Liposuction – Post Op Instructions

  • Post surgical garment is to be worn morning and night for 4 – 6 weeks following surgery. The garment can be taken off for short periods of time. Please remember to take your garment to the hospital on the day of your surgery.
    NB: The garment can be cleaned by cool wash and dry. No heat to be used.
  • There will be pain, bruising and swelling following surgery. There will also be discomfort depending on the amount and the area treated.
  • There will be no scars, however, there will be a small hole that will disappear over time.
  • No gym or strenuous work/activity for 4 – 6 weeks following surgery.
  • No driving for 1 – 2 weeks following surgery.
  • No swimming for 2 – 3 weeks following surgery.
  • Heal light is highly recommended at least two times a week for 4 – 5 weeks following surgery.
  • The post surgical site may be lumpy which can be massaged when comfortable.