Preparing for Body Surgery – this includes patient who is undergoing Breast Surgery, Liposuction Body or Thighs and Tummy Tuck Surgery

Below are lists of items that our nurses have prepared for you to have a guide as to what to prepare prior to surgery.

 

What time should I Stop eating and what time should I reach the Hospital?

Please follow below as a guide. If you are on any special medication such as for your diabetes, hypertension or heart medication etc..

Please check with our clinic staff.

Time to Start Fasting Time to Reach Hospital  for Admission Surgery Time
2 am 6  30 am 9 am
3am 7  30 am 10 am
4am 8  30 am 11 am
5am 9  30 am 12 noon
6am 10 30 am 1 pm
7am 11 30 am 2pm
8am 12 30pm 3pm
9am 1 30 pm 4pm

 

Day / Night before Surgery

  1. Wash hair
  2. Have a good shower
  3. Remove all jewelries
  4. Remove all nail polish
  5. For patient who are going for tummy tuck – please try to shave  or wax your pubic hair

 

luggage-1081872_1280Pack your Bag

  1. Pack a loose open front top or shirt  for those who are going for Breast  surgery
  2. Do remember to bring 1 or 2 old bra along for those going for Breast  Reduction / Lifting Surgery
  3. Pack along loose fitting long dress  or a loose fitting pants  for those who  are going for tummy tuck / body liposuction surgery
  4. Pack along a Shawl
  5. Pre Admission Letter from the clinic
  6. Bring along your Compression Garments if you have
  7. Wallet with minimal sufficient cash , credit card for hospital payment and NRIC / Passport

 

Prepare your home for an easier post op

  1. Prepare extra pillows on your bed so that when you are home after your surgery, you can rest more propped up in your bed
  2. Bring out some of your loose cloths to use  for your immediate post op , especially underwear  that does not have strong elastic bands
  3. If you are living alone, do ensure that you have purchase some food in your refrigerate so that you do not need to expose yourself to the mall to get your meals

 

Discharge 

  1. Organise to have someone responsible to accompany you home on the day of your discharge.
  2. We do not advise you to drive home on your own after the surgery or on the day of your discharge.

 

 

*Information above serves as a guide for patients at Dr Marco Faria Correa Plastic Surgery Pte Ltd and subjected to changes.
For any enquires, please contact the clinic staff at   Call  65-6464 8075 or SMS  65-9176 1813