|July 5th - after shower, before bandage|
Thankfully they gave us the "all clear" at his follow up visit so we could still go on our Midwest road trip. We just needed to minimize his time outside, and when he is outside, he needs to have SPF 50 on all wounds, and wear a baseball cap to protect his scalp. Since he had lost all of his hair along his burn, it looked weird anyway, so he happily wore his cap.
|July 13th - face healing nicely and still smiling|
|July 13th - no scab yet|
About 4-6 weeks after his accident, the scars on his face were only visible after he got hot and flushed. And 6 months later, I am happy to not see anymore redness or evidence of the burns on his face, chest and arm. But sadly he still doesn't have hair growth on his scalp, in fact skin continues to come off when I brush his hair. I am still hoping to see new hairs, but the doctors said it could take a full year for the healing process to be complete. However, after speaking to several other doctors, I am not optimistic. They don't think his hair will regenerate because they think the burn was just a little deeper than originally diagnosed, hence the lack of complete healing.
|July 21st - still redness on face and scalp starting to scab|
|Aug 24th - occasionally bleeding and healing still|
|Jan 21st - still not 100% and no hair at crown|