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How Long After Getting A Breast Lift Can You Return To Work
How long do you have to wait to go back to work after getting a tummy tuck and breast augmentation?
Days to weeks: Tiem to return to work and daily activities depends on how physically demanding the job is, whether implants are under the muscle, and other factors. For most patients recovery is about a week but heavy exertion should be avoided for at least a couple of weeks. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
When can I return to work after a brachioplasty? How much time should I plan to take off work after a brachioplasty?
Depends on technique: If your biopsy was a needle-type performed under local anesthesia in an office setting, you should be able to work the following day. If the biopsy was surgical performed under anesthesia, most people will require 2-3 days to return to work. Of course, the true "expert" here is the doctor who performed the biopsy--be sure and ask them this question. Good luck! ...Read more
2-6 weeks: Recovery from a mastectomy is primarily dependent on whether a simultaneous reconstruction is performed, and, if so, what type of reconstruction. Without a reconstruction, an experienced runner should be back to most activities in 2 weeks. With a flap reconstruction, that same athlete may not be ready to run for ~6 weeks. Of course, the best person to ask is your surgeon. Good luck! ...Read more
How long is the recovery from chin augmentation? How long will I have to take off work and plan to be recovering after chin augmentation?
Depends on work: As long as you are not breathing hard or lifting heavy objects you may return when breathing is comfortable. Wait 6 weeks at least for healing before anything strenuous and have a follow up x-ray before that time has passed to make sure the lung is fully inflated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on reason: Omentectomy is a procedure where the lining of the abdominal cavity, the omentum is removed. But this is usually done for a certain reason, in many cases associated with cancer debunking operations, such as for ovarian or gastric cancer. This is often a fairly large open operation, so healing is varied and dependent on what reason it was done for, if for cancer, what the extent of involvement is. ...Read more
When can I exercise after chin augmentation? How long do I have to wait after chin augmentation before i can go to the gym for a workout?
Often : Often i will be performing liposuction of the neck at the same time as the chin augmentation. I make my patients wear a chin strap for the first week to help limit swelling and assist skin contraction. I generally ask patients after chin auentation to wait 1-2 weeks to raise blood pressure with exercise. Best of luck to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on work: Heavy lifting and exertion are commonly to be avoided for the first couple of weeks. If that is not part of your work, then several days to return to full, normal daily activities. Common sense in listening to your body is important, and you should carefully follow your surgeon's recommendations which will be based on your personal case and situation. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
What should I expect for breast augmentation recovery time? How long does it typically take to recover from a breast augmentation? How long is it likely i would be unable to go to work if I am on my feet all day and how long do people tend to be sore?
Depends: This depends on a number of things. What sort of surgery did you have? How sick were you before your surgery? Did you have any complications from your surgery? What sort of rehab is required after your surgery? How quickly do you tend to heal after major surgery? The answer to these questions will determine how long you will be out after heart surgery (or any surgery, for that matter). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long is recovery after gingivectomy? Will I have to take time off work to recover after my gingivectomy, or can I return to normal activities right away?
How long until i can return to normal activity after a breast reduction? How long will I have to stay in bed following breast reduction? When can I resume normal activity?
It : It is best that you not stay in bed after breast reduction surgery unless you are sleeping. You will have some activity restrictions as you heal and won't be back to full activity for about 6 weeks but your plastic surgeon will be you best guide. Dr edwards. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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