Post Operative Care: Deep Chemical Peel

Post Operative Care: Deep Chemical Peel OINTMENT: Deeper peels (phenol and TCA) cause redness and blistering of the treated areas. We prefer that you coat those areas with a light covering of Preparation H two or three times daily. Although this sounds strange, the medication is nearly ideal. A soothing...

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Post Operative Care: PermaLip Lip Augmentation

Post Operative Care: PermaLip Lip Augmentation SUTURES: When you leave, you will have sutures that may be covered with tape. ICE PACKS: Ice should be applied continuously in order to decrease swelling. Icing should continue as much as possible during the first 48 hours. LUBRICATION: Keep the lips lubricated with...

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Post Operative Care: Fat Injections

Post Operative Care: Fat Injections YOUR FIRST 48 HOURS VERY IMPORTANT: If you have excessive bleeding or pain, call the office at (201) 261-7550, day or night. YOUR FIRST 24 HOURS: If you are going home, a family member or friend must drive you because you have been sedated. Someone...

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Post Operative Care: Dermabrasion

Post Operative Care: Dermabrasion OINTMENT: In most cases, antibiotic ointment is the only medication applied to the treated area after surgery. Apply it lightly two or three times daily after washing the area with water and patting it dry. POSITION: Keep your head elevated to minimize swelling. DRESSINGS: If a medicated...

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Post Operative Care: Neck Lift

Post Operative Care: Neck Lift AFTER SURGERY DRAINS: If your neck lift is not part of a face lift, we will probably leave your drain in place for 2-4 days. If vacuum tubes provide the suction for the drains, change them whenever the tube fills halfway. If your suction is...

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Post Operative Care: Mommy Makeover

Post Operative Care: Mommy Makeover AFTER SURGERY POSITION: Because abdominoplasty involves removal of the extra abdominal skin and (usually) tightening of the abdominal muscles, you will experience some difficulty standing up straight for a week or two or even longer. During this period, you may find it more comfortable to...

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