Burn Treatment in Biloxi, MS
Dr. Miller and Apogee Plastic Surgery offer burn treatment to the residents of Biloxi, Gulfport, Pascagoula, Hattiesburg, Long Beach, Ocean Springs, and the surrounding Mississippi communities.
What is Burn Treatment?
Everyone is susceptible to burns, particularly on their hands. Some injuries can be minor, while others may require surgery and intense therapy. Regardless of the severity of your burn, Dr. John H. Miller can help.
As a trusted, board-certified physician, Dr. Miller offers burn treatment to individuals from across the region, including residents of Biloxi, Gulfport, Pascagoula, Hattiesburg, Long Beach, Ocean Springs, and the surrounding Mississippi communities. With his professional medical team at Apogee Plastic Surgery, Dr. Miller treats every patient with the utmost care and compassion, easing the pain caused by burn trauma and restoring better function to the hands.
How is Burn Treatment Performed?
Your burn treatment will depend on the scope of your injury. There are four levels of burns: first degree, second degree, third degree and fourth degree. Dr. Miller and his staff in Biloxi are dedicated to helping our patients recover from all types of burns, using some of the following techniques:
- First-degree burn: These kinds of burns are superficial, featuring redness but no blisters, and typically heal within a week. Treatment for our first-degree burn patients may include a combination local analgesics and pain medication.
- Second-degree burn: When the burn results in damage to partial thickness of the skin, it is designated as a second-degree burn. This kind of injury will have blisters that may be trimmed for treatment. A splint is typically placed on the hand and forearm, and any open, raw surfaces of the skin will be cleaned and then treated with topical antibiotics. It will take about two or three weeks to heal, although some second-degree burns may need excision of damaged skin followed by skin grafting.
- Third-degree burn: Damage that is full thickness to the skin is referred to as a third-degree burn and develops a white, leathery appearance. When treating this kind of injury, the dead skin is removed and replaced with skin grafts. The hand will be splinted until the grafts are healed, which usually takes about two to three weeks.
- Fourth-degree burns: This type of burn is the same as a third-degree burn but includes even deeper damage that affects tendons, joints and bone. Treatment of a fourth-degree burn may involve debridement, which is the removal of dead tissue, and the placement of skin grafts.
Dr. Miller’s quality care can help treat patients from Biloxi, Gulfport, Pascagoula, Hattiesburg, Long Beach, Ocean Springs, and the surrounding Mississippi communities. The burn treatment specialists at Apogee Plastic Surgery welcome you to schedule an appointment today and discover how our professional services can assist you.
Am I a Good Candidate for Burn Treatment?
Everyone’s injuries are different, whether in degree or location. Because of the highly individual and specialized nature of burn treatment, Dr. Miller asks that you schedule a consultation at his office in Biloxi. During that time, he can determine the best option for you. Apogee Plastic Surgery welcomes residents from throughout the region, including nearby cities such as Biloxi, Gulfport, Pascagoula, Hattiesburg, Long Beach, Ocean Springs, and the surrounding Mississippi communities.
What Kind of Care Can I Expect After Burn Treatment?
Burns are some of the most painful and disfiguring of injuries. Dr. Miller and his staff at Apogee Plastic Surgery in Biloxi understand how important it is to provide exemplary follow-up care to our burn treatment patients.
Although the length and intensity of post-procedure care varies depending on the degree of the burn, we pride ourselves on making sure all our patients feel comfortable and satisfied. To that end, we are available for any questions you may have about your burn treatment.
What are the Typical Results of Burn Treatment?
The effects of burn treatment will depend on the severity of your trauma. Our goal at Apogee Plastic Surgery is to restore the appearance of your burn-damaged hands and return as much normal function as possible. Our burn treatment can help patients across Biloxi, Gulfport, Pascagoula, Hattiesburg, Long Beach, Ocean Springs, and the surrounding Mississippi communities.
What are Burn Treatment Costs in Biloxi?
Your burn treatment is a very personalized procedure. Therefore, Dr. Miller’s staff will be happy to discuss burn treatment prices with you on an individual basis.
Apogee Plastic Surgery works with CareCredit® to provide financing options for patients. Within a few hours, you can be pre-approved for your cosmetic procedure.
Dr. John H. Miller offers plastic and reconstructive surgery to patients across Mississippi including: Biloxi, Gulfport, Pascagoula, Hattiesburg, Long Beach, Ocean Springs, MS. Contact Dr. John H. Miller’s office today to schedule your Burn Treatment Consultation!