Chicago, IL | Post-Op Instructions Part 8 - First Day After the Procedure | Aesthetic Scalp

It's your first day after the procedure. At this time, you: 1) Should take pain meds, if needed- consider switching to tylenol 2) Some patients may no longer need dressing under nose 3) Apply ice today- even if no bruise, late bruising can occur 4) Continue hydrogen peroxide and antibacterial ointment 5) Start steroid pills if indicated- this helps with swelling 6) Advance diet- clears to liquids to solids if you feel up to it 7)It is very important to keep activity minimal 8) Keep head elevated when sleeping 9) Normal for nose to feel stuffy