Guidelines before treatment:

  • This procedure is performed under local anaesthesia. Do not eat, drink or smoke at least 4 hours before surgery.

  • Do not wear any jewellery.

  • Do not take any blood thinning (Marcoumar, Sintrom) or anti-inflammatory medication like aspirin or ibuprofen for 10 days before surgery.

  • The morning of your procedure, shower and wash your surgical areas with desinfectant soap (iso-Betadine, Hibiscrub, Dettol). After your shower do not wear any makeup, moisturizers, oils, creams, or lotions or deodorant.

  • It is best to shave the pubic area the evening before the surgery.

  • It is recommended to stop smoking 4 weeks before the surgery.

  • Moderate alcohol consumption 2 weeks before the surgery, and stop alcohol consumption 1 day before the surgery.

  • Wear loose fitting clothes. (Training suit, loose fitting pants or skirt)

Guidelines after treatment:

  • It is important to disinfect the surgical area after showering and use of toilet.

  • The stitches are dissolvable.

  • To reduce pain and swelling, you can use ice packs during the first 2 to 3 days after the surgery.

  • The following pain killers can be taken the first few days: paracetamol 1g tablet 8-hourly, ibuprofen 400mg tablet 8-hourly and if necessary tramadol 50mg tablet 8-hourly.

  • It is important to take enough rest after the procedure.

  • Sports: Sports that do not cause any shocks (like walking) can be practised after 1 week. Up to 6 weeks after surgery it is best not to practise more active types of sport (e.g. horse riding or jogging) or sports that involve a lot of arm movement (e.g. swimming).

  • Up to 8 weeks after the surgery, it is not recommended to visit a saunau or a wellness.

  • Make sure there is someone to drive you home after your surgery.

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