What you should expect following your procedure depends on the surgery that you had performed. Your doctor will give you specific instructions if any post-procedure care is necessary, and will also make sure you know what to expect.
In general, you can expect some soreness and irritation temporarily. But if you experience any sudden symptoms, such as pain, bleeding, or fever, you should contact our office immediately.
Many outpatient procedures require little to no downtime, and you may be able to return to work the next day. Once you know what to expect from your specific procedure, you will know whether you need to line up help with major household tasks. You should have someone available to take you home.
Depending on your procedure, you may need to maintain a certain diet or avoid certain types of medications for a while.
It is very important to keep your follow up appointments, even if you feel fine. These appointments are a chance for your doctor to evaluate your situation and also the effectiveness of your procedure.