During award season, celebrities from all a wide range of industries walk the red carpet with flawless faces. The trick to their red-carpet beauty looks is very frequently the result of cosmetic surgeries. High cheekbones, plump lips, and proportioned noses are several of the most seen end results in celeb culture. According to a survey by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), 97 percent of AAFPRS members think that stars have an impact on facial plastic surgery.

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Cardi B made news recently after publishing an Instagram live talking about her recent procedure. She mentioned that she had to cancel some of her shows following surgery in order to heal properly. In an interview with ET Online, the 26-year old rapper said “It is just such a long, hard process, almost like the same process as after you give birth to a baby and you see your body change and snapping it back.”.

Healing time depends on the kind of procedure you get done, however similar measures are needed, particularly for face surgeries. “You can prolong the bruising and swelling if you do not follow your surgeon's instructions to the tee,” says Mary Lynn Moran, M.D., F.A.C.S., and 2019/2020 president elect of the AAFPRS.

For face surgeries, which are in demand among celebs and young adults, Moran advises that patients keep their head elevated at 45 degrees or higher to reduce bruising and swelling. Furthermore, clients should avoid any strenuous activities, such as performing on stage. Most importantly, all patients should follow their doctor's recuperation instructions thoroughly and ask questions if something doesn't make sense, says Daria Hamrah, M.D., F.A.A.C.S. at Nova Surgicare.

You might think that billionaire celebrities would have the most relaxing, simple rehabilitation process. In reality, they face the same challenges that any patient would experience. Phillip R. Langsdon, M.D., F.A.C.S., and president of AAFPRS says that the only difference is that celebrities may need to coordinate their public appearances or media production around their procedure. Other than that, celebrities heal the same as any other patient. “A patient is a patient regardless of how many followers they have on Instagram,” says Norman Rowe, M.D. of Rowe Plastic Surgery.

However not all clients, including celebs, follow their doctor's healing recommendations. Cardi B didn't want to let her fans down and went on to perform at a concert in Memphis, TN. this past month, against her doctor's order. However, more recently, the rapper decided to cancel her Memorial Day Weekend Baltimore show after the recovery caught up with her

Our Top Tips To Help You Recover in Style

Where should you go to recuperate after the emotional stress of having an augmented appearance.  Well top of the list has always been the discreet Carlyle Hotel on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.   For example, the hotel apparently  gives a discount to patients of Park Avenue Plastic Surgery, and the doctors are nearby in case you need a house call. Even if you aren’t enjoying the classic cocktails in Bemelmans Bar or music at the Café Carlyle, you’re still sure to feel better at this uptown Art Deco classic. With 188 rooms, the hotel is large enough to assure anonymity, but offers a personal level of service, such as direct dial to the pharmacy, that can help you feel better fast.

Many of Dallas’ pre-eminent plastic surgeons send their recovering patients to The Cloister, a luxury hotel adjacent to the Dallas Day Surgery Center. It’s the ideal setting for someone who wants or needs more around-the-clock, traditional medical care. The rooms have both a hospital bed and a normal queen-size bed for minders or guests, and there is 24-hour nursing aftercare from the staff plus flat-screen TVs and WiFi. The only way to book a room is through your doctor’s office.

Many celebs swear by the service at the Bel Air which has a tradition of luxury and indulgence second to none.   It is really the perfect compliment to your Beverly Hills plastic surgery procedure.  It allows you to recuperate in comfort and total discretion so you can while away you time in its state of the art spa and dine at the Wolfgang Puck restaurant or have your own butler and chef cater for you in your suite.

Yet these venerable old hotels beloved by the Joan Rivers crowd have been overtaken by specialist recuperation spas such as the

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Serenity in Santa Monica.  Where, for $1500 per night you cam recover from your nose job or facelift

Unfortunately many of our readers are not ‘red carpet' celebs or millionaires with access to $5000 per night hotel suites.  More often than not, our readers will find themselves in Istanbul, turkey for their cosmetic procedure.  So here are a couple of suggestions for Istanbul Hotels well known for their quite location for a peaceful recovery.

