During Your Stay — Your Surgery Experience
Welcome to Facialteam! As you touch down in Marbella or Barcelona, our welcoming drivers are ready to assist, ensuring a seamless transition to the next phase of your journey.
Your comfort and well-being are our top priorities. At Facialteam, we ensure that your stay and surgery experience is smooth, informed, and supportive.
Embark on a seamless surgical journey with Facialteam, where every detail is meticulously planned for your comfort and well-being. Below schedule is for a typical 13 day stay and essential information to ensure you are well-prepared and informed throughout your stay.
*Note: Depending on the date of your surgery and the procedures that will be performed your schedule will vary from below example schedule. A typical stay with Facialteam is between 11 and 14 night.
- Day 1 — Arrival and Preoperative Consultation
Arrival in Málaga or Barcelona Airport. As per your flight information, our welcoming drivers will assist with your luggage and transport you to your lodgings, ensuring a smooth start to your journey.
Analysis and Preoperative Consultation with the Doctors. On an empty stomach, attend the preoperative tests including blood analysis, electrocardiogram, chest X-ray, and CT scan at the hospital. Subsequently, engage in a detailed consultation with the doctors at the Facialteam facilities. Our pick-up service ensures timely transportation between your lodgings and the hospital.
- Day 2 – 4 — Leisure Time
Awaiting the results of your preoperative tests you will have free time to discover the area you’ll be staying at. Take this opportunity to visit Marbella’s Old Town or the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.
- Day 5 — Clexane Injection
Administer the Clexane injection, a crucial step to prepare your body for the surgery. Opt for self-administration or seek assistance from our skilled nurse.
- Day 6: — Day of the Surgery
Adhere to fasting for 8 hours before your surgery and ensure to carry some form of identification.
- Schedule: Our pick-up service will transport you to the hospital for admission, followed by your surgery.
- Surgery Experience: Experience a seamless process from admissions to post-surgery care. Your patient coordinator will accompany you, ensuring you’re well-informed and comfortable throughout.
- Day 7 — Room Visit
Receive a visit in your room from our dedicated team, ensuring your post-surgery recovery is on track and addressing any concerns you might have.
- Day 8 — Discharge from Hospital
Upon doctors’ approval, you will be discharged to return to your lodgings. Our pick-up service ensures a comfortable journey back.
- Day 9 — Nurse Check-Up
Attend the first appointment for a check-up with the nurse. The nurse will inform you about the next appointment and ensure your recovery is progressing well.
- Day 10 – 12 Post Operative appointments
After your discharge and until your return home, we will organize necessary postoperative appointments at the Hospital, based on the doctor’s recommendations and your needs.
- Day 13 — Hair Transplant Washing
In the case of a hair transplant, our pick-up service will transport you for the first washing of the transplant area, ensuring the utmost care and precision in the process.
- Day 14: Suture Removal and Final Consultation
This day sutures will be removed, followed by a postoperative consultation with the doctors. Our pick-up service ensures your comfortable transportation for these final steps in your journey.
Rest and recuperate at Hotel La Villa in Marbella or Hotel San Cugat in San Cugat, Barcelona. With premier amenities, a supportive community, and daily nursing checkups, your stay is designed for comfort and care.
Hotel La Villa
Situated in the heart of Marbella’s Old Town, Hotel La Villa Marbella offers an intimate sanctuary where history meets contemporary comfort.
This boutique hotel, set within charming Andalusian houses, is a haven for our patients, promising a serene and luxurious stay amidst Marbella’s enchanting ambiance.
With its uniquely designed rooms, warm hospitality, and close proximity to beautiful local sights, it’s the perfect backdrop for your rejuvenation journey.
Hotel San Cugat
Nestled in the heart of the picturesque town of Sant Cugat del Vallès, Hotel Sant Cugat offers a fusion of modern design and historical charm.
Just minutes away from Barcelona, it’s the perfect retreat for our patients, ensuring serenity and top-tier service during your stay. With its spacious rooms, lush gardens, and a dedication to excellence, you’re poised for a restful experience before and after your consultation.
Recovery & Aftercare
Healing is a journey, and we’re with you at every step. With treatments like hilotherapy and lymphatic drainage, coupled with psychological support, we ensure your recovery is quick and comfortable.
Emotional & Psychological Support
Undergoing surgery is as much an emotional journey as it is a physical one. During your stay in Marbella, Dana, our team psychologist, is available for sessions. We understand the importance of continuity in therapy, and while we recommend continuing with your usual therapy once back home, we offer “emergency sessions” when needed.
For our patients at Hotel La Villa, we conduct group meetings twice a week, providing a safe environment for patients to share feelings, emotions, and questions related to their surgery. Our proactive approach aims to prevent emotional challenges, but we’re always ready with coping techniques and advice when needed.
Immediate Post-Op Care
Upon completion of your surgery, our specialized staff in the recovery unit will monitor you. Depending on the procedure, patients may leave the same day or stay for 1 or 2 nights. Once deemed fit, you’ll be transferred to your room, where both the HC Hospital and Facialteam nurses will be available for periodic check-ins.
We offer a range of treatments to ensure your comfort, including;
- Hilotherapy. An advanced cooling mask is applied after surgery to accurately regulate the temperature of the skin and underlying tissues of the particular area.
- Lymphatic drainage massage
2 sessions of manual massage offered by our team of physiotherapists reinforced with ultrasound technology to boost the recovery process.
- Acupuncture is offered by Lolo, our Clinical Neurophysiology & Medical Acupuncturist to to alleviate bruising, inflammation, pain and stress after FFS surgery.
- Psychological support is available after surgery. You can meet our psychologist Dana during one of our group sessions if you are located in La Villa.
Pain management is tailored to each patient, with standard medications like paracetamol and ibuprofen, adjusted based on individual needs.
Recovery & Aftercare
The days following your surgery are crucial so we provide 24-hour contact through the coordinator.
Specialized treatments like hilotherapy, acupuncture, and drainage massages by physiotherapists further aid in the healing process. Any potential complications are promptly evaluated by our nurse and/or surgeon, ensuring a personalized response tailored to your needs.
Next Step: Your Journey Back Home
As your stay with us concludes, it’s important to know that our care for you does not end. At Facialteam, we understand that the post-operative phase is as crucial as the surgery itself, and we are committed to ensuring your recovery is smooth, comfortable, and successful.
Continued Post-Operative Care
Even after you return home, our dedicated post-operative team remains in constant contact, providing the necessary guidance, support, and answers to all your queries. We prioritize your long-term well-being and satisfaction, ensuring you have access to all the resources and assistance you need for a complete and healthy recovery.
From scheduled follow-up visits to immediate response to concerns, our comprehensive post-op care is designed to give you peace of mind and confidence as you heal and adapt to your new appearance. Our team, including experienced surgeons, coordinators, and a clinical psychologist, is always available to address your needs, ensuring your post-operative journey is as smooth and fulfilling as possible.
Your Post-Op Journey with Facialteam
Learn more about the extensive post-operative support and care we offer, ensuring your transition back home is seamless and you continue to feel supported in your recovery and beyond.