Postoperative Treatment REAL DETAIL for TWO JAW SURGERY

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Are you planning to have two jaw surgery at Wonjin Plastic Surgery?

The whole process from before two jaw surgery, during two jaw surgery and not the least postoperative treatment determine the success rate of your two jaw surgery!

Below is the treatment schedule for two jaw surgery.

Read also: Korea Two Jaw Surgery For Jutting Chin

 

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1 day after the surgery

  • hospitalization
  • wearing hemo vac. (blood pocket)
  • due to swelling, scars, and blood pocket, consuming food is inconvenient. Patient is recommended to eat thin rice gruel and/ or drink juice
  • continuous ice pack massage is required

 

 

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2 days after the surgery

  • hospitalization
  • hemo vac. (blood pocket) removal: examine of surgical scars and teeth condition by oral surgeon
  • recommended to take light nutrition such as thin rice gruel, souo, and/or drink juice
  • continuous ice pack massaging is required

 

 

 

 

3 days after the surgery

  • no orthodontic appliance required. Required to wear wafer
  • due to no fixation between jaws, liquid diet is possible
  • recommended to start wearing compressive band
  • after being discharged, until stitch removal, frequent gargling of the mouth is required (ONLY gargling is allowed). When provided mouth-wash is all used up, get general mouth wash such as LISTERINE from pharmacy.

 

4 days after the surgery

  • swelling of the surgical area is maximized and requires continuous massaging with ice pack
  • due to imbalanced nutrition, there may be physical exhaustion

 

5~7 days after the surgery

  • alter to hot pack massage
  • may stop wearing compressive band (recommended to use it at home or while asleep for another week or two, even up to third week)
  • able to eat soup, yogurt or drink smoothies. To avoid physical exhaustion, taking vitamins
  • recommended to take light exercise and taking a walk to reduce swelling
  • getting a massage/ facial massage is prohibited for a month
  • possible to wash face gently but still have to be careful not to apply pressure while washing
  • possible to wash hair or taking a shower
  • DO NOT put head downwards while washing hair. If possible, ask for help while washing

 

 

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2 weeks after the surgery

  • may take soft food or food that is chopped into small pieces
  • swelling will subside gradually, major swelling may disappear within a month
  • possible to brush teeth using kids toothbrush gently but try to avoid surgical area

 

4 weeks after the surgery

  • removal of lower jaw screw
  • removal of fixated rubber-band
  • possible to chew mild food

 

5 weeks after the surgery

  • allowed to go swimming or going to sauna but special caution is required

 

6 weeks after the surgery

  • upper jaw screw removal and wafer removal.
  • start braces treatment
  • allowed to drink carbonated drinks (soda), coffee, alcohol, and smoking

 

2 months after the surgery

  • able to eat apple, pear, and soft foods such as chicken breast
  • after 2~3 months, minor/mild swelling of facial muscles may disappear
  • may begin to see appearance of facial contour

 

3 months after the surgery

  • able to chew/ eat hard food such as meat and peanuts

 

 

TWO JAW SURGERY Care Unit

Regulating body balance to the best condition aids in effective wound healing, inflammation reduction, increasing immunity, and swelling reduction.

 

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Wonjin Plastic Surgery’s Differentiated Swelling Care System

 

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Before and after two jaw surgery at Wonjin Plastic Surgery

 

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