This website is an information site only. Its purpose is to inform the patients. He does no advertising. All information is a substitute, under any circumstances, for a true consultation. This site does state that methods recognized and experienced by the vast majority of the medical profession. In accordance with the recommendations of the Medical Council, he hired the responsibility of its author, Dr. Patrick Knipper, surgeon in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery.

Medical Council of Paris : https://www.conseil-national.medecin.fr/

The advice presented on this site are only for the patients of Doctor Patrick Knipper

This page is reserved for the patients who had surgery, surgical plastic and who wish to read post  intervention advice.

Each surgeon provides his own advice in the postoperative follow-up of an intervention. We recommend that you follow them.

For each intervention, the treatment will be specific to the type of surgery carried out. Our recommendation is that you follow them.

A folder will be offered to the patient out of the clinic with orders   (See and download folder “Postoperative Folder“)

In General:  no smoking 1 month after the operation, wear anti-thromboses stokings during the time of immobilisation, no sport should be practised for at least 1 month, massage the scars and protection from the sun during the first year…

Breast Implants

Reminder: for certain patients, the breasts are too small, either because they have always been small, or because they have decreased in size after one or more pregnancies. This low volume breast is a real suffering for women, even though it is not always admitted. The treatment remain simple and consists of placing an implant under the breast gland, under general anesthesia, to increase the volume. The prosthesis is most often introduced by axillary (in the hollow, under the arm pit). The advantage is the absence of visible scars, especially on the breast…   (Read the postoperative tips or download the document)


Reminder: this intervention consist in changing the shape of the nose without any external scar. The surgeon can remove a bump on the nose, narrow the base of the nose, or change its tip. Before such an operation, the patient’s request is carefully scrutinised. The patient is usually asked to have photographs taken of the face before the operation (face and profile). The plastic surgeon plans the intervention, with the patient, depending on many aesthetic parameters. Indeed, each face has a certain harmony and nose contributes to this balance. The surgeon must redo a nose according to the shape and proportions of the face of each patient…   (Read the postoperative tips or download the document)

Tummy Tuck

Reminder: some patients have an excess of skin and fat on the front of the belly. This surplus can sometimes create a genuine cutaneo-greasy apron. When it is important, this surplus can hangover the pubis: correction is surgical and involves removing in one go all excess skin and fat under the navel. Then, the surgeon makes a belly lift to tighten the skin…  (Read the postoperative tips  or download the document)


Reminder: in some cases, the breasts of the patient are too big, painful and even disabling in everyday life. The purpose of the intervention is to decrease the volume of the breasts by removing the gland and fat. Excess skin is also withdrawn; This explains the presence of scars which are mandatory  (See a mastopexy on video) … (Read the postoperative tips  or download the document)


Reminder: during the ageing process, different structures of the face and neck SAG:

  • Fall of the eyebrows
  • Accentuation of the bulges on each side of the nose and appearance of jowls
  • The neck skin SAGs and appears a double chin

The facelift corrects this sagging by replacing the different structures in their place of origin and stretching the skin in a natural way. Removing excess skin. There will be, in this surgery, scars but the art is to place them in the hair… (Read the postoperative tips or download the document)


Reminder: the fat aspiration or liposuction is a surgical technique that allows removing cellulite located on certain parts of the body of women and the men. Indeed, genetically, a patient may have an overload of fat located on a part of the body; for example, on the thighs for a women or on the belly for a men. Regardless of the methods used, only liposuction will permanently remove this fixed grease. Women concerned often try plans to remove the cellulite and they always explain how they lose weight on their breasts and upper body while thighs do not diminish … (Read the postoperative tips or download the document)


Reminder: during facial aging, upper eyelids get heavy and have excess skin and lower eyelids accumulate fat explaining the occurrence of “bags under the eyes. The principle of intervention is to do a facelift of the upper eyelid and remove fat pockets at the level of the lower eyelid. The operation is performed under local anesthesia helped by general analgesia …(Read the postoperative tips or download the document)