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Can I drive myself home after smartlipo?

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Driving after surgery

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The short answer is "no". In my practice, we give oral medications to patients that include pain killers. There is a major liability in driving on such medications, so we always ensure that our patients have a ride or are able to take a taxi home.

In the event that a patient does not take any narcotic medications they may be able to drive themselves. However, this is something you should talk over with your doctor.

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Chevy Chase Plastic Surgeon
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Smartlipo

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sure if it is a small area done under local anesthesia with no pre surgery oral sedation. you are taking a significant risk of liability otherwise.
Paramus Plastic Surgeon
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