Post Surgery
Post Surgery :: St George & Sutherland Plastic Surgery Centre


Post Surgery


Please feel free to call the Centre if you are concerned about how you are progressing. Remember you will be having a review at some stage depending on your surgery. Do not be afraid to ask the further questions.

Sometimes it is difficult to take every detail in and we are happy to help and clarify.

Just call.



Hospital  Patients


If you are staying in hospital  Dr Knox will meet with you each day until you are discharged. Our practice nurse might call in to check on you and the hospital staff will give Dr Knox regular updates on your progress.


When you are discharged you will be given detailed instructions on how to best care for your wound and guidelines for any physical activity or other necessary instructions.

 

You will also be booked in for a follow-up appointment at the Centre  for a review and suture removal. At this time you will be given your Pathology results.



Hospital Day Case and Centre Patients (Minor Operations and Day Only Stay)


Patients having these procedures will be given instructions on how to best care for their wound and guidelines for any physical activity or other necessary instructions.

 

You will also be booked in for a follow-up appointment at the Centre within 4-7 days for suture removal. At this time you will be given your Pathology results.