Dispelling two myths after surgery

myths after surgery

As seen in the image, I received a text message from a patient the morning after her surgery. She underwent a Brazilian Butt Lift and Tummy Tuck. In the text message, she’s thanking me after getting out of the shower. It was the first time she was able to look in the mirror and was […]

Postop recovery on a budget [video]

postop recovery

You just had an expensive cosmetic procedure and now you’re ready for the aftermath, the postop recovery. There are two options here: buy everything and do everything the internet tells you or, watch the video below. There are good reasons to follow certain instructions for postop recovery but it doesn’t have to cost a fortune. […]

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 […]

What’s in your goodie bag?! [video]

Don’t you just love it when a surgeon and his staff go the extra mile for their patients? Look for a surgeon where each surgery patient goes home with a “Goodie Bag,” A goodie bag contains everything a recovering patient needs to get through the first few weeks after their procedure.   1. The pills The […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]