Recommendations

 
 

To make your surgery a success

For your well-being, and the good management of your pre and post surgery we suggest you follow these recommendations and refrain from following them any kind of indication from family, friends or neighbours, without first consulting your doctor or the staff directly.

For your safety and the safety of others, follow these specially designed recommendations for the well-being of patients.

 
 

The week before your surgery

Beware of the medicines you take

  • Refrain from taking medications containing aspirin that increase the chance of bleeding such as: Aspirin, Dristan, Asawin, Advil, Alkaseltzer, effervescent, and anti-flu at least eight (8) days before surgery.
  • If you have consumed them two weeks before the plastic surgery you should inform your doctor.
  • Before taking any medication. Remember that some of these antipyretics may alter your blood clotting.
  • If you have a headache, only take Acetaminophen or Dolex.
 
 

Pre-surgical
Recommendations The day before your surgery

 
 

Pay on time and avoid inconvenience

Bills for services rendered such as medical fees, anesthesiologist, room fees, policy and others must be paid. the day before or preferably before your surgery.

Be careful what you eat, recommendations on your diet

If your plastic surgery is performed under general, epidural or assisted local anesthesia:

You must attend with the TOTALLY VACUUM STAMP (6) six hours prior to the procedure to avoid respiratory complications. If your surgery is performed under general anesthesia in the morning, do not eat or drink anything, or drink water. You must eat the night before at 7:00 pm and drink liquids at 10:00 pm.


Dinner for the night before

Portion of grilled breast, salad without dressings, non-acidic fruit juice and no dairy. You can drink fluids for up to (8) hours before the surgery.

If your plastic surgery is performed under local anesthesia.

You can eat up to 4 hours earlier light foods such as:

  • Non-citrus fruits.
  • Non-dairy drinks: aromatic, Gatorade. • Whole-grain crackers.
  • Juices in water: Papaya, mango or guava.


Your body grooming

The cleaner they are, the less chance of infection

  • It is recommended not to shave the area to be operated on, as this may facilitate an infectious process. You can do it three days before with a machine, or eight days before with wax.
  • The night before and the day of the surgery, the patient should bathe the entire body, using Chlorhexidine, which should be left to act by five (2) minutes over the region to be operated and then remove with plenty of water. Emphasize armpits, navel, genital area, and perianal area.
  • Hair must be completely clean and dry for entry into the surgical area.
  • If you have facial surgery, have a moisturizing facial a week before your surgery and a day before, wash your face, neck and hair.
  • If you have your period on the day of your surgery, please tell your nurse.
 
 

Recommendations for the day of plastic surgery

When you report to the clinic

The day of the plastic surgery must be presented at the main reception on the first floor of the clinic to be announced for surgery.

Please attend with two (2) adult companions, and please refrain from bringing minors, as a clinic is not the best place to be. the right place for them.

Keep in mind that you must attend:

  • No makeup and no nail polish, especially on the hands. • No jewelry or valuables.
  • Without any type of prosthesis (dental, etc.)
  • Bring a post-surgical girdle or bra if necessary.
  • Bring your identity card (Colombian cedula or passport).
  • With comfortable clothes and shoes, (NO jeans, NO tight-fitting T-shirts, NO high-heeled shoes)
  • If your plastic surgery is a liposculpture, you should bring a packet of maternal sanitary pads, which will be used to absorb the drainage, avoiding staining the girdle and clothes.
  • If your surgery requires hospitalization, remember to bring your personal hygiene items.
 
 

Recommendations
for your hospitalization

 
 

When you are a family member or visitor of an inpatient at our clinic you must:

  • Only two adults are allowed in the room. Children under 12 years of age are not allowed in this area.
  • Visiting hours are 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Protect yourself and your hospitalized family member by washing your hands with glycerine alcohol before and after the visit.
  • Do not eat food inside the room or in the hospitalization area. For your convenience use the dining room located in the restaurant.
  • Remain in the assigned room during your attendance, refrain from wandering outside this area after 8 p.m.
  • Only two family members are allowed at a time.
  • Do not allow children under 12 years of age to enter.
  • Comply with the 8:00 a.m. visitation schedule. at 8:00 p.m.
  • Ask the nurse if your patient has any feeding restrictions, needs special care, or is in isolation.
  • Do not unclog wounds, handle serum and/or catheters or drains.
  • Do not administer medication.
  • Maintain a quiet, quiet atmosphere and keep the volume of the TV set low.
  • Avoid sitting on the patient's bed
  • To ensure your well-being and that of your patient by not smoking in the room or in common areas (according to Resolution 7036 of 1991 of the Ministry of Health, smoking is not allowed in health institutions.
  • Refrain from making the visit if you have any symptoms or illness in which you or your patient may be at risk of infection.
  • During your stay in the hospital, when you are lying down, you should stay with the safety railings upstairs for your protection.

