3 tips to help you care for your skin after plastic surgery

Posted on January 12, 2015 by

When you decide to have plastic surgery, there will be many different aspects that help you make up your mind. Choosing to go under the knife is a positive thing for most people, as it will be a step forward in improving your appearance and self-esteem.

But you need to make sure that you weigh all of your options carefully, as the more invasive procedure you have, the longer it will take you to recover. For those that are having minimal work done, the process will be much easier.

Here are a few tips to help you care for your skin after plastic surgery:

  • Baby your skin: Treating your skin as delicately as possible is going to be an essential part of letting your skin settle once the cosmetic work is completed. Using mild hypoallergenic products in the shower and fragrance-free moisturizers will be essential.
  • Hydrate: Consuming enough water throughout the day will help to rejuvenate your skin and help flush any toxins out of your body. For the best possible results, you should be drinking at least six to eight glasses of water each day.
  • Let the wounds heal: You need to give yourself as much time as possible to allow your skin to properly heal after the surgery. You might be tempted to pick at any peeling skin during your bed rest, but you need to resist this as it can increase the likelihood that you scar.

If you are interested in having a tummy tuck or any other kind of body procedure, be sure to schedule an appointment with Christopher Craft Cosmetic Surgery today! Check out the rest of our website to learn more about the services that we offer.

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