How do I prepare for plastic surgery?

Preparing for plastic surgery starts with gathering as much information as you can. Browse our website to learn more about the procedures we perform. Schedule a consultation with Dr. Lisa J. Learn, and ask questions. We want you to feel confident and at ease with your decision and are happy to provide answers and address any concerns you may have.

Plan AheadIf you decide to move forward, it helps to maintain a healthy weight and eat a well-balanced and nutritious diet. If you smoke, you’ll need to quit. Also, you must stop taking aspirin, ibuprofen, and vitamin E for two weeks prior to your procedure.  

Be sure to make arrangements for someone to drive you home, and surround yourself with supportive family and friends. It’s a good idea to prepare your home for recovery, too. Make meals ahead of time and freeze them or stock up on easy-to-prepare options. Set up an area where you can rest comfortably with everything you need handy—medication, pillows, phone, TV remote, and books.

Follow these tips and you’ll be on the road to recovery in no time! For more information, call (954) 380-8411 to contact our Fort Lauderdale, FL office today.