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Preparing for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

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Before Your Scheduled Procedure at the UPMC Plastic Surgery Center

Before your scheduled procedure, your plastic surgeon will perform a comprehensive evaluation including compiling a detailed medical history.

Some of the specific instructions you’ll receive about preparing for surgery may include:

  • Smoking cessation
  • Medications to avoid
  • When to take your prescribed medications
  • Proper washing techniques
  • Restrictions regarding eating and drinking the night before surgery