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General Care for Post-Surgery Recovery


Every patient undergoes different pace to recovery after surgery. The chosen surgery or surgeries will certainly affect your recovery. Despite the type/s of your chosen procedure, there are several important physical and psychological guidelines for your healthy recovery!

  1. Cold press is helpful for reducing post facial surgery edema. It can also be applied to the bandaged facial areas. Cold press should be applied to the surgery area for at least 48 hours.
  2. Plan your recovery ahead around your work schedules, social engagements, and family activities. Take considerations for the type of surgery undertaken and its recovery time required, which can vary from days to weeks.
  3. It is important to keep in check with realistic expectations. It takes time to recover and there will be bruises and swollen areas after the surgery. You will recover and look beautiful in matter of days or weeks after the surgery result takes form. Please have patience and don’t panic! If you have any question and concern please arrange with Dr. Hsieh for check up.
  4. It is very important to follow Dr. Hsieh’s instructions for taking the prescribed medicine in timely manner, constraining normal body movement, and exercise accordingly, while maintaining the wounds clean at all time. Your healthy recovery depends on following these instructions.
  5. Have a caring family member or a friend around can provide great comfort and positive support while you recover. Having someone looking after your can help manage your life obligations while provide positive psychological support that enhance your healthy recovery.
  6. Please remember to drink water frequently. It is important to replenish your water intake as body fluids are lost during surgery. It is also important to keep away from heavy condiments and spices while keeping your meals light with easily swallowed and digested food items.
  7. For any head, neck, or face surgery, it is important to maintain your head on higher position so that it reduced edema and accelerated your wound recovery.
  8. Please avoid direct sunlight exposure and choose appropriate sunscreen products to protect your facial skin.


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Results of surgery vary among patients. Please consult your doctor.