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One of the most popular questions received during plastic surgery consultations in Nashville and Brentwood, TN, is in regards to recovery time for breast augmentation. It’s understandable that this is a concern, as professionals, parents, and athletes, patients are looking to resume their normal day to day routine as quickly as possible. Many Nashville, TN patients find their breast augmentation recovery to be easier than assumed, while others need a couple of weeks before resuming light activity.

While the breast augmentation recovery process will vary, it’s important to understand there are no clear rules, or specific number of days. Recovery time will vary based on the nature of your specific surgery. Always follow your plastic surgeons orders post operatively. For many, light activity is allowable 5 to 7 days after surgery. This of course means delaying heavy lifting or vigorous activity. Healing time does tend to vary from patient to patient and case to case.  During your consultation Nashville, TN plastic surgeon, Dr. Garza will be able to give you a better understanding of what to expect post operatively.

As with any plastic surgery procedure it’s important to follow the directive of your board certified plastic surgeon in Nashville, TN, and listen to your body. Doing so will help you prepare effectively for breast augmentation surgery. And it will also allow for the proper healing time will be key to the overall success of your procedure. Prepare to have some assistance for at least the first 5 days following your breast augmentation.

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