Follow your surgeon’s recovery instructions. Every surgeon performs their surgeries with an ideal recovery in mind. During your pre-op appointment you surgeon will go over the recovery plan with you. If you have questions about your recovery, do not hesitate to ask your surgeon to clarify things for you
Get up and move around. While it is important for your body to rest, it is very important to get up and walk around every few hours. Regular movement not only prevents you from getting stiff and achy, it can also prevent physically dangerous complications such as blood clots
Some doctors choose to use IV vitamin therapy, massage and special recovery supplements to speed up the healing process. Providing the body with the vitamins and minerals can help skin to heal more quickly and decrease bruising and swelling percent in the first week.
Be kind to your body. Healing takes time. Every patient heals differently. Therefor it is very important to listen to your body during the healing process. If something doesn’t feel right, don’t be afraid to call your surgeon and let them know.
Let us take care of you.. We offer customized, compassionate care 24 hours a day. We want you to relax and focus on getting better. We hope these recovery tips help you prepare for you upcoming plastic surgery procedure.