by Anza Goodbar
(last updated February 19, 2020)
I have a wide bridge and a bulbous ball at the end of my nose. It is all thanks to my family's genes. My family has strong family recognition from our strong nasal features. A few years ago I was considering rhinoplasty to refine my nose and give it a more feminine contour. As with any surgery there are risks and aftercare to consider.
Plastic surgery procedures can range from in office treatments like a chemical peel to out patient treatments like a mini- face lift to liposuction to a tummy tuck which could involved an over night stay. Each procedure will have some specific post-op instructions to insure proper healing; here is a list of the most common instructions to ease in the recovery process.
Insist on written post-op instructions before departing the clinic or hospital. Ask questions for any directions that are unclear. Follow the instructions to a tea to reduce swelling and discomfort. Call the doctor with any symptoms that are out of the ordinary. Set a follow up appointment and keep it.
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