When will my stitches be removed?

November 1, 2019

Stitches should be removed on the ward, at a review clinic, or by your GP’s practice nurse. The surgeon will advise you how long they should remain in for.

As a general rule the following applies:

  • Stitches on your face – 5 days
  • Stitches on your scalp – 7 days

Could you be covered?

Recognised by major healthcare providers

Nicholas Lee: Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, Sheffield UK