Recovery Tips for Facelift and Tummy Tuck

The recovery process can be the most difficult part of the entire procedure. It takes time physically and mentally to fully heal from any plastic surgery operations. Therefore, we have compiled a couple helpful recovery tips for two common cosmetic surgery procedures such as facelift and tummy tuck.
Some facelift operations can be quite noninvasive. However, the recovery process for facelifts can be physically and emotionally demanding. Learn more about the recovering process as well as some very helpful tips for the recovery process in the following article.
Facelift Recovery Tips
Knowing what to expect can help you to deal with the process better and can spare you undue worries. At the same time, knowing how to treat your face correctly while it recovers can improve your chances of it healing well and without complication. “Here we will look at what to expect and how to help your recovery along with its way.   According to Health Guidance:
“ If you feel a lot of pain you should be able to ask for more medication, and you should make sure to get someone to drive you home if this was an outpatient procedure as you will be groggy and in pain. 

 You will have your first postoperative appointment usually the day after your surgery and your doctor may change your bandages during this time. Over the next three days your face is likely to swell more – again don’t worry that’s normal. Once you get past these three days though it will start to dissipate and your face will return to normal. Sutures and stitches will tend to be removed around five to seven days into the process, while staples in the scalp, if they were used, will come out around 10 days in as the scalp takes longer to heal. Bruising might also come on gradually. Your doctor will want to see you a few times over the coming weeks and will let you know when you can start to remove the bandage and wrap.
Another very common procedure is a tummy tuck. The recovery process for tummy tucks can be slow and may take a while longer to heal than other procedures, such as a facelift. Here are some great tips for a tummy tuck recovery.
After Undergoing a Tummy Tuck, Here are the Top 9 Tips for Your Recovery
Another very common procedure is a tummy tuck. The recovery process for tummy tucks can be slow and may take a while longer to heal than other procedures, such as a facelift. Here are some great tips for a tummy tuck recovery.
Certainly, a part of anyone’s fantasy body makeover over the age of 30 probably involves a tummy tuck. Cut out our seemingly impossible-to-eliminate belly fat and do it now! But as miraculous as the results may be, it is still surgery and there are some careful prep and post-surgery considerations for the best possible recovery (and results!)” The helpful tips according to Smart Beauty Guide are: 
Avoid constipation
It’s a good idea for patients to start an over-the-counter stool softener before surgery in anticipation of some constipation after surgery, which is usually related to their pain medications. “We do give our patients their prescriptions well ahead of surgery so that they can have them filled and ready at home,” notes Dr. Gayoso.
Down and out 
“More often than not, patients can return to work after just one week, but in some cases, additional time may be required. I advise my patients that they may not feel like returning to work after one week, but they will be able to. Two weeks is a nicer amount of time and three weeks would be a luxury,” explains Dr. Gayoso. “A lot does depend on what type of work they do and what type of transportation they require to get to work.” (i.e. do they have a ride, or do they have a physical job?)
Expect to need help getting up from a reclined or lying down position, every time you need to go to the bathroom for the first few days, and also help getting up and down from the commode. “Patients will need to shuffle at first and will not be able to walk quickly or easily for a few days. Mobility is significantly decreased. Despite this, we ask patients to pump their legs and walk as many times during the day as possible to prevent any blood clot formation,” says Dr. Gayoso.
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The recovery process for any operation can be difficult. It can be draining on the body and the mind. Use these great recovery tips after facelift and tummy tuck to make the post-op process as easy as possible.

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