stitches - remember wounds take a while to heal, can get infected, stitches can tear, and will leave scars. All things to take into account. Also, some scars may ache, or carry traumatic memories for characters (psychological).
This beautiful model, a burn survivor, did this photo shoot to, in her own words, "prove that scars do not change a person, they make that person who they become." As a women with scars, I really appreciate this picture so much. I've stopped hiding my scars a few years ago, but this picture just enforces my decision. Biddy Craft
Incision closures: n incision may be closed with: Sutures (stitches) on the outside of the body. Surgical staples, which provide added strength to the incision. Sutures on the inside, underneath the skin. Small sticky strips (called Steri-strips) may be placed on your skin across the incision line. These strips will fall off when the incision has healed.