How long will my plastic surgery recovery take?

Recovery time for cosmetic surgery depends on the extensiveness of the procedure as well as the health of the patient. Most plastic surgery recovery takes two to three weeks, but bruising and swelling can often vary.

HourglassThe best way to experience a speedy recovery is to start out healthy. Refraining from smoking and maintaining a healthy lifestyle—before and after surgery—can go a long way toward helping the healing process along. In addition, strictly following post-operation instructions is key to a quick and successful recovery. Be sure to stay hydrated, too, and be diligent about scheduling follow-up visits so we can monitor your healing and ensure that it is moving along smoothly.

If you are experiencing pain or any problems, or if you have questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to call. You can reach Dr. Lisa J. Learn by calling (954) 380-8411, or by visiting our Fort Lauderdale, FL office.