What To Pack for Surgery

According to what suits your needs, please see the CosMediTour suggested packing checklist below as a handy guide to get you started. Keep in mind, try to pack as lightly as possible:

Necessary Items

  • Clothing – comfy light clothes (and shoes) that are easy to take off and wash
  • Toiletries – try and avoid large bulk containers (shampoo & conditioners), small travel sizes, toothpaste & brush, deodorant, soap, moisturiser, Antibacterial body/face wash, lip balm, sunscreen, hair ties, wet wipes
  • Mobile phone/iPad and chargers (extra long cords are helpful)
  • Credit card/debit card
  • Questions to ask your Surgeon at your pre surgery consultation

Handy Items

  • Post surgery support garment – purchase your garment prior to departure to ensure there are no sizing issues.  The hospital may or may not be able to supply you with a garment at an additional cost
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Entertainment: book, magazine, iPad or laptop for movies
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Thongs/ jandals
  • Slippers or thick comfy socks
  • Loose breathable clothing
  • Dressing gown/ robe (for the hospital stay)
  • Warm button up front cardigan/ jumper
  • Swimsuit – please note swimming is not recommended post surgery, but you may bring a swimsuit to laze on the sun lounges – in the shade.
  • Pen & notepad/notebook
  • Wet wipes
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Lip balm
  • Toothbrush + toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Antibacterial body wash
  • Sunscreen
  • Moisturiser
  • Hair ties
  • Zip lock bags

Luxury Items

  • Power board
  • Plane travel pillow/neck pillow
  • V shaped boomerang pillow
  • Laptop for watching movies
  • Dry shampoo
  • Camera
  • HDMI cord
  • Selfie stick (for all those post surgery selfies!)

Other useful information:

Written by Kirsten Beck

PR Coordinator at CosMediTour | CosMediTour is a Medical Tourism Company based on the Gold Coast, Australia, promoting plastic surgery and dental treatments to Thailand & Australia.

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