What you should expect from yourself and your surgeon after surgery

after surgery
We had a recent postoperative patient compliment us on our blog and how informative it is. However, she pointed out that one thing she couldn’t find was a blog post on what to expect after surgery. So here goes!   What you should expect from yourself and your surgeon after surgery This listicle should serve as a general outline of expectations after surgery. These include...
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How to sit after a BBL [video]

To ensure the best results after surgery, your doctor will make certain recommendations. Even though they may seem silly, the recommendations are based on past experiences – good and bad. A Brazilian Butt Lift or BBL is no different. This procedure, wherein your doctor takes fat via liposuction from your abdomen, flanks and back, and injects it into your buttocks, requires special postop care. That......
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Do you really need to remove fingernail polish for surgery?

Why do the preop surgery folks tell us to avoid fingernail polish for surgery? And for that matter, why are we told to avoid eating and drinking after midnight? That one’s easier to explain. When a patient is going to sleep for surgery and the anesthesiologist is putting a breathing tube down your throat, there’s a risk you could vomit. If you recently ate, the......
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What should I wear for surgery?

While it’s not necessary to wear the same thing as Kelsey Kaplan Fashion (@kelseykaplanfashion on Instagram) on your surgery day, what you wear is important. So for those patients wondering, “what should I wear for surgery?”, you’ve come to the right place. It’s not just another typical day in your life and because it’s unique, there are important things to consider.   What to wear......
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