Why do I need this surgery?

What will this surgery do?

What are the risks and possible complications of this surgery?

What are my non-surgical options?

Are there any other surgical options?

What can I expect if I choose not to have this procedure?

What can I expect if I choose to delay this procedure?

What surgical approach will you use?

How will my jawline be affected by this surgery?

Can I see different options for the possible results of my surgery?

Can I see before and after pictures of your previous work?

Can I have other cosmetic procedures done at the same time?

How long should the results of the surgery last?

How much will the surgery cost?

Where and how big will my incision be?

Will I have any visible scars?

How long will this surgery take?

Will I have any bandages on my neck after this surgery?

Will this surgery affect my facial movements and expressions?

Will my ability to swallow or eat be affected by this surgery?

How will my neck feel after this surgery in the short and long-term?

How long will any swelling and bruising in my neck last?

How long will it take for my neck to recover so that I can see its final shape?

What can I expect my pain to be like?

What are my options for pain medications after surgery?

Will I have any drains or tubes put in during surgery and for how long?

How long will I be in the hospital after my surgery?

How long will it be before I can get back to my normal routine?

How long will it be until I can drive again?

How long will it be until I can go back to work?

What kinds of anesthesia can I have for this procedure?

Do I need to see an anesthesiologist before my surgery?

Can you review my medication list with me?

Will I need to stop or change any of my current medications?

What tests do I need to do before surgery?

When should I stop eating and drinking before surgery?

What time should I arrive for my surgery?

Can I get directions and contact information for your clinic/hospital?

Will I need someone to drive me home from the hospital?

Preparing for your surgery

How long will my surgery take?

When will my visitors be able to see me?

Do I need any antibiotics to prevent infections?

On the day of the surgery

How did my procedure go?

When will we stop the preventative antibiotics started before surgery?

When can we restart my usual prescription medications?

When can I have my drains or tubes removed?

When can I eat or drink?

How much longer do you think I need to stay in the hospital?

What needs to happen before I can be discharged?

How are we going to manage my pain?

How does my incision look?

How do I take care of my incisions?

Are there any special instructions for caring for my neck?

How can I help reduce any discomfort and swelling in my neck?

Have we arranged for my prescriptions to be filled?

Are there any medications that I need to avoid?

How do I take care of my incision?

When can I take a shower?

When do I need to come back for a follow-up appointment?

Do I have staples or sutures that need to be removed?

When will any bandages be removed?