After Breast Augmentation Surgery

The post operative period is usually smooth and varies from patient to patient. Generally, the most uncomfortable period is the first day after surgery which requires more pain medication than subsequent days. Majority of patients go back to work one week after breast implant surgery. This of course, depends on the type of work the patient performs. Those with strenuous activities may need to take more time off of work.

Although many factors are involved with determining your actual recovery time for breast augmentation, you will likely experience a post-surgical recovery period of 24 to 48 hours and an additional reduced-activity period of a few days, you will likely experience soreness and swelling for a few weeks.

You will be given specific instructions that may Include

How to care for your breasts following breast augmentation surgery, medications to apply or take orally to aid healing and reduce the risk of infection, and when to follow-up with Dr.Tavoussi.

Be careful

Following your physician’s instructions is key to the success of your surgery. It is important that the surgical incisions are not subjected to excessive force, abrasion, or motion during the time of healing. Your doctor will give you specific instructions on how to care for yourself. If you have any questions and to schedule an appointment with Dr. Tavoussi, please call 866-503-3223 Good luck and have a happy outcome. Exercise and normal activity can resume at the direction of your plastic surgeon. Over time, post-surgical swelling will decrease and incision lines will fade.