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  1. Avoid aspirin for at least 10 days after surgery - take paracetamol or codeine based tablets for mild discomfort or ache.
  2. Avoid exercise and especially swimming for 2 weeks after surgery.
  3. Do not apply makeup for the first 2 weeks after surgery.
  4. You may fly from 3 days after surgery.
  5. Avoid homeopathic medicines which promote fast healing.
  6. Light camouflage creams containing "green" colour applied on the cheeks hides bruising. Bruising takes between 10 - 21 days to disappear and first drops down into the cheek and even the neck