Post surgical garment is to be worn morning and night only for 4 – 6 weeks following surgery. The garment can be taken off for short periods of time. Please remember to take your garment to the hospital on the day of your surgery. NB: The garment can be cleaned by cool wash and dry. No heat to be used.
Post surgical tape to worn for 6 – 8 weeks following surgery.
No driving for 2 – 3 weeks following surgery.
You may experience pain, swelling and bruising for the first 2 – 3 weeks following surgery.
Scars will be minimal and fine around ear in crease and behind ear but will fade over time. Scar gel is highly recommended once tape is removed.
No gym or strenuous work for 6 weeks following surgery.
You can return to work 2 – 3 weeks following surgery.
No swimming for 4 – 6 weeks or until completely healed.
Heal light is highly recommended pre and post surgery for three times a week or at least two times a week for 4 – 5 weeks.
Post op appointments will be scheduled for one week, six weeks, three months, six months and twelve months.