The quick guide to Breast Augmentation Mammoplasty recovery times – Part 1: Enlargement / Implants
If you’re considering getting breast implants with breast augmentation mammoplasty surgery, you might be wondering how much time to set aside before you can get back to your daily routine.
Dr Tavakoli’s team has prepared this quick guide to give you an idea of what to expect.
Immediately after surgery:
You should expect some swelling and bruising. Dr Tavakoli’s flash recovery technique helps to help reduce this.
After 7 days, you can usually return to work. If your work involves strenuous movement or lifting, you might have to wait a bit longer.
Most patients can start driving again around 10 days after their surgery.
You can start light jogging after 3 weeks.
4 to 6 weeks:
After 4 to 6 weeks you can resume light gym and pilates.
6 to 9 weeks:
It’s important to take it easy, but you should be able to start lifting weights again after 6 to 9 weeks.
After 12 weeks you can resume contact sports.
This is just a quick guide, so it’s always best to check with your doctor and follow their advice!