Aesthetic Facial Surgery

  1. Avoid bending or straining, this can cause more swelling than normal and cause you to bleed.
  2. Rest in a semi sitting position in a clean chair or bed with pillows, at least the first three days after surgery.
  3. On your discharge day, you should start medications given by the doctor including an antibiotic, analgesic, vitamins, etc. Immediately after leaving the clinic.
  4. If a blepharoplasty was performed, then I recommend using cold compresses of chamomile tea around the surgical site, with clean sterile gauzes that should be manage with a clean personal towel.
  5. If your procedure was rhinoplasty, you will have nose plugs and a splint that you must keep until the doctor asks to be remove.
  6. Removal of the stitches is around the fifth day after surgery.
  7. During the first three days, swelling will increase,  but it will decrease gradually in the following days
  8. Use Anti-inflammatory creams and healing stimulants as considered by the doctor.
  9. After a week you may return to your normal activities, but carefully preventing  direct sunlight.
  10. Avoid heavy exercises or heavy lifting during the first month, but make several short walks, avoid the beach and pool.
  11. Call the secretary to confirm appointments of regular checkups.

 Nutrition:

  1. Natural juices like: Carrot, Cherry, melon, pineapple, plum, papaya, guava, lemon and orange, etc.
  2. Eat steamed vegetables: broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, spinach, pepper .
  3. Beans (black, lentils, chickpeas etc).
  4. Red or white meat, grilled or steamed.
  5. Grains (oatmeal, granola, wheat, other whole grains, wholewheat bread, rice)
  6. Eat a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables and meats.
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