The Plastic Surgery Post-Operative Guide for Husbands

Last updated on August 31, 2017

Post-Operative Care: How Husbands Should Take Care of their Wives.

How Husbands Should Take Care of their Wives

As a mother, you are aware of the many changes your body will experience. Becoming a mother entails a number of physical alterations. These changes can leave you feeling dissatisfied with your own body. And while you may not openly admit it, it can take a toll on your self-esteem. Even though diet and exercise can go a long way, it is often not enough to correct such changes to the body. Thanks to advancements in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, many women have found themselves opting for plastic surgery in order to resolve these issues.

 

If you are one of these women, the support and care from your husband can go a long way. Your decision to undergo plastic surgery is a huge leap for you as a woman. And with your husband’s unwavering love and support, he can play a great role in guiding you through the recovery period to attain the best results possible.

 

Post-operative care is as important as knowing the risks and complications that may arise in any form of plastic surgery. And for your husband to provide the best care possible, it is necessary that he knows everything about the journey you may soon take. It is best, if not recommended, that he accompanies to you to your consultations with a board-certified plastic surgeon. This will enable him to know the ideal course of post-operative care to provide you after the surgery.

 

There are specific forms of post-operative care that highly depend on the extensiveness of the procedure you will undergo. And to ensure you experience a smooth and speedy recovery, there are a few things your husband can do for you:

 

  • Take over the household while you are is recovering.
  • Look after the children in the meantime.
  • Prepare healthy meals and a steady diet plan.
  • Make you feel as comfortable as possible by setting up a designated rest-area close to the bathroom.
  • Prepare medications ahead of time.
  • Help change the dressings of your wounds.
  • Accompany you to follow-up appointments with your board-certified plastic surgeon.

 

Lastly, the best form of post-operative care that your husband can give you is the emotional support you need during this period. Recovery from plastic surgery is a tedious process that entails uncertainty, worry, and self-doubt. Your husband’s willingness to accompany you through this experience is enough to reassure you that you are not alone in this life-changing journey.
While there are many reasons for a woman to make the decision to opt for plastic surgery, it is important that your husband understands that this is a decision you made for yourself and no one else. A woman wants to look and feel good about herself for herself.

 

Under the care of your husband and a board-certified plastic surgeon, plastic surgery can provide you with a lifetime of self-confidence from results that look and feel natural. Coupled in with the unwavering love and support from your husband, there is nothing can stop you from truly claiming the world on your terms!

Cara Downey, MD

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Cara Downey provides cosmetic surgery procedures to Houston and the surrounding areas.

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