After many years in practice and careful review of the current plastic surgery literature, Dr. Halaas recommends the following vitamin supplements for patients who are interested in preventing and reducing bruising and swelling.
They are not mandatory.
2 weeks before surgery:
- Vitamin C 1500mg daily
- Zinc 50mg daily
- Arnica Montana use as directed on the bottle
1 week before surgery:
- Bromelain one pill twice daily