Thinking about patients who undergo plastic surgery, it is important for them to follow close the doctor’s guidelines for a total and prompt recovery in order to avoid complications such as infections, incisions re-opening, and others. In addition, because patients look forward to the results of the surgery procedures, they often fail to prepare themselves for how they will take care during the first 3 months after surgery.
For this it is necessary to orientate your patients in how should be their diet to achieve desired results.
After a liposculpture procedure it is necessary to reduce some substances body’s patients, while increasing others, per example: decrease triglycerides; decrease LDL (low density lipoproteins); decrease VLDL (very low density lipoproteins). On the other hand, must be increased the body’s metabolism; increase HDL (high density lipoproteins); increase lipolysis (your body=s ability to burn fat); increase immunity; and avoid fatigue. It is also necessary to diminish edemas (water retention after surgery).
It is common after a Vaser Hi Def Liposculpture that your patient be very thirsty for a few days.. He can Keep a supply of juices handy and try drink decaffeinated tea with honey or non-citrus fruit juices such as apple, pear or peach juice. Another common symptom is perhaps having a little appetite for a few days following surgery. Fluids, particularly electrolyte-balanced drinks such as Gatorade are important at this time to prevent dehydration and decrease constipation. Your patient also might try chicken soup (low salt, if it is available).
Consuming a diet high in saturated fat immediately following a Vaser Hi Def lipo is not recommended. Your patient should also avoid processed foods, which contain unhealthy trans fats as well. Instead, adjust your regular diet to include healthy foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat sources of protein such as lean meats, fish and legumes, to promote healing and to maintain your new look.
The recommendation for your patients is choose foods rich in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids. It means choosing monounsaturated oils like olive oil over trans-fat oils used in fast foods. The key principles of the diet: Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and lots of fish or fish oil supplements. One of the reason base in studies have shown that unhealthy fats increase inflammation, while healthy ones decrease it. This is a basic tips that you can provide to your patients for them to have a complete healing.