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Max Gouverne Cosmetic Surgery

Postoperative Care

If you're considering plastic surgery in Corpus Christi with Dr. Max Gouverne, you probably know that a good surgical experience doesn't end in the operating room. To ensure a safe, beautiful outcome, Dr. Gouverne stresses that good self-care in the days and weeks following surgery is just as important as choosing a reputable doctor. Check out the videos and guides on this page to help you get a better idea of how to care for yourself following surgery.

To learn more about a procedure by Dr. Gouverne, a plastic surgeon in Corpus Christi, request a consultation online, or call our office at (361) 993-2222.


Welcome to Max Gouverne Cosmetic Surgery: Hear Dr. Gouverne introduce his practice and explain what makes surgery with him a safe, effective choice.

Leg Compression: See what a leg compression device looks like, and learn the proper way to use it following surgery.

Post-Op Medication Instructions: In this video, watch Dr. Gouverne introduce the medications you'll likely be prescribed, as well as what they do and how to properly use them.

Pain Pump Instructions: Some patients benefit from a pain pump after surgery. Learn what it is and how to use it in this short video.

Postoperative Drain Care: After some surgeries, such as abdominoplasty, you may have a surgical drain in place. Learn how to properly use and care for your drain in this video.

Breast Augmentation Postoperative Instructions: In this short video, learn what you can expect with regards to bandages and dressings following breast augmentation surgery.

Rhinoplasty Postoperative Instructions: See the bandages and dressings you can expect after rhinoplasty by Dr. Gouverne, and learn how to keep your nose clean and dry as it heals.

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We offer a variety of financing options to help every patient achieve his or her aesthetic goals.

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Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

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Dr. Max Gouverne

Dr. Max Gouverne is a board-certified plastic surgeon in Corpus Christi with more than 20 years of practical experience. Paired with his approachable personality, his advanced knowledge and employment of leading-edge techniques ensure your utmost safety, comfort, and satisfaction.

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Dr. Max Gouverne, MD
Cosmetic Surgery

5642 Esplanade Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78414

Phone (361) 993-2222 Monday–Thursday:
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–12 p.m.