Category: ERAS

What is Breast Augmentation Surgery?

What is Breast Augmentation Surgery?

What is breast augmentation?  Breast augmentation surgery is a cosmetic procedure performed to increase the size, balance out the size, or otherwise improve the appearance of the breasts to the preference of the patient. Breast augmentation is done using implants (silicone or saline) or fat transfer from another part of the body.  Why do people […]

Meet Your Surgical Team: The Pros Who Play a Role in Your Procedure

Meet Your Surgical Team: The Pros Who Play a Role in Your Procedure

It’s no secret surgery can be overwhelming—but knowing who’s involved with your procedure is a great way to ease your nerves. Today, we’re breaking down everyone you might meet along your surgery journey and what they do for you.  1. Circulator or Circulating Nurse Acts as your advocate while you’re under anesthesia Communicates your needs […]

Are You At Higher Risk For PONV?

Are You At Higher Risk For PONV?

At MendWell, it’s always our goal to empower patients with the information they need for a smooth surgical experience. Today, then, we’re talking about one of the most common surgical complications: postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV)—and, specifically, about how to know if you’re at a higher risk for PONV. Read for our helpful breakdown on […]