POST-OPERATIVE INSTRUCTIONS

Chin Liposuction Post-Operative Instructions

  • Place lipo foam under your chin and neck, then put compression garment over that.
  • For the first 7 days after your surgery wear chin lipo compression garment and lipo foam day and night. Only take off when showering.
  • After first 7 days have passed you will wear the compression garment at night only for an additional 7 days. You may need to add the lipo foam during this period as well, Dr. Wali will instruct you on this after the first 7 days are past.
  • Always sleep on 3 to 4 pillows so that head is elevated, do NOT lay flat.
  • Take only Tylenol for pain.
  • No exercise or heavy lifting for 2 weeks.
  • If you have any questions or concerns you can call the office at (909)-624-4440 or you can reach Dr.Wali by calling or texting (323)-481-8430.
mole removal claremont

Mole Removal Post-Operative Instructions

  • Keep wound covered and dry for 24 hours. After 24 hours you may remove dressing and wash area with mild, scent free soap and water. We recommend a mild, preservative free, scent free coconut oil based soap such as Skin Vitae Simple Soap.
  • Apply Vaseline and cover with a bandaid. Do this daily.
  • No exercising or heavy lifting for 2 weeks.
  • You may take Tylenol for pain.
  • If you have any questions or concerns you can call the office at (909)-624-4440 or you can reach Dr.Wali by calling or texting (323)-481-8430.

Earlobe repair post-operative instructions

  • Keep wound covered and dry for 24 hours. After 24 hours you may wash the area with mild, scent free soap and water. We recommend a mild, preservative free, scent free coconut oil based soap such as Skin Vitae Simple Soap. Do not remove the surgical tape; let it fall off on its own.
  • Once surgical tape has fallen off cover with a bandaid. Do this daily.
  • No exercising or heavy lifting for 3 weeks.
  • You may take Tylenol for pain.
  • If you have any questions or concerns you can call the office at (909)-624-4440 or you can reach Dr.Wali by calling or texting (323)-481-8430.

Post-operative instructions for Labiaplasty procedure

  • Take pain and antibiotic medication as instructed.
  • No exercise, heavy lifting (more than 10 lbs.), inserting anything into the vagina, or sexual activity for 6 weeks. After 6 weeks Dr. Wali will determine appropriate activity levels.
  • If your menstrual cycle starts after surgery DO NOT use a tampon. Use regular menstrual pads only for 6 weeks after surgery.
  • Shower daily with gentle soap and water, pat-dry area gently, do not wipe. Once area is dry, apply Vaseline to incisions. Ointment needs to be applied daily for 6 weeks after surgery. DO NOT use antibiotic ointments or creams as you may develop a yeast infection.
  • You are able to drive as long as you are comfortable and are not taking pain medication. 1 week post-op is recommended.
  • Purchase Miralax and take as needed after surgery to prevent constipation.
  • Purchase regular menstrual pads, you will need to wear these in your underwear daily for about 1-2 weeks after surgery in case there is any oozing from incision areas. Change them regularly throughout the day.

Before you come in for post-op appointment

  • Take a shower and wash area well with gentle soap and water. We recommend a mild, preservative free, scent free coconut oil based soap such as Skin Vitae Simple Soap. Pat- dry area gently and apply A+D ointment or Vaseline. Wear a regular menstrual pad in your underwear incase of oozing.
Breast Augmentation in Rancho Cucamonga

Post-operative instructions for Breast Augmentation procedure

  • Take pain and antibiotic medication as instructed.
  • No exercise or heavy lifting (more than 10lbs.) for 6 weeks, after 6 weeks Dr. Wali will determine appropriate activity levels.
  • Shower daily with gentle soap and water, do not remove brown skin tape as it will fall off on its own.
  • Wear sports bra or post breast augmentation bra at all times except when showering.
  • You are able to drive as long as you are comfortable and are not taking pain medication. 1 week post-op is recommended.
  • Purchase Miralax to prevent constipation, take as needed after surgery.
  • Purchase 10% Povidone iodine solution (available at any drug store).
  • On day of surgery DO NOT forget to bring your sports bra with you to surgery center. Also, please DO NOT apply any creams or lotions to your body on the day of surgery.

