Preparing For Cosmetic Surgery

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STARTING SOON AS YOU DECIDE TO HAVE SURGERY

STOP SMOKING: Smoking reduces circulation to the skin and impedes healing.

TAKE MULTIVITAMINS: Start taking multivitamins twice daily to improve your general health once you have scheduled your surgery. Start 2 days before surgery Colace 100 mg twice a day and continue after surgery until you stop taking pain medication, to avoid constipation, those medications are over the counter.

TAKE VITAMIN C: Start taking 500 mg of Vitamin C twice daily to promote healing.

DO NOT TAKE ASPIRIN OR IBUPROFEN: Stop taking medications containing aspirin or ibuprofen, stop taking green tea , phentermine or herbal suplements, at least 3 weeks prior your surgery. Containing aspirin and ibuprofen carefully. Such drugs can cause bleeding problems during and after surgery. Instead, use medications containing acetaminophen (such as Tylenol).

LIMIT VITAMIN E: Limit your intake of Vitamin E to less than 400 mg per day.

FILL YOUR PRESCRIPTIONS: You will be given prescriptions for medications. Please have them filled BEFORE the day of surgery and bring them with you.


THE DAY BEFORE SURGERY

 

CONFIRM SURGERY TIME: We will call you to confirm the time of your surgery.

PRESCRIPTIONS: Make sure that you have filled the prescriptions you were given and set the medications out to bring with you tomorrow.

CLEANSING: The night before surgery, shower and wash the surgical areas with Dial soap.

EATING AND DRINKING: Do not eat or drink anything after 12:00 midnight. This includes water.


THE MORNING OF THE SURGERY

SPECIAL INFORMATION: Do not eat or drink anything !!! If you take a daily medication, you may take it with a sip of water in the early morning.

ORAL HYGIENE: You may brush your teeth but do not swallow the water.

CLEANSING: Shower and wash the surgical areas again with Dial soap.

MAKE-UP: Please do not wear moisturizers, creams, lotions, or makeup.

CLOTHING: Wear only comfortable, loose-fitting clothing that does not go over your head. Remove hairpins, wigs, and jewelry. Please do not bring valuables with you.

CHECK IN/PREPARATION: Time of surgery will be given to you one day prior surgery, you should arrive at time given. Patients less than 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. All patients need a companion after surgery.

OPTIMIZING YOUR RECOVERY

PLANNING: Now that you’ve decided to have surgery, you need to decide where to recover. Depending upon the procedure, you may experience varying degrees of discomfort and lowered energy levels. This is a time when you will need extra special care.

Your recovery care choice should be made in consultation with your surgeon and our nursing staff. The decision is an important one as it can impact your ultimate result.

YOUR OPTIONS:

We are recommending for your stay in Tunis  during your recovery with a companion. You may stay for periods of 3 to 6 days. Please contact your coordinator for recommendation or you can look online. This option is especially appropriate for patients having multiple procedures. Our medical staff will advise you in this regard.

FAMILY AND FRIEND:

You need to be aware that for the first 24 hours after surgery, patients cannot be alone, you will have to make arrangements for your first post-operative night. Because you will have been sedated in surgery, you must have someone with you during the first 24 hours of your recovery.


FINANCIAL POLICIES

As patients approach surgery, they frequently need information about the various payment options and have questions about their potential insurance benefits. We hope the following information will be helpful.

Our financial coordinators are always available to meet with you personally and provide specific information about your options. They specialize in this area and will use their expertise to help you obtain the maximum benefits from your policy.

PAYMENT OPTIONS:

Payment for cosmetic plastic surgery is due in full at the time of your preoperative visit. We provide a number of payment options which may be used individually or combined according to your wishes.

  •  DEPOSIT & CASH  :  20 %  deposit  and Cash.
  •  CREDIT CARDS: Visa, Master Card, Discover or American Express – full amount

CANCELLATION POLICY:

We understand that a situation may arise that could force you to postpone your surgery. Please understand that such changes affect not only your surgeon but other patients as well. Sureong’s time, as well as that of the operating room staff, is a precious commodity, and we request your courtesy and concern. Please see your Invoice for details and cancelation policy for refunds.

  • If you decide to cancel your surgery after your preoperative visit, or 1 week before your surgery, you are not eligiable to receive a refund.
  • Should you find necessary to cancel your cosmetic procedure, it must be done at least 30 days prior your surgery date, you will be entitled to a full refund.
  • Deposits are non-refundable.

All request for REFUNDS must be sent to us in writing by email to [email protected]

Processing the refund will take up to 15 working days.

Please understand that at any time you are unhappy with your surgery, treatment plan, and wish to discuss your payment plan, You should contact  to discuss your options. If you have any questions or need assistance with financial matters, please ask our accounting department.

REVISION POLICY:

All Plastic Surgery treatments and operations are performed to improve a condition, a problem or appearance. While the procedure are performed with a very high probability of success, disappointments occur and results are not always acceptable to patients or the surgeon. Secondary procedures or treatments may be required, if a revision procedure is necessary whitin the first year, there may be no surgeon’s fees, however you will be responsible for operating room fees and anesthesia.