The procedure is carried out under tumescent local anesthesia or under general anesthesia with endotracheal intubation. On the day before the operation the surgeon discusses in detail with the patient which changes he or she wants and how the surgeon can achieve this.
The patient must be warned about unrealistic expectations and must be fully informed about postoperative behavior, in particular about how to care for the scar.
Intraoperative single-shot injection prophylaxis with cefaclor 2 g. Compression dressing, patient is monitored for 24 h.
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