Face Lift

There are cares to be applied after facelift surgery and issues that we want our patients to pay attention to. When the patient leaves the face lift, no pain or pain is described. An uncomfortable pressure, feeling of tension and numbness prevails in the whole face. There is a long incision line starting from both temples and running from the edges of the ear to the back of the ear and from the root of the hair. All this incision line is closed with stitches to be removed after 8 to 10 days. In other words, the dressing of the patient is here. The patient wakes up like this. 4 hours after the operation, he starts the regimen with foods that will not harm the stomach and intestinal system or cause gas. After the patient completes his feeding, he gets up and takes a small walk, thus completing his first mobilization. Not an operation that will limit the patient’s mobility. However, since the procedure is on the face, the balance mechanism will not be in place on the first day and since there is sensitivity on the face, he should avoid turning his neck quickly or making sudden movements. Two drains are placed in order to draw the edema and accumulated fluids in the surgery at the request of the physician. Thus, the patient’s edema will be less. It will pass faster. The patient stays in the hospital for one night. Medicines, care and treatments are done under the supervision of the nurse. If the physician deems it appropriate, the drains are removed and the bandage is opened the next day of the surgery. The patient is discharged after giving the prescription of the drugs to be used. This is requested to minimize edema and swelling. The patient should be fed richer in protein for faster healing of wounds. The patient is called for control for 3/4 days. The physician checks the stitches and the dressing is renewed. The patient will lie on his back during this process and will not do heavy work. will not engage in activities in which he will lean forward If the patient does not have drains at home, he can take a shower after the 4th day without removing the stitches, if the physician gives permission. If there are drains, the patient will not take a shower. After the physician’s observation, some patients will take a shower 24 hours after the stitches are removed. .The patient is called for control on 8/10 days after the operation, the sutures are removed and the wounds are covered with tapes. The patient will be able to take a shower over these tapes, and it will be sufficient to dry these tapes with a blow dryer after getting out of the shower. These massages should be done with oils such as ozonated olive oil or centaury oil from the inside towards the wounds. The patient will benefit from teas such as edema-reducing green tea, pineapple peel tea in this process. not stopping and plenty of oxygen Forest and seaside walks are recommended for near-term recovery.

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