- The day of surgery-make sure you have someone order “soft” food for your dinner if you are spending the night in the hospital. You will arrive to late to your room to order yourself.
- Ask nurse for bowl of ice and wash cloth to use as a compress if you had face surgery.
- Bring Vaseline to hospital to apply to lips following dermabrasion to keep your lips moist.
- Take Bromelain to help with the swelling.
Bromelain is a plant extract used for reducing swelling and inflammation, and can be found at most health or vitamin stores.
I did however use Arnica (a homeopathic) drug to relieve bruising & swelling so I wouldn’t have to take so much Lortab or Tylenol. Don’t know if Dr. Vitenas would approve, but it helped me.Thanks for your care!
Don’t use fabric softener or detergent w/fragrance!