Breast Augmentation Aftercare
You need to take prescribed medication for 5 days. Post-surgery bandage and patches should be removed on 14th
day after the surgery.
Compression garments should be worn for 1 month at all times. During the day you are allowed to take it off for 10-
20 minutes. The next month you have to wear compression garments only at night.
First three weeks you need to keep you head and shoulders higher while sleeping (pillow at 30⁰ angle or bolster
under pillow). Sleeping on a side is allowed after a week following surgery. Sleeping on breast is allowed in 3
months following surgery.
The next day following surgery you can take warm shower. It is forbidden to take bath for 4 weeks following
surgery. Bandages and patches should not be removed while taking shower.
Food and Drinks
No limitation in food. It is forbidden to drink alcohol drinks first 10 days following surgery.
If you smoke, it is recommended to decrease the quantity of cigarettes a months before surgery and try to smoke
less the first month following surgery. Smokers have 2-3 times longer rehabilitation period.
Squats without weights, passive leg exercises in 4 weeks after surgery. Power training, dancing, swimming, tennis,
running, jumping and so on are allowed in 6 months after surgery. Sauna, active sunbathing is allowed on 4 th week
Work and Family
You can come back to work as you feel. You can drive on 7 th day following surgery. You can carry a baby up to
10kg in 2 weeks, 10-20kg – in 3 weeks. It is forbidden to bend and lift loads.
It is not recommended during the first week following surgery due to possible bleeding.
It is not recommended to get pregnant during the first year following surgery, as it can change the shape of the
Obligatory consultations: 1 st month, 6 th month, 1 year following surgery.