GLK Premier The Home Suites & Spa-Istanbul

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This is a renovated old town, old house, furnished like a comfortable stylish home, facing the Marmara Sea and Little Hagia Sophia. As you pass through the hotel doors,you will be enveloped by the timeless beauty that has made the Home Suites & Spa-Istanbul charming. Experience the perfect blend of modern amenities and historic charm at Istanbul's professional operating management. Located in the centre of Sultanahmet, you can enjoy the views of historic downtown Istanbul outside, while inside, distinguished décor and thoughtful amenities are evident in every striking detail in each of the 18 luxurious accommodations. Walking distance to Sultanahmet Square ,Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, and many more historical monuments and more. Just 15km (25 minutes) from Istanbul Ataturk Airport.  You can book a room for around €250 per night and hopefully avoid the intrusions of any lurking paparazzi.

Kempinski Ciragan Palace

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As always Kempinski offers the ultimate in luxury and glamour of a genuine Ottoman Palace with its 310 rooms including 20 suites in the hotel and 11 suites in the historical Palace. This 5-star luxury Imperial Palace hotel is located on the shores of the magnificent Bosphorus overlooking the ancient city of Istanbul, provides a one-of-a-kind experience with its historical ambiance and excellent Kempinski service.

Recovery Expectations.

The Aesthetics Society issues its own guidelines to recovery protocol tat is probably worth taking into account:

Aftercare & Recovery

Once surgery is completed, you will be taken into a recovery area where you will continue to be closely monitored. If you had an “outpatient” procedure performed, you will be permitted to go home after a short period of observation. If you have undergone a general anesthetic, you must have a caregiver assist you with daily activities continuously for the first 24 hours. If your procedure requires an overnight stay, you will be transported to an overnight observation room after initially waking up in the recovery area.

Short-term Recovery Options

Options for your short-term recovery after undergoing surgery include:

When discharged, you will be released to the care of a responsible adult with safe, licensed transportation home. The adult must be competent enough to understand your recovery instructions, monitor your health and commit to stay with you at all times for a minimum of 24 hours after surgery.

Licensed Recovery Facility
You will be released to the care of a licensed post-surgical recovery facility where nurses or specially trained medical professionals will monitor your health and comfort until you are able to return home and take care of yourself.

Hotel or Spa
You may wish to recover at a hotel or spa location, where licensed healthcare professionals will monitor your recovery around the clock as recommended by your Aesthetic plastic surgeon.

Overnight Hospital Stay
An overnight hospital stay may be offered or recommended. In this case your surgery will be performed at the hospital where you will stay overnight. You will be released from the hospital to a capable caregiver to continue your recovery at home, or to a licensed recovery facility.

Realistic Recovery Expectations

Recovery from surgical procedures varies according to the procedure performed, as well as the individual on whom they are performed. For most cosmetic plastic surgery procedures, you will need to restrict your normal activities for a period of time following surgery. It takes time as well for the visible signs of healing to occur. Plan your work and social activities to allow sufficient time for recovery.

During the first 48 hours following surgery, patients experience varying degrees of bruising, swelling and discomfort.

  • Bruising typically disappears within seven to ten days. Remember that you must not take aspirin or certain anti-inflammatory medications as these will make your bruising worse, and could lead to bleeding.
  • Swelling is a normal response of your body after surgery, and keeping the operated region elevated will help reduce the swelling. Cool compresses can help relieve discomfort and decrease swelling, but should only be used as specified by your surgeon.
  • For most procedures, the first 2 to 3 days is when you will experience the most discomfort and you should expect to use oral pain medications on a scheduled basis. The discomfort level then rapidly decreases, and most patients can then reduce their medication to an as-needed basis by the 4th to 7th day after surgery. You will probably benefit from some medication at night to assist with sleep up to 10 days after the operation.

Please remember that the relationship with your plastic surgeon does not end when you leave the operating room. If you have questions or concerns during your recovery, or need additional information at a later time, you should contact your surgeon. You will return to your plastic surgeon’s office for follow-up care at prescribed intervals, at which time your progress will be evaluated.