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Post-op: What you need to know

Today we want to consider the main post-op tips so your 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.
Having said that, we present the list of the most important details you should consider:

  1. Sleep in an upright reclined position for 1 week after the surgery.
  2. Keep your hands and elbows to your side.
  3. Taking your prescribed medication.
  4. No driving in the first 48 hours after surgery.
  5. No alcohol for 48 hours.
  6. Avoid sun exposition for 3 weeks and use sunscreen.
  7. Do not lift over 5 pounds objects.
  8. Do not perform heavy workouts for a period of 6 weeks.
  9. You can get a shower after 24 hours from the surgery.
  10. Remember always to use your post-op bra.
  11. And our final recommendation is to not wear wired bras for a period of 6 weeks.

We hope you follow as much as possible this list, and contact your doctor whenever you have doubts.