Care following your minor operation

After your head and neck procedure, please ensure you:

  • Keep the wound and dressings dry and clean for at least 72 hours
  • Avoid vigorous exercise; do not bend over for first 24 to 48 hours
  • Avoid consuming alcohol for first 24 hours
  • Avoid smoking/ smoky environments until your wound has healed
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Care following your minor procedure

File type: application/pdf Review date: April 2023