We take care of the patient's safety and well-being,
are the most important thing to us.

 
 

Post-surgical
Recommendations

 
 

Follow these recommendations strictly, your quick recovery and the success of your surgery depends on their fulfillment.

For your well-being and the good management of your pre and post surgery, follow these recommendations and refrain from following any type of advice from family, friends or neighbors without first consulting directly with your doctor or the staff in charge.

Beware of the medicines you take

Take medications prescribed by the plastic surgeon or anesthesiologist only. In case you need to be supplied with other medication, please contact your doctor. Cleanliness and general cleanliness

  • The cleaner we are and the environment, the less chance of infection.
  • To prevent complications such as infection, strict measures must be taken regarding personal cleanliness and environmental hygiene. The bathroom should be washed and disinfected daily, as should personal and bedding.
  • Keep all types of pets at a distance.
  • Refrain from manipulating the wound.
  • Keep your hands clean, always wash them with soap and water.

For your well-being

Better to be with someone for the first few days

  • The patient must be accompanied after the surgery and will need additional support to get up and lie down. In case If you are dizzy, you should immediately lie down and raise your legs at a 45° angle.
  • If you have no one to accompany you, you can stay at our CQB Hotel, where you will find everything you need for your recovery.

Take care of yourself and follow these recommendations

Speed up your recovery

  • It is advisable to walk as soon as possible, as it improves circulation and the progress of the surgery.
  • Avoid exposure to sunlight as it can cause irreversible skin spots.
  • Do not smoke, remember that smoking increases bronchial secretion and does not promote healing.
  • Physical activity will be gradually reactivated, according to tolerance and medical advice. You can start with a daily walk, taking care to stretch before and after doing it.

Watch what you eat

  • Drink plenty of water (minimum 8 glasses daily).
  • On the day of your surgery, follow a liquid diet. The next day, follow your regular diet, avoiding fat and irritating foods. (Fruits and vegetables) as recommended by your doctor.
  • Avoid excess fat and carbohydrates. (Eat a maximum of three servings of flour a day).
 
 

Recommendations for
post-operative recovery

 
 

Your plastic surgeon

He's always looking out for his health.

Immediately inform your treating plastic surgeon of any abnormality or doubt such as fever, red color around the wound with increased temperature and/or hardening. Do not make transfers between cities without the authorization of the treating plastic surgeon.

The skin needs special care to attenuate inflammation, fade bruises and regain elastic tone.

At the Beauty Surgery Center we have post-surgical services such as: massage, drainage, hyperbaric chamber, appliances, that guarantee your complete recovery after plastic surgery.

Follow your doctor's recommendations and remember to bring the following items:

  • Face towel.
  • Body towel.
  • Bath sandals for shower.
  • Regular sanitary napkins, for drainage.
  • Acid Mantle Lotion for body massage.
  • Plastic bag for dirty towels
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Girdle corresponding to your surgery.

For your safety and the safety of others, follow these specially designed recommendations for the well-being of patients

 
 

Recommendations prior to the Hyperbaric Chamber session

  • The patient should take a bath before each session to remove creams, make-up and oil from the skin and hair.
  • Remove any metal objects such as earrings, bracelets, rings, etc.
  • You should eat some food before each session.
  • Due to pressure changes inside the chamber, discomfort in the ear, such as that experienced when travelling by air, may occur. These discomforts may be reduced or eliminated when the pressure in the chamber is compensated for by the pressure in the middle ear.
  • To achieve this, the patient must yawn, open and close the mouth, swallow, or cover the nose with the hand, in order to expel the air accumulated in the ears.

Contraindications

  • It should not be used by patients suffering from claustrophobia.
  • It should not be used by patients with chronic problems or who have undergone ear surgery, since the high blood pressure used in this therapy accentuates the discomfort and pain.
 
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