Before you come in for post-op appointment

  • Remove all white gauze, leave brown tape on skin, and take a shower. We recommend a mild, preservative free, scent free coconut oil based soap such as Skin Vitae Simple Soap.
  • Put sports bra on and a comfortable top that zips or buttons in front .

Post-operative instructions for Arm Lift procedure

  • Take pain and antibiotic medication as instructed.
  • No exercise or heavy lifting (more than 10lbs.) for 6 weeks, after 6 weeks Dr. Wali will determine appropriate activity levels.
  • Shower daily with gentle soap and water, do not try to remove brown skin tape until about 1-1. 1⁄2 weeks after surgery.
  • Wear compression garment at all times except when showering.
  • You are able to drive as long as you are comfortable and are not taking pain medication. 1 week post-op is recommended.
  • Purchase Miralax and after surgery take as needed, to prevent constipation.
  • Purchase 10% Povidone iodine solution (available at any drug store).
  • On day of surgery DO NOT forget to bring your compression garment with you to surgery center. Also, DO NOT put any lotion or creams on your body or face on the day of surgery.

Morning after your surgery

  • Remove all white gauze, leave brown tape on skin and take a shower. We recommend a mild, preservative free, scent free coconut oil based soap such as Skin Vitae Simple Soap.
  • Apply iodine to drain holes and cover with a Band-Aid.
  • Put compression garment on and a comfortable top.
  • Continue to apply iodine to drain holes every day until drains are removed.

Post-operative instructions for Gynecomastia procedure

Post operative instructions for Gynecomastia procedure

  • Take pain and antibiotic medication as instructed
  • No exercise or heavy lifting (more than 10lbs.) for 6 weeks, after 6 weeks Dr. Wali will determine appropriate activity levels
  • Shower daily with gentle soap and water, do not remove brown skin tape as it will fall off on its own.
  • Wear compression garment at all times except when showering
  • You are able to drive as long as you are comfortable and are not taking pain medication. 1 week post-op is recommended.
  • Purchase Miralax and after surgery take as needed, to prevent constipation
  • Purchase 10% Povidone iodine solution (available at any drug store)
  • On day of surgery DO NOT forget to bring your compression garment with you to surgery center. Also, please do not apply any lotions or creams to your body the day of surgery.

Morning after your surgery

  • Remove all white gauze, leave brown tape on skin and take a shower. We recommend a mild, preservative free, scent free coconut oil based soap such as Skin Vitae Simple Soap.
  • Apply iodine to drain holes and cover with a Band-Aid
  • Put on compression garment with a comfortable T-shirt over garment.
  • Continue to apply iodine to drain holes until drains are removed. Continue to wear compression garment at all times until Dr. Wali instructs you to stop.
breast reduction in Rancho Cucamonga

Post-operative instructions for Breast Reduction/Lift procedure

  • Take pain and antibiotic medication as instructed
  • No exercise or heavy lifting (more than 10lbs.) for 6 weeks, after 6 weeks Dr. Wali will determine appropriate activity levels
  • Shower daily with gentle soap and water, do not try to remove brown skin tape until about 1 week after surgery.
  • Wear post breast reduction bra or sports bra at all times except when showering.
  • You are able to drive as long as you are comfortable and are not taking pain medication. 1 week post-op is recommended.
  • Purchase Miralax and after surgery take as needed, to prevent constipation
  • Purchase 10% Povidone iodine solution (available at any drug store)
  • On day of surgery DO NOT forget to bring your sports bra with you to surgery center. Also, please DO NOT apply any lotion or creams to your body or face on the day of surgery.

