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Wound Care

For expert wound care, turn to wound healing surgeons at North Carolina Surgery (formerly REX Surgical Specialists). Treat your complex, chronic, and infected wounds with our complete care, including services at REX Wound Healing Center. Access advanced options like hyperbaric oxygen therapy, debridement, and negative pressure wound therapy.

Wounds We Treat

Turn to wound care surgeons in Raleigh and Knightdale to treat conditions such as:

  • Ulcers, including diabetic or neuropathic ulcers, arterial or venous insufficiency ulcers, and pressure ulcers or sores
  • Peripheral artery disease wounds
  • Complex, Delayed Healing Surgical Wounds
  • Burns
  • Vasculitis
  • Other chronic, non-healing wounds

Wound Care & Treatment

Rely on the professionals at North Carolina Surgery for wound treatments such as the following.

Bio-Engineered Skin Grafting

Your chronic wounds may not heal by themselves and may need bio-engineered skin. A surgeon closes your wound with a synthetic skin replacement that can speed healing more

than using your own skin (skin grafts and flaps). The artificial skin substitute temporarily takes over your skin’s job while the wound heals.

Debridement (Tissue Removal)

Sometimes dead tissue builds up in your wound and slows healing. Debridement removes this tissue from your wound to prevent infection and help your body repair itself. Your doctor will perform this procedure regularly while your wound heals. Because of their surgical background, North Carolina Surgery doctors can debride a wound better than other types of physicians.

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)

Ask about hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) to help heal your wounds. HBOT helps your body heal naturally by increasing oxygen in your bloodstream. During HBOT, you’ll breathe in 100 percent oxygen while lying in a pressurized chamber. This oxygen moves into your damaged organs and tissue, which speeds up healing and recovery time.

 

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

Negative pressure wound therapy uses mild suction to increase blood flow to the wound and draw out excess fluid. Over your wound, you’ll wear a sponge-like dressing attached to a small, gentle vacuum. Take advantage of this therapy for a more comfortable and quicker experience than traditional wound healing methods.

Other Services

Learn about all the wound treatments you can access through the REX Wound Healing Center, which we work closely with.

Experienced Wound Healing Surgeons

Expect a tailor-made care plan from a team of board-certified surgeons and wound care-certified nurses who have many years of experience. When you choose us, you’ll get thorough follow-up care and access to specialists who treat conditions that affect your wound.

Your care team wants to help you prevent a hospital stay. But if a doctor decides you need inpatient surgery, we’ll help you easily and quickly transition to hospital care.

Make an Appointment

Call 919-784-4160 to make an appointment with a surgeon or get help finding a provider. Or request an appointment online.

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