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Post-operative office visits are an indispensable part of the surgery, since they help promote healing and prevent persistent or recurrent disease. During these visits, the surgical cavity is cleaned and inspected.

Early scar tissue may be removed, and the medical Treatment strategy will be adjusted.

Your first post-operative visit will occur typically within the first week after surgery, and you should

Expect 2 post-operative visits within the first 2-3Weeks after surgery.

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Introduction
The following is a list of general instructions for your care following your Otoplasty.  Please read them carefully several times as most of your questions should be answered here. Carefully following these instructions should help you get the best results from your procedure.

Daily Care
Your dressing after surgery will remain on until the following morning.  It is important to relax and keep your head elevated the night after surgery.  Your dressing will be removed the morning after surgery.  At that point we will review your care:

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Elevation of the head and resting in a recliner or using two or three pillows while sleeping helps in reducing bleeding & swelling.

Taking a shower with lukewarm (not hot) water and an attendant should always be at hand as sudden feeling of drowsiness and fainting can occur.

Some bleeding can be expected for two to three days after surgery.

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Botulinum Toxin (Botox) Post-operative Instructions

Congratulations on receiving one of the most fascinating cosmetic procedures today. Your recovery period should be simple, carefree, and easy. You will begin noticing an effect in 2-3 days and maximal effect occurs at around 2 weeks. The results will last 2-6 months, but can be variable. The effect can also be titrated up or down depending on the result you have.

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Call our office promptly if:

You have a temperature over 38

There is unusual bleeding or discharge from the incision

You have any change in Vision

You have increase in pain which is progressive and not easily relieved with medication.

If any of the above you should contact me