Preventing Post Op Complications
Post op complications are a risk everyone must consider when planning surgery. While there is no surefire way to prevent 100% of post op complications, there are ways to reduce your risk of some of these issues. What are some post op complications I should be aware of? Fever Fever is a vague […]
Avoiding blood clots in the legs during and after surgery
During plastic surgery, one of the biggest concerns patients and their surgeon’s have is the potential for the development of blood clots in the patient’s legs. These are referred to as a DVT or Deep Vein Thrombosis. The pathophysiology, or the reason these clots develop, has to do with three possible factors. 1) Stasis, or […]
How soon can I travel after surgery?
There seems to be a few misconceptions regarding travel after surgery. We’d like to clear that up. In general, if you’re feeling well, travel after surgery is fine. Here are some things to keep in mind though. Travel after surgery: is it safe? One of the more curious questions I get is whether it’s […]