You've got a busy life, so if you're considering breast augmentation surgery, make sure that your recovery is as smooth as possible. Breast augmentation is the most commonly performed procedure for Dr. Austin Hayes and he specializes in 24-hour breast augmentation recovery.
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What is the recovery like after breast augmentation?
After breast augmentation, the goal is to get you back to most day-to-day activities within one day. More specifically, within hours after your surgery you'll be able to raise your arms above your head, shower, wash your hair, put on makeup if you desire, and do the things that you need to do to take care of yourself. Most women drive after 5 days and return to work after 5-7 days.
Although Dr. Hayes prescribes narcotic pain medicine as a backup, about 60-70% of our patients will only take ibuprofen and Tylenol. Narcotic pain medications have side effects, so avoiding strong pain medication helps you avoid nausea, prevents drowsiness and avoids constipation.
This is what our patients say:
"There's no pain, only soreness. I only feel like I did a chest workout."
"I've been more sore after doing push-ups."
"My friends who've had augmentations in the past can't believe how easy it's been for me."
So what makes our process special?
Even though we're working hard to get you back to most activities within one day, there are still some things that you can't do for awhile after surgery.
When considering breast augmentation make sure you find the best board certified plastic surgeon by finding someone who will take the time to answer all of your questions and explain all of your options, so that you can decide if breast augmentation is right for you.
Dr. Austin Hayes is a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon with offices in Portland.