Post-Op Facial or Neck Incision Instructions

  • Start with clear liquids after surgery then progress your diet as tolerated.
  • Take antibiotics, pain medication and nausea medication as prescribed.
  • Do not take NSAIDS – Aspirin, Motrin, Ibuprofen, Aleve, Advil) or products that contain NSAIDS until approved by your doctor.
  • Keep incisions clean by washing gently with soap and water and applying antibiotic ointment Bacitracin 2-3 times daily.
  • You may shower after 24 hours after surgery, using precaution if a drain tube is present.
  • Use a light dressing if needed to catch drainage from the incision or to prevent soiling or staining.
  • Call if you develop a fever or any redness, swelling, heat and/or pain around the incision site.
  • Call my office with any other concerns or questions.
  • Special Instructions:_______________________________________________

PLEASE NOTE:  SURGICAL FEES DO NOT INCLUDE POST-OP VISIT FEES
Spanish (Facial or Neck Incisions)
  • Empiece con una dieta de liquidos claros despues de la cirugia y luego avance con su dieta normal segun la tolere.
  • Tome antibiotico, medicamentos para el dolor y nausea segun las indicaciones.
  • No tome NSAIDS – Aspirina, Motrin, Ibuprofen, Aleve, Advil) o productos que contienen NSAID hasta que sea aprobado por su medico.
  • Mantenga las incisiones limpias lavandolas cuidadosamente con agua y jabon y aplicando la pomada antibiotica Bacitracin 2-3 veces al dia.
  • Puede banarse despues de 24 horas de la cirugia, con precaucion si tiene un tubo de drenaje  presente.
  • Utilice una gasa ligera si es necesario para detener el drenaje de la incision o para evitar ensuciarse o mancharse.
  • Llame si desarrolla fiebre o cualquier enrojecimiento, hinchazon, calor y/o dolor alrededor del sitio de la incision.
  • Llame a mi oficina si tiene alguna pregunta o preocupacion.
  • Instrucciones Especiales:  _______________________________________________
NOTA: LOS HONORARIOS QUIRURGICOS NO INCLUYEN LOS HONORARIOS DE LAS CITA DESPUES DE LA CIRUGIA If you have any questions with the above instructions, please contact us.
The physicians at Northeast Georgia ENT have completed accredited five-year Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery residencies following completion of medical school. Additionally our physicians have extended their training with fellowships and additional educational forums to ensure the delivery of state of the art healthcare.

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