Do’s & Don’ts of Breast Reduction Recovery

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Everyone recovers from surgery at a different rate, but when it comes to procedures like breast reduction, there are general guidelines that should be followed to ensure a smooth healing process. Our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Neil J. Zemmel, provides his patients with a thorough understanding of what they can expect in their recovery after breast reduction surgery.

While more personalized instructions are given to each individual, he advises women to follow some general rules to help them safely navigate their post-operative period. Take a look at some of the big “Do’s” and “Don’ts” of breast reduction recovery explained below:

While the timing of when you can resume certain activities will differ based on the details of your surgery and the rate at which you recover, the advice above can be a helpful guide for understanding what to expect after breast reduction. Have more questions about the procedure and its recovery? Contact Richmond Aesthetic Surgery to schedule a consultation with Dr. Zemmel.