Pain is variable, generally mild and mainly due to liposuction.
The dressings are semi-permeable, therefore showers are allowed.
Complete healing is achieved within 2 to 3 weeks.
Special dressings will need to be applied to the scars, even after healing, for 2-3 months to improve their appearance.
Sometimes a daily anticoagulant therapy may be prescribed for 8 to 10 days to reduce the risk of developing complications.
Wearing a compression garment (panty) is recommended 24 hours a day for 1 month.
The patient may return to work between 1 to 4 weeks after surgery depending on the job.
Resuming sporting activities varies between 4 to 6 weeks.