Thursday 4 July 2013

[BK Plastic Surgery] Pre and Post operative instruction (Breast Surgery)

BK Plastic Surgery
Pre and Post operative instruction 

When the advanced technology of BK Plastic Surgery Hospital and the operative instructions of our hospital are combined, the results cannot be better!

What is most important is to maximize the results of surgery and it all depends on how devoted you are to the pre & post operative procedures.

Many people are interested in Breast Surgery these days, so for those looking in to this procedure, here are a few things that you should remember.

Pre-Operative Instructions

1. You must stop smoking and drinking 1 week prior to surgery.

2. Your medication must be verified with the doctor during consultation.

3. Take medications for blood pressure, diabetes, and thyroid with a little amount of water the morning of surgery.

4. You must avoid eating and drinking, including water, 6~8 hours prior to surgery.

5. You must not drive without a guardian on the day of surgery. 

6. You must wear comfortable clothes with no accessories and must remove all make-up including nail polish before coming to hospital. 

7. You must clean the surgical or incision site; You must shave the armpits before coming to the hospital. 

Post-Operative Instructions

1. Severe swelling is expected 1-3 days after surgery, but gradually disappears. 70~80% of swelling subsides within 2 months, and the rest disappears after 6 months. 

2. Pain on the surgical site may continue for 3-4 days after surgery.

3. Stitches are removed after 5 days, and outpatient treatment for breast massaging begins on 7th day. 

4. A drainage bag may be required, but it will be removed the next day.

5. Sitting position for 1 week is preferred over supine position to promote fast recovery. 

6.You must wear a compression bra or bandage, to firmly place the implants, continuously for 1~2 months. 

7. Wearing a sport bra for 3 months after surgery is recommended.

8. You must avoid driving right after surgery; baths and saunas are prohibited for 1 month.

9. Arm movement should be made after stitch removal.

10. You must avoid smoking and drinking for 1 month after surgery.

11. There is a risk for capsular contracture and infection. Infection can be cured with antibiotics, but for severe cases, implants must be removed. 

12. You must take medication and massage the breasts to prevent capsular contracture.

13. Breast plastic surgery does not affect any breast condition such as cancer. Thus ultrasound and MRI can be rendered regardless of operation

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TEL: +82-2-544-0404
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TEL: +82-2-544-0404


TEL: +82-2-544-0404

TEL: +82-2-544-0404

1 comment:

  1. What is most important is to maximize the results of surgery and it all depends on how devoted you are to the pre & post operative procedures.

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