If you simply cannot keep your medications down, tell your surgeon of contact PPSI. You may need to have your prescription changed.
Some surgeons advise patients to push their breast implants down or massage them soon after surgery to encourage them to drop. If you are having problems, your surgeon may have you wear a wide elastic band around the top of your chest to help push you implants down. If your implants still haven’t dropped within six to nine months, breast augmentation revision surgery may be necessary. Talk to your surgeon.
For longer surgeries (more than 4 hours) the patient must stop their contraceptive pills as the anesthetic risk is increased as well as a higher risk of DVT.
For long flights, long surgery and long bed rest after the surgery, the patient must be encouraged to engage in light walking indoors. On your return flights, please make sure to drink plenty of water, limit alcohol intake and walk around the cabin or do calf exercises.
Call your doctor immediately if you have DVT symptoms including: swelling, warmth or tenderness in the soft tissues of your leg. Swelling may also appears as a swollen ridge along a blood vessel that you can feel.