Recovery following Breast Augmentation Surgery

Recovery following Breast Augmentation Surgery

Breast augmentation (enhancement) surgery continues to be one of the most popular procedures performed in the USA today.

As with most surgeries,  the recovery period is as important as the surgery itself.  How you recover in a large part may determine your final results.  Below are a few things you should be aware of.

1.  You will be given pain medications following surgery to help with post-operative discomfort.

2.  You should rest and relax immediately after surgery and take it easy for the next several days.  However, strict bed rest is frowned upon,  you should move around to prevent any blood clots forming in your legs.

3.  Swelling after surgery is common and may last for several weeks as the implants settle into a more natural position in the breast.

4.  You should reframe from strenous physical excercise for 3-4 weeks following breast augmentation surgery.  You physician will advise you when you may resume excercising.

5.  Remember,  if you have any questions or concerns following your surgery do not hesitate to call your doctor.