Hand Rejuvenation Surgery Pensacola
50+ years old.
Sun spots and thin skin on the top (dorsum) of the hands. The thin skin makes the underlying veins and tendons prominent.
The sun spots are treated with a chemical peel, laser or other light based modality. The thin skin is treated with fat grafting.
To rejuvenate the top (dorsum) of the hands.
Office/Clinic, Surgery Center or Hospital
Patients should not be using any nicotine containing products.
Local anesthesia in the office/clinic. Or if you prefer, we can also perform the procedure under IV sedation at a Surgery Center or Hospital; or general anesthesia at a surgery center or hospital.
Most patients choose to go home the day of surgery.
You will be able to walk around, feed and bathe yourself. The hand discomfort and dressings may make it difficult to care for others and unsafe to drive a car during the early recovery period.
You are encouraged to walk around as much as possible to help reduce the risk of DVT and thromboembolism.
You may shower immediately after hand rejuvenation.
Light exercise is ok 1 week after surgery. Regular exercise after 2 weeks.
Wait 1 week because you don’t want to increase your blood pressure during the early healing period.
1 week or less depending on your type of work.
Usually peaks around 3 days and gradually goes away.
Should subside within 1-2 weeks.
1-3 days after surgery, 7-10 days, 4 weeks, 6 months, 1 year.
Inherent Risks & Complications
Contour irregularities, Bleeding, Seroma, Numbness, Infection, Need for revision, Fat emboli, Complications related to anesthesia.