All of those things will be discussed during a patient’s pre-op appointment.
We don’t usually prescribe anything. We prefer that patients take only what we prescribe. A patient’s doctor will give the appropriate medications for the post-op.
Rhinoplasty patients will usually not wear tape after the cast comes off.
I have a lot of blackheads on my nose…is there anything I should use to try to reduce them prior to surgery?
Call the office. We recommend our pre-facial surgery regimen which will prep a patient’s skin accordingly and should start about 4 weeks prior to surgery.
Can I use Salicylic acid, glycolic acid, or azelaic acid prior to surgery (or up to two weeks prior)?
We don’t recommend using these products prior to surgery.
Patients do not have to change their coffee habits for surgery.
We recommend that the prescription strength retinol should not be used for at least one month post-op. Discuss with Dr. Berman after your surgery. It really depends on your healing.
Yes, a patient’s primary care physician can do labs and pre-op clearance.
Dr. Jonathan Ross Berman is a Boca Raton plastic surgeon who has been certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery with over 30 years of service experience specializing in Breast Augmentation, Rhinoplasty, Face Lift, Liposuction, and many other types of plastic surgery in Boca Raton, FL.