How To Recover After Liposuction


Undergoing a body contouring procedure like liposuction is a great way to get rid of stubborn, unwanted body fat. If you have a few pounds that you cannot seem to get rid of on your own, then a surgical procedure like liposuction may be the best way to go. During liposuction, your surgeon will surgically scrape off the excess fat from your body and remove it with a vacuum-like device called a cannula. After the fat has been removed, you will then be stitched up and sent off to recover. Once you are sent home to recover, you may not have any idea what you should do. This article will list a few recovery tips for you to follow. Read on to learn more. 


One of the hardest recovery tips that patients have to deal with is resting. Although taking a day off of for work to stay inside and rest and watch movies may sound like your idea of a good idea, resting for several days may put you in a complete state of boredom. Rest, however, is the most important part of recovery, though because it is what helps your body recover as soon as possible. 

Don't Do Any Heavy Lifting

In addition to resting for about an entire week after your liposuction, you should also make sure that you avoid any heavy lifting of any kind. Heavy lifting includes things like lifting weights at the gym, lifting a lot of groceries, or even lifting a toddler. Make sure that you get someone to help you around the house for the first few weeks during recovery so that you won't be put in a situation where you have to. 

Clean the Incision Site

Another thing that you should do while you're recovering from liposuction is to clean the incision site. Just like any sort of post-operative surgical site, yours may be prone to infection if too much dirt and bacteria get in it, which is the last thing that you want. Depending on where your incisions site is exactly will help your doctor determine how you should clean it and how often you should clean it as well. 

Recovering from a surgery like liposuction doesn't have to be that difficult. By following the tips in this article, you can hopefully speed up your liposuction surgery recovery so that you can feel better before you know it. Contact your local medical office to learn more.


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