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12 Jun

Hi my name is Morgen and I’m one of the PA’s at Florida Plastic Surgery Group. Today I will be discussing your discharge instructions after your facelift which may include fat grafting after your facelift. You will have an incision on both sides of your face that goes around the front side of your ear and partially behind your ear. Your sutures will be outside of the skin and you will be able to see them if you look at your incision line. You will also have one drain coming out of one or the other side of your face when you wake up you will have a wrap around your head the wrap is to decrease swelling. It also… Continue Reading

12 Jun

Hi my name is Morgen and I am one of the physician assistants here at Florida Plastic Surgery Group. Today I’ll be talking to you about your discharge instructions after your capsulectomy with or without mastopexy this is also known as a breast lift. When you wake up from surgery all of your sutures will be underneath the skin, they will dissolve over time and none of them will have to be removed. You will have steri-strips over all of your incisions, steri-strips are fabric band-aid like strips. You’re going to leave those on until your first post-op appointment at which time we will take them off for you. You will also have a bra on, this is a surgical… Continue Reading

12 Jun

Hi my name is Alana Weatherly I am one of the PA’s here at Florida Plastic Surgery Group. Today I will be discussing a breast surgery referred to as a breast lift with fat grafting also known as a composite mastopexy. We offer this procedure here at our practice for patients who are looking to have their breasts lifted. Most often their nipple position is lower than they would like so we reposition it at a correct height and then we add fat to the areas to give it a fuller look without the use of an implant. The fat is achieved from usually the belly hips or flanks by liposuction. In the operating room we process that fat sterilely… Continue Reading

12 Jun

Hi my name is Lauren Lynch and I’m a Physician’s Assistant here at Florida Plastic Surgery Group. Today I’m going to talk with you about your exchange of tissue expander to implant with the addition of fat grafting. When you wake up from surgery, you’re going to wake up in a front closing sports bra I want you to wear it 24/7 even when you’re sleeping. You can take it off to 24 hours after surgery. When you do, just let the water hit your back and run forward over all of your incisions no direct pressure and no heavy scrubbing. You can reach up like you’re going to wash your hair but I don’t want the angle of your… Continue Reading

12 Jun

Hi my name is Alana I’m one of the PA’S here at Florida plastic surgery group. Today I’m going to be talking about post-op instructions following a breast augmentation surgery. First off, thank you for choosing us in your care we’re happy to welcome you to our family. Having a breast augmentation with us there’s post-op instructions that are going to be filled out for you already in your packets so you’ll have it all written down for you. I still like to go over it with patient’s day of surgery so you’ll hear several times and also, you’ll have the written instructions and this video to refer back to if need be. Immediately following your breast augmentation surgery you’ll… Continue Reading

12 Jun

Hi my name is Lauren Lynch and I’m a physician assistant here at Florida Plastic Surgery group. Today I’m going to talk with you about your post-operative instructions for your implant removal, replacement and mastopexy (breast lift). When you wake up from surgery, you’re going to wake up in a front closing sports bra, I want you to wear it 24/7 even when you’re sleeping. You can take it off to shower and you can shower the day after your surgery. When you do shower, just let the water hit your back and run forward over all of your incisions, no direct pressure and no heavy scrubbing. You can reach up like you’re going to wash your hair but I… Continue Reading

12 Jun

Hi my name is Lauren Lynch and I’m one of the physician assistants here at Florida plastic surgery group today I’m going to discuss your post-op instructions for the deep flap that’s deep inferior epigastric perforator flap Diep when you wake up from surgery on post-op day one you’re going to wake up with one of two dressings on one you could wake up with a front closing sports bar ilan and an abdominal binder if you wake up with this I want you to wear them both 24/7 even while you’re sleeping treat them both the same the other option you may wake up with is no bran in the event that you wake up without a brawl on… Continue Reading

12 Jun

Hey guys my name is Shannon I’m one of the PA’s with Florida Plastic Surgery Group. Today I’m going to be going over discharge instructions on brachioplasty or an arm lift. So just the first thing to know the brachioplasty is a same day surgery which means you will go home the same day that you have the surgery. When you come out of the surgery your arms will be wrapped during the surgery, we’ll put stitches underneath the skin, over top of your incision you’ll either have glue or steri-strips over top of that we’ll put some pads. They’re just absorbable pads just in case there’s any fluid that drains out after the surgery. These pads will absorb that… Continue Reading