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After my Tummy Tuck and Lipo Surgery How Long Will I Be off Work?

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Time off work for a tummy tuck

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We find most patients are able to return to a desk job, drive safely, and function independently by 2 weeks.    We always recommend limiting core exercise or motions that place tension on the incision for up to 6 weeks.  

Therefore, if your work involves physical labor, you may require up to 4-6 weeks.  I wish you  a safe and healthy recovery!!


Houston Plastic Surgeon
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After my Tummy Tuck and Lipo Surgery How Long Will I Be off Work?

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   After tummy tuck and liposuction, relatively sedentary work can usually be performed within 1 to 2 weeks.  If there is more strenuous labor involved, 6 weeks is usually recommended.  Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA

Kenneth B. Hughes, MD
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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