So you’re thinking you want to proceed with breast augmentation at Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute? Here are few useful tips from Dr. Sam Jejurikar to keep in mind to enable you to get your breast implants placed quickly and safely:
- Avoid all medications that thin your blood for 2 weeks prior to surgery (i.e., aspirin, Motrin, Advil, Alleve, ibuprofen, naprosyn, Anacin, Bufferin, etc.) and 72 hours after surgery. This include medications such as Aspirin and NonSteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents (NSAIDs), such as Motrin, Ibuprofen, Advil, Naprosyn, Toradol, etc.). Tylenol is safe to take. If you’re not sure, contact Dr. Jejurikar’s office to ask!
- Dr. Jejurikar provides a post-op bras; that being said, you will find it beneficial to purchase one or two sports bras that zip in the front. For a list of bras that he and his staff find helpful, click here.
- Arrange for transportation to and from the surgical facility and for a friend or family member to care for you on the day of your breast augmentation surgery.
- Fill all your prescriptions in advance and bring your medication with you to the surgery center.
- Make sure you are comfortable with the choices you have made for your procedure regarding size of implants, type of implant (saline versus silicone), incision choice and location of implant. If you’re not, contact Dr. Jejurikar’s office and his staff can review your choices.
- Take a shower the night before surgery and the day of surgery and using surgical soap (Hibiclens or Chlorhexidine).
- Wear comfortable, loose fitting clothes on the day of surgery and remove all earrings and body piercings.
- Don’t wear a tampon to the surgical facility – they can cause bacterial infection and must to be removed prior surgery. Use an external pad if you must.
- Stop using all tobacco products and e-cigarettes two weeks or more prior to surgery.
If you would like to schedule a consultation to discuss breast augmentation, contact Dr. Sam Jejurikar’s office at 214-827-2814.