Five Tips to Prevent the Most Common Halloween-Related Injury

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Oct 30, 2017 11:29:56 AM

Our pumpkin carving expertise has moved far past traditional triangle eyes and grins. A few of our faves this year include decorative, patterned pumpkins, this pop-culture perfection Wonder Woman pumpkin and of course, the ever-fierce Beyonce pumpkin. While you carve your work of art, make sure to keep your hands and fingers safe. The thicker skin of a pumpkin makes it especially easy for a mishap to occur. Plastic surgeons treat thousands of hand injuries each year around Halloween. According to ABC News, lacerations from pumpkin carving are one of the most common Halloween-related injuries. Keep Halloween festivities fun and free from harm by following pumpkin carving safety tips, especially if children are joining in on the fun!

 

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