undergoing plastic surgery, many of our patients express concern about how much pain they will have during recovery. To meet
this concern, we have taken steps that work to minimize post-procedure pain. We call our system Rodeo Drive Plastic
Surgery Rapid Recovery.
While it is
difficult to make any surgery completely pain free, we have succeeded in making our procedures very low pain. This allows
patients to be comfortable from the moment the procedure is completed and our nurses take care of them in the recovery room,
to when they continue their recuperation at home. Our goal is to make post-procedure pain something akin to the soreness
that accompanies a very strenuous workout at the gym.
Many of our
patients travel from out of town, so Rodeo Drive Plastic Surgery Rapid Recovery helps them remain comfortable in the unfamiliar
environment of a hotel, in the car for a sometimes long drive, or on the plane flight home some days later.
involves our surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and patients all working together to minimize pain. Each of these individuals
has a key role in working to minimize post-procedure pain.
Plastic Surgery Rapid Recovery begins well before surgery day. This phase takes the form of educating patients about the program
and the steps we will be taking to minimize pain. Once concerns are alleviated, patients continue the process toward surgery
much more comfortably. The program continues during all aspects of surgery through recuperation at home.
Plastic Surgery Rapid Recovery consists of these steps: