Weve just found out that my grandfather has Skin Cancer and that the growth on the top of his head has to be removed ASAP and a skin graft. As he is 90yrs old, and not in very good health, I have offered to be his skin doner. I would like some advice as to what scarring I am likely to get and how long the healing process might be for me. I am speaking with the plastic surgeon soon, but any information would be greatly appreciated
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