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Tampa Breast Reduction Post Surgery


Returning to Work

You should be able to return to work after 2 weeks, depending on the level of physical activity. You are advised not to do any heavy lifting bending, straining, or pushing for the next 3 to 4 weeks. Your energy level may not return to normal for the next couple weeks.

Swelling

You will be swollen and bruised for about three to five weeks following surgery. You should be able to see the results of the reduction after this time, but it may take up to a year to see complete results.

Showering

You will be able to shower the day following your surgery. Make sure all incisions are completely dry then put your support bra back on as soon as possible.

Recovery

You will return home after your breast Reduction. You should get up and walk around for a bit the day following your surgery to avoid any blood clotting, Dr. Luria will remove your bandages a few days after surgery and you will wear a surgical bra for the next couple weeks and your stitches will be removed about 1 to 2 weeks after the procedure.

Discomfort

You may lose some feeling in your nipples or the surrounding skin causes by the swelling, but once the swelling subsides the feeling in your breast should return to normal.

Results

After a Breast Reduction your body will look more in proportion, clothes will fit you better and you will gain more self confidence. The swelling should mostly subside after a few weeks but the new shape of your breasts may not be at its full potential for up to a year following surgery. Scarring will be permanent but should fade over time.

If you need more information on the breast reduction procedure, the best way to get your questions answered is to schedule your consultation visit with Dr. Luria.  To schedule your appointment, please contact our office by e-mail or by phone at 813-875-6386.


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2727 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Suite 500
Tampa, Florida 33607
813-875-6376