Shopping List

Pre-Operative Shopping List

There's lots to do and buy before your facial rejuvenation procedure, and much of it is detailed in our comprehensive article on preparing for surgery. Now, we will make it even easier for you to avoid that last-minute scramble with our click-and-print shopping list. You may already have many of the items on hand.

Here's a handy guide for what you may need before, during and after your procedure:


___ Rx Pain Medications ________________________

___ Rx Antibiotics __________________________________

___ Approved over-the-counter pain medications such as acetaminophen

___ Pill case

___ Surgical dressings/surgical supplies (as recommended by your surgeon)

___ Hibiclens or antibacterial soap

___ Thermometer

___ Mild stool softeners (like Colace)

___ Scar minimizers such as silicone sheeting

___ Bromelain or Arnica montana supplements

___ Hot water bottles/heating pads for your back

Grocery Store:

___ Frozen bags of berries or peas (to use as cold packs)

___ Crackers

___ Bottled water or other beverages

___ Frozen dinners/easy-to-prepare comfort foods

___ Pudding and/or Jell-O

Department Store or Other:

___ Several fluffy pillows

___ Journal

___ Pens

___ Charged laptop computer, cell phone, e-reader or tablet, video game console, or electronic device of choice

___ Pajamas, robe or oversized, comfortable shirts that button in the front

___ Slippers (or several pair of thick socks)

___ Hair "scrunchies"

___ Charged iPod or stack of CDs

___ Night-light

___ Movies on DVD

___ Magazines or newspapers

___ A few bestsellers or classics you have been meaning to read

  • Halaas 58x57

    Yael Halaas, MD, FACS

    60 East 56th Street
    3rd Floor
    New York, NY 10022
    (332) 239-6439

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    Cosmetic Surgery Associates of New York

    465 Columbus Avenue
    Valhalla, NY 10595
    (914) 421-0113

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    Min S. Ahn MD

    The Aesthetic Wellness Center
    2 Connector Road, #2C
    Westborough, MA 01581