Follow-up Care

Follow-up Care

After surgery, your safe care is required!

Grand Plastic Surgery has managed keeps your beauty through ‘self-care program’.

The facial contouring surgery, as well as the swelling, can cause long term stress on your skin and soft skin tissue, so cleaning is an important aspect of follow-up care

Swelling care with applying an ice pack

Applying an ice pack
Effects
  • Applying an ice pack makes a pain easier and subsides swelling easier by contraction of the blood vessels.
A timely manner
  • Between the 2nd and the 3rd day after surgery, the effect of applying an ice pack is the best.
  • After that, applying a hot pack is better. Applying an ice pack is less effective after 2 or 3 weeks.
Types
  • There are several kinds of an ice pack (provision from a hospital, purchase from a pharmacy, or homemade).
  • Grand plastic surgery provides our patients a pack which is all available by an ice pack and a hot pack.
Method
  • When a frozen ice pack is melted a little, use the ice pack after rubbing its frozen part gently.
  • Wrap an ice pack in a handkerchief.
  • If you put a frozen pack on your surgical region directly, you could suffer from frostbite.
  • Apply an ice pack on the forehead, between the eyes, around the cheeks with a wrapped ice pack.
  • Do ont apply an ice pack over 3 minutes continuously.
  • Repeat to take a break for 10 minutes and apply an ice pack for 3-7 minutes again, being careful to being dry your surgical region.
  • If you have a poor sense due to an apoplexy or nerve damage, you must keep the exact time strictly.

Swelling care with applying an hot pack

Applying a hot pack
Effects
  • Applying a hot pack plays a role in reducing the bruise because it is effective to increase the amount of the blood circulation which moves wastes in the body quickly.
A timely manner
  • From the 3rd day after surhery, apply an ice pack and a hoe pack alternately.
  • From the 5th day after surgery, apply a hot pack only.
Method
  • Dip a pack in the hot water for 10 minutes or so, or heat up a pack in the microwave, and use.
  • Have a care when using the microwave, there can be a burst of a pack by long time heating.
  • Wrap a heated pack in a handkerchief.
  • Check its temperature with your hands.
  • Apply a hot pack on the forehead, areoud the cheeks with a wrapped hot pack.
  • If you put a hot pack on your surgical region directly, you could suffer burns.
  • Do not apply an ice pack over 3 minutes comtinuously.
  • Repeay to take a break for 10 minutes and apply an ice pack for 3-7 minutes again.
  • Applying a lotion on your skin can have the higher retes of burns.

*Please note: In regards to before and after photos on this site, results may vary depending on each patient's individual case.*