Postoperative after breast surgery

Main post-op tips, so a breast implant surgery is successful and you get a fast recovery.

We consider the main information source should always be your doctor and also you should know all surgeries have a different impact, depending on various factors, thus we highlight the importance of maintaining an active communication with him/her throughout the process.

List of the most important details you should consider:
  • Sleep in an upright reclined position for 1 week after the surgery.
  • Keep your hands and elbows to your side.
  • Taking your prescribed medication.
  • No driving in the first 48 hours after surgery.
  • No alcohol for 48 hours.
  • Avoid sun exposition for 3 weeks and use sunscreen.
  • Do not lift over 5 pounds objects.
  • Do not perform heavy workouts for a period of 6 weeks.
  • You can get a shower after 24 hours from the surgery.
  • Remember always to use your post-op bra.
  • Do not wear wired bras for a period of 6 weeks.
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after a motiva list Motiva, 14.11.2014
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