Before your surgery
To maximize the results of your surgery, we recommend an anti-inflammatory diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables and low in saturated fats and processed sugars. This will help to decrease the amount of swelling and bruising as you recover from the operation. It will also help your tissues heal faster and will reduce the amount of scarring. If you are an active smoker, we strongly recommend you stop tobacco at least two weeks before the surgery. This will increase oxygen delivery to the operative site and will prevent tissue loss.
The following medications and supplements must be discontinued three weeks before the surgical procedure: