Preoperative Instructions - Lansdowne Aesthetic Center

Yaqub Baraki, M.D.
1. May eat lightly up to 4 hours prior to procedure
2. Take your regular medications according to your normal schedule unless
otherwise directed by your physician.
3. DO NOT smoke for 2 weeks prior to your surgery or 4 weeks after your surgery
4. DO NOT take any medications or supplements noted on the list of “Medications
to Avoid Prior to Surgery” provided by your physician.
5. DO NOT wear makeup, body lotion, or jewelry.
6. Wear loose, comfortable clothing which can be put on easily. Likewise wear
comfortable shoes, without heels.
7. If needed, arrange transportation home. For procedures requiring anesthesia
expect to be released 1 to 2 hours after surgery.
8. Fill prescriptions prior to surgery
9. Arnica Montana may be taken three times a day to decrease the bruising after
surgery. You may start this one day prior to surgery.
10. For patients taking pain medication in the post-operative period, we recommend
purchasing an over-the-counter stool softener, such as Colace, to prevent
11. Make post-op appointment before surgery.
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