Is it necessary to cut hair with a razor before any surgery?

Is it necessary to cut hair with a razor before any surgery?

Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will talk about cutting hair with a razor before any surgery in this video. He says that we should not cut hair with razor as it can cause micro-injuries or micro-abrasions and has more chances of surgical site infections. Clippers or depilatory creams or hair removing creams can be used to remove hair.

Dr. KK Aggarwal

Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus

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