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Operation Instructions

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Post operative instructions on a few plastic surgery procedures offered by Dr Scott Zevon.

Post operative instructions on a few plastic surgery procedures offered by Dr Scott Zevon.

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  • 1. Operation Instructions
  • 2. General PreOp Instructions
  • 3. General PreOp Instructions
  • 4. General PostOp ExpectationsAfter anesthesia you may have: dizziness, muscle aches, sore throat, nausea/vomiting, Drowsiness & DreamsFor the next 24 Hours: Do not drive or operate machinery, do not drink alcohol, Take only prescribed medication, Defer any important decisionsKeep Dressing clean & dry
  • 5. Abdominoplasty What to ExpectPain resolved in 1-2 WeeksSwelling and dumbness of the abdomenExpect to see ~50% of contour improvement in 2 weeks. ~75% at 1 month, ~100% after 3 months
  • 6. Abdominoplasty Dressing & Drain Care• Dressing removed 1-2 days after• Drains removed 4-10 days after surgery• Twice a day empty bulb
  • 7. Abdominoplasty RestrictionsActivity: Most return to normal activities and work 10-14 days after surgery. Strenuous activity prohibited for 6 weeksDo not SMOKE for 2 weeksSleep on back or side, NOT stomachDo not sit in the Sun or heat for 4 weeks
  • 8. Breast Augmentation What to ExpectRest: Be prepared to rest for 48 hoursMedications: Take antibiotics and pain medication prescribedSun: Do not sit in sun or heat for 4 weeksDressing: Do not remove until Dr. Zevon allows it
  • 9. LiposuctionRest for 48 hoursMedication: take prescribed medicationCompressive Garments: Wear day and night for 2 days. Essential for proper contouring. After 30 hours, you may shower. After day 5, you may take a bath
  • 10. Liposuction Drainage, Bruising, SwellingDraining: some fluid draining or ooze into dressing. Fluid clear red is normalBruising: Extensive bruising and swelling common. Plateaus at 48-72 hoursLiposuction of abdomen- bruising of genitalia normal50% of contouring within 30 days, 75% at 2 months. 100% after 3 months

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