hi how soon can u do a breast reduction after you have seen your patient can it a week after cause i go see my dr june4th and im really hoping he does it really soon.
How Long Do I Need To Quit Smoking Cigarettes Before Breast Reduction? (photo)
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Quitting Smoking Reduces Plastic Surgery Complications
There is evidence that stopping smoking 8 or more weeks prior to surgery reduces your risk to almost normal. That includes all forms of nicotine.
Breast Reduction and Smoking?
Thank you for the question and pictures.
Based on your pictures, I think you maybe an excellent candidate for breast reduction/lifting surgery. Stopping smoking ASAP will be very important given the degree of breast ptosis and the amount of breast lifting necessary.
In my practice, I would ask that you be nicotine free for at least one month prior to surgery. This recommendation may vary from one practice to another.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.
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