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Duration of surgery The operation lasts 2 to 2.30 hours, depending on the areas to be treated. This can be done with local anesthesia and intoxication or general anesthesia, depending on the case. Length of hospital stay You usually leave overnight or stay overnight. Bandages And Sutures The wound line will be covered with self-adhesive bandages, gauze and a pressure bandage.

This will stay for about two days. Once removed, you will need to wear a pressure corset. You will take a bath as soon as the gauze is removed on the 2nd or 3rd day. Postoperative Instructions and Recovery Day 1 Rest at Home. You need help with basic chores and stay hydrated. Day 2-3 You can take a bath with help. Continue the medications we prescribed.

You start exercising, mainly walking, at a pace that makes you sweat after 30 minutes. Day 5–7 Suture removal By the end of the first week you will have swelling. The epidemic phase begins now. At the end of the first month, the difference will be obvious and intense by subtracting several points from the periphery.

Skin shrinkage will continue for the entire first trimester. Leave from work and socialization Leave 3-14 days, depending on the extent of the operation. While people differ in postoperative rehabilitation, most patients are very comfortable in a week and will no longer feel discomfort or pain. Exercise time You will start in 2-3 days, with a leisurely walk.

Intense physical exercise (aerobics, etc.) should be avoided for 3-4 weeks. Driving Patients should avoid driving until they are completely free of pain and restraint. This is to ensure that they are covered by their insurance policy. It may take 10-14 days for them to adequately regain their strength.

After brachioplasty surgery

Final Result Although the effect will be felt immediately, we will continue to see improvement for the first three months. Follow-up We will check your wound in 2-3 24 hours and remove the sutures in 5-7 days. I will meet you again at the end of the first month for photos and final instructions. Once again in 3 months. Possible complications with brachioplasty This is a common operation that is very successful for the vast majority of patients. However, as with any procedure, it is very important to understand what can go wrong.

Possible complications are listed below. Minor asymmetry: The same operation will be performed on both sides. However, the effects of surgery can be different on both sides. Corrected with local anesthesia. Scars: The quality of the scars varies between patients. Skin irregularities / asymmetries: Small areas with asymmetry may be observed. Corrected with local anesthesia. Altered sensation: Some altered sensation may be observed, but is usually restored during the first month. Bruises / bruises: Usually minor. They disappear in about 10-15 days. If you experience side effects that concern you please do not hesitate to contact us.

After brachioplasty surgery