Preparing for Your Breast Augmentation Procedure
your surgery, it is important that you follow Dr. Revis' pre-operative
instructions very closely. This will increase the likelihood of having
an uneventful procedure, a smooth recovery and achieving the results
you desire. If you should have any questions regarding these instructions
or any other aspect of your care, please call Dr. Revis' office at
two weeks prior to surgery, do not take aspirin or aspirin-containing
products (Bufferin, Anacin, Excedrin, etc.). If you need medication
for a headache or other pain, tylenol is safe when taken according to
the directions on the label. We will provide you with a list of
medications you should not take during this period.
sure you discuss with Dr. Revis any herbal or alternative medicine
products that you take and whether or not these are safe to take prior
to and immediately following surgery.
Dr. Revis' office as soon as possible if you develop an illness,
such as a cold, prior to surgery.
not Smoke! Smoking is harmful to wound healing and increases the
chance of complications. If you do smoke, you should inform Dr. Revis
and stop smoking for 2 weeks before and 2 weeks after your surgery.
should not drink alcohol the evening prior to your surgery, because
this may dehydrate your body.
not eat or drink anything after midnight on the night before surgery.
a bath or shower the evening prior to surgery or the morning of
to bed early and get plenty of sleep the night before surgery.
the day of your procedure, do not wear any skin care products, makeup,
deodorant, perfume, nail polish or powder.
not bring valuables with you to the hospital or surgical center.
sure you bring someone with you to the surgery center to drive you
your prescriptions prior to the day of surgery and begin your
antibiotics the evening prior to surgery. If Dr. Revis has prescribed
Zofran for you, this dissolvable tablet to prevent nausea should be
placed under your tongue approximately one hour prior to surgery.
Dr. Revis if you should take any of your regular medications on the
morning of surgery. Generally it is best to continue any blood
pressure or blood sugar medications. These may safely be taken with a
sip of water on the morning of surgery.