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When getting ready for plastic surgery after massive weight loss, it is critical to the overall safety and efficacy of treatment that you closely follow the personalized pre-operative instructions provided to you by your plastic surgeon. Having said that, the guidelines listed below are some of the more general ones applicable to most individuals. They can be beneficial in helping you understand what’s required to properly prepare for your surgery.

Ultimately, it is important to reiterate that these points are merely general recommendations that apply to most patients undergoing post-bariatric plastic surgery. Specific preoperative instructions should be provided by your plastic surgeon. Make sure that you follow them exactly. If you have any questions about them or other issues—ask!

If you are interested in more information, or if you are considering plastic surgery after massive weight loss and wish to schedule a consultation with Dr. Steven H. Turkeltaub, please contact our practice today.

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