Breast augmentation can give you the full bust you have always wanted. To ensure the best-looking results, Dr. David Passaretti will provide you with detailed instructions on how to achieve a comfortable and successful breast augmentation recovery. Dr. Passaretti, along with the team at our Darien, CT, practice, are also happy to answer any questions you may have, and we will be with you every step of the way. To learn more about what to expect during recovery from breast augmentation, contact our practice today.
After undergoing a breast augmentation, Dr. Passaretti will examine the surgical site before helping you put on your compression garment. This garment is specially designed to minimize side effects of surgery, lower the risk of complications, and decrease recovery time. When you can comfortably walk, a friend or family member will need to drive you home. For the first 48 hours following surgery, you should get plenty of rest and avoid any activities or exercises that can put strain on your pectoral muscles or disturb the surgical site. Your breasts may feel sore, sensitive, or swollen during these first few days. To help manage any discomfort, Dr. Passaretti can prescribe painkillers, and you can apply ice packs to your breasts for 15-minute intervals to reduce any swelling.
It can take several months to completely recover from breast augmentation surgery and enjoy the full benefits of your procedure. While every patient is different, recovery typically spans a six-month timeline:
If you have any questions or concerns throughout the healing process, we will be happy to help.
Following Dr. Passaretti's instructions as closely as possible during recovery can ensure optimal results after undergoing breast augmentation. To learn more about what to expect during recovery from breast augmentation, schedule a personal consultation today.