The difference between Bascom’s Operation and The Bascom Cleft-Lift There are many different operations for pilonidal disease and the terminology can be confusing. At our clinic we perform the…Read more
With permission, I thought I’d share a recent correspondence from a patient’s father, who is a physician who has retired from surgery and now works in a wound care clinic. He has been trying…Read more
We encourage sitting immediately after surgery. When I perform a cleft lift, the incision is not in the midline – so when you are sitting there is no force pulling the incision apart. In addition,…Read more
Why does it happen? Unfortunately, recurrence of pilonidal disease after surgery is a common problem. This article discusses the reasons why this happens, and presents a good solution. In order to understand…Read more
We routinely take care of patients with pilonidal cysts, non-healing pilonidal wounds, and pilonidal abscesses with great success in the pediatric, teen, and adult age groups.