After Care

Rest at home for 2 days, resume normal actvity after 2-3 days. Some pink drainage from wound is expected 1-3 days. Dressing should be changed as needed. If bleeding appears to be excessive please contact us. showers may be started the following day after procedure but you should have nearby help in case you need it. the garment may be removed and washed at any time. you will wear the garment 24 hours a day for one month then 12 hours a day for 2 months. swelling and oedema in area liposuctioned can last several months. If you tummy lipo done we recommend to wear a foam pad under compression garment, there are many types of them and we do not recommend specific one. there will be discomfort for couple of weeks after procedure. if fainting or collpase please inform us. you will have fatigue for couple of weeks emotional depression after surgery is common lumps in area of of liposuction can last for months. Massage may be helpful. start lymphatic drainage massage 10-14 days after procedure. you will be off work for one week. do not take any other medication unless agreed by us. you may have to wait 3 months for result to show. Liposuction after care include compression garment that you will need to wear for 3 months, initially you wear it 24 hours a day for one month ( taking it off only for showers) and then 12 hours day for the next 2 months. We offer compression garments for tummy and love handles but we do not offer for arms and thighs.
Secondly, lymphatic drainage massage which is important to reduce swelling and prevent seroma.
We show you how to do lymphatic drainage massage and you will need to do it three times a day 5-10 minutes every time.
Also you can have sessions of radiofrequency ( Accent) to help skin tightening, we do not offer that and you can search for the nearest centre to you, you will normally need 2-4 sessions. It is recomended if you having liposuction of lower belly as skin retraction in this area is not great.
You can have laser skin tightening which works by using non ablative laser energy that aims to heat skin and stimulate collage, we do not offer that and you can have 2-4 sessions.
Finally, Endermologie can help improve skin retraction after liposuction and it is worth having a session or two for that. We only do surgery and we do not offer Radiofrequency, laser or Endermologie.
For scars after liposuction, we recommend to use dermaroller with tatoo numbing cream, 3 months from procedure to fade the scars.
There is no guarantee of specific results and that the results can vary.