When a person is considering plastic surgery, there are many different things that he or she must evaluate, from the possible alternatives to the length of recovery time necessary. However, once the individual decides to pursue a plastic surgery procedure, he or she must keep in mind some important preparations that can help prevent complications and discomfort before, during, and after the procedure. Although there are general preparations recommended for any surgical procedure, doctors may request that patients follow particular steps depending on the procedure itself.
A person may need to go through some more intensive preparations depending on the specific type of procedure he or she is having, but there are some basic preparations that often need to be followed the night before and day of a procedure. These include the following:
Patients should consult with their plastic surgeons about other preparations that could improve their results or speed up the process of recovering from the procedure.
If you have questions or concerns about the process involved with getting plastic surgery, we can provide you with the information you’re looking for to help you determine if cosmetic surgery is right for you. To schedule a consultation about what to expect if you’re thinking about a procedure, contact Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery today at (515) 222-1111.