What should I wear after tummy tuck and breast lift?
For the first week post-op, you should continue to wear loose-fitting, soft, comfy clothes. Some women prefer to wear a soft, loose dress rather than a baggy shirt and sweatpants. Whether you prefer pants or a dress, we strongly recommend investing in a soft bathrobe.
Can you do breast lift and tummy tuck together?
Yes it is entirely reasonable to have a tummy tuck, breast lift and fat transfer at the same time. An abdominoplasty frequently requires liposuction. This is a good way to harvest the fat you need.
What should I wear to my tummy tuck surgery?
Dr. LoVerme advises patients to wear loose, baggy clothing to and from surgery. Pick a pair of drawstring pants and a zip-up or button-up top or jacket that can easily slip over the compression garment, bandages and possible drains.
When do clothes fit after tummy tuck?
Most patients after tummy tuck surgery feel comfortable wearing jeans about 3-4 weeks after surgery. This gives time for the drains to be removed (if they were used), the incision to heal and some of the swelling to go down. Leggings are a great option over your garment initially or flowing dresses or tops.
What happens 2 weeks after tummy tuck?
Side Effects: Generally with the tummy tuck swelling timeline, at week 2, you will still be swollen in the treatment area. However, the pain, bruising, and feeling of tightness from your tummy tuck should begin to fade during week 2 of your recovery.
How long is recovery from tummy tuck and breast lift?
Breast lift and/or augmentation – back to work within a few days, six weeks before lifting or strenuous exercise. Liposuction – back to work the next day, six weeks before lifting or strenuous exercise. Tummy tuck – back to work after about two weeks, at least six weeks before lifting or exercising.
Do breasts look bigger after tummy tuck?
A tummy tuck will have no impact on your breast shape or position. The downward traction of the abdominal tissue that is performed during a tummy tuck is not significant enough to affect your breasts at all. Please consult with a board certified plastic surgeon prior to scheduling a tummy tuck procedure.
What I wish I knew before getting a tummy tuck?
A tummy tuck requires significant downtime A tummy tuck is a major surgical procedure that will require weeks to heal. The technique includes an incision, running from hip to hip. Patients should expect their recovery to take two to three weeks. At the beginning, you will be fatigued, swollen and sore.
Will I go down a pant size after tummy tuck?
Most women lose between 2 and 3 pants sizes after a tuck, but there are patients who lose even more. If you had a lot of loose skin before the procedure, for example, you could go down 4 more pants sizes.
How many sizes will I go down with a tummy tuck?