POST-CARE Instructions

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OVERVIEW

Most patients return to normal activities after 5 days. Swelling may take a month to dissipate.

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Wear your Face Garment
Wear your face garment for 7 days, all day, every day, except for when following wound cleaning directions. After day 7 you may have intermittent breaks up to 90 minutes, 2 times a day, just long enough to follow wound cleaning directions and wash the garment. After 14 days, IF you are returning to work, you can take off your garment for 6 to 8 hours. After 21 days, it is only needed to wear at night.
Use Cold compress made of Frozen Peas
For the first 48 hours, use cold compresses made of frozen peas to minimize swelling and help with discomfort.
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Drink and Eat Healthy
Stay hydrated and eat a healthy well balanced diet.
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be patient
Be patient with yourself, the healing process, and the showing of results.

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Perform Strenuous Physical Activity
Do not perform strenuous physical activity, including athletic activities, intercourse, aerobic exercise, weight training, heavy lifting, and any straining. You may gradually resume exercise 4 weeks after surgery; light walking is okay and recommended. Listen to your body; if it hurts the treated area- Stop.
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Smoke
Absolutely no smoking. Any smoking delays healing, increases infections, and results in worse scarring.

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POST SURGERY
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