Post-Operative Facial Surgery


Including Facelift & Eyelid Surgery

  • Do not allow water to get on your sutures.

  • If there is no dressing on your wound, apply Bacitracin® ointment 3 or 4 times daily.

  • Keep your head elevated on 2 or 3 pillows, or sleep in a reclining chair for at least a couple of days after surgery.

  • Avoid all products containing aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen or any other NSAIDs.

  • If you have any bleeding, apply gentle pressure to the wound with gauze or a facial tissue for a few minutes, then gently release. If you continue to have bleeding, call us.