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reconstructive facial surgery
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NECK MASS REMOVAL/FACIAL LESION REMOVAL

  • DIET: Resume your previous diet.
  • ACTIVITY: Avoid straining, strenuous exercise, or lifting over 10 pounds for 5 days.
  • MEDICATIONS: If you have been given an antibiotic, take until finished.
    • Please take pain medication as prescribed, follow directions CAREFULLY.
    • Apply a thin layer of one of the following ointments (Neosporin, Bacitracin, or Polysporin) to the incision site twice a day.
    • If the incision has been covered with a white gauze pad, this should be removed 24 hours after surgery, and then the ointment should be applied as described.
  • FOLLOW-UP: Return to the office in 6 to 7 days for suture removal and discussion of biopsy results. Call for an appointment if not already scheduled. Generally, this appointment is made at the time your surgery is scheduled.
  • WORK/SCHOOL: This will be decided at the time of surgery.
  • INFORMATION: Pain and swelling in the surgical area is normal, and will reduce over the first 2 weeks after surgery.
    • Call the doctor for excessive bleeding from the wound or fever over 100.4°F.