Morning after your surgery

  • Remove all white gauze, leave brown tape on skin and take a shower. We recommend a mild, preservative free, scent free coconut oil based soap such as Skin Vitae Simple Soap.
    • Apply iodine to drain holes and cover with a Band-Aid.
  • Put sports bra on and a comfortable top that zips or buttons in front
  • Continue to apply iodine to drain holes until drains are removed. Continue to wear sports bra at all times until Dr. Wali instructs you to stop.

Post-operative instructions for Breast Implant Removal procedure

  • Take pain and anti-nausea medication as instructed.
  • No exercise or heavy lifting (more than 10lbs.) for 3 weeks, after 3 weeks Dr. Wali will determine appropriate activity levels.
  • Shower daily with gentle soap and water, do not remove brown skin tape as it will fall off on its own.
  • Wear compression bra at all times except when showering.
  • You are able to drive as long as you are comfortable and are not taking pain medication. 1 week post-op is recommended.
  • Purchase Miralax to prevent constipation, take as needed after surgery.
  • Purchase 10% Povidone iodine solution (available at any drug store).
  • On day of surgery DO NOT forget to bring your compression bra with you to surgery center. Also, please DO NOT apply any creams or lotions to your body on the day of surgery.

Before you come in for post-op appointment

  • Remove all white gauze, leave brown tape on skin, and take a shower. We recommend a mild, preservative free, scent free coconut oil based soap such as Skin Vitae Simple Soap.
  • Apply iodine to drain holes and cover with a Band-Aid.
  • Put sports bra on and a comfortable top that zips or buttons in front.

Post-operative instructions for Liposuction procedure

  • Take pain and antibiotic medication as instructed.
  • No exercise or heavy lifting (more than 10lbs.) for 2 weeks, after 2 weeks Dr. Wali will determine appropriate activity levels.
  • Shower daily with gentle soap and water, do not remove brown skin tape as it will fall off on its own.
  • Wear post liposuction compression garments at all times except when showering.
  • You are able to drive as long as you are comfortable and are not taking pain medication. 1 week post-op is recommended.
  • Purchase Miralax and after surgery take as needed, to prevent constipation.
  • On day of surgery DO NOT forget to bring your compression garment with you to surgery center. Also, please DO NOT apply any lotions or creams to your body the day of surgery.

Before you come in for post-op appointment

  • Remove all white gauze, leave brown tape on skin and take a shower. We recommend a mild, preservative free, scent free coconut oil based soap such as Skin Vitae Simple Soap.
  • Place post liposuction foam in correct areas (Dr. Wali will instruct you on this) and then put compression garment on over lipo foam.

Post-operative instructions for Tummy Tuck procedure

  • Take pain and antibiotic medication as instructed
  • No exercise or heavy lifting (more than 10lbs.) for 6 weeks, after 6 weeks Dr. Wali will
    determine appropriate activity levels
  • Sleep with 3-4 pillows behind back and under your knees or sleep in recliner
  • Shower daily with gentle soap and water, do not remove brown skin tape as it will fall off
    on its own.
  • Wear binder as tight as tolerable at all times except when showering
  • You are able to drive as long as you are comfortable and are not taking pain medication. 2
    weeks post-op is recommended.
  • Purchase Miralax and after surgery take as needed, to prevent constipation
  • Purchase 10% Povidone iodine solution (available at any drug store) and Band-Aids
  • On day of surgery DO NOT forget to bring your abdominal binder and lipo foam
    with you to surgery center. Also, please DO NOT apply any lotions or creams to
    your body the day of surgery.

Before you come in for post-op appointment

  • Remove all white gauze, leave brown tape on skin and take a shower. We recommend wearing post tummy tuck compression garment a
    mild, preservative free, scent free coconut oil based soap such as Skin Vitae Simple Soap.
  • Apply iodine to drain holes and belly button and cover with a Band-Aid
  • Put T-shirt on then wrap abdominal binder over T-shirt