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10 08, 2016

Eyelid Lift FAQ’s

2024-01-02T14:43:09+00:00

How long until the anesthesia wears off after surgery? Eyelid lifts or blepharoplasties can be done either under general or local anesthesia. If it is done under local anesthetic you are awake during the entire procedure. The local pain medicine usually wears off within a couple of hours. You should, however, have someone drive you to the appointment and take you home. If it is done under general anesthesia, you are usually awake an hour after surgery but the anesthetic effects may take a day or two to completely wear off. When can I go home? If it is done under local anesthesia, you can go home within 15 minutes. If the eyelid lift is done under general anesthesia, you will be able to go home in one hour. Either way, someone else should drive you home. How long until I can drive? When you are not taking any narcotic pain medications (i.e. Darvocet, Tylenol with codeine, Vicodin, or Percocet) you will be able to drive. This may be as early as the [...]

Eyelid Lift FAQ’s2024-01-02T14:43:09+00:00
10 08, 2016

Breast Augmentation FAQs

2024-01-02T14:43:13+00:00

How long until the anesthesia wears off after surgery? Breast augmentation surgery is done under general anesthesia. You are usually awake an hour after surgery but the anesthetic effects may take a day or two to completely wear off. When can I go home? You will be able to go home approximately one hour after surgery. Someone will need to drive you home. How long until I can drive? About a week. You will be sore for the first week or so. When you are not taking any narcotic pain medications (i.e. Darvocet, Tylenol with codeine, Vicodin, or Percocet) you will be able to drive. How long until I can exercise? It is important not to do any strenuous exercise for two weeks after a breast augmentation. This is because you can tear a small blood vessel and cause a hematoma or blood collection in the breast pocket. I recommend that you not do any heavy lifting (nothing more than a phone book) or do any activity that would increase your blood pressure [...]

Breast Augmentation FAQs2024-01-02T14:43:13+00:00
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