care team will work with you on a treatment plan tailored to your needs. Depending on the severity and size of the injury, your treatment options may include a skin graft. In this procedure, doctors remove healthy tissue from another part of your body and transplant it to the burned area. 

There are 2 types of skin grafts:
  • Split-thickness graft: Doctors transplant only a few layers of the outer skin. 
  • Full-thickness graft: Doctors transplant the entire bottom layer of skin.

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Every Aurora reconstructive plastic surgeon is board certified, offering compassionate, skilled care. Our doctors and their team will be there to provide you with experience, skill and support through every step of your treatment and recovery.

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