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Sleeping in Recliner After Breast Reduction?

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Breast reduction

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After breast reduction ideally you do not want to lie on your breasts ( or sleeping on your stomach). If you want to sleep on a recliner that is probably ok.


Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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Breast Reduction Recovery in a Recliner

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You may find sleeping in a recliner much more comfortable than trying to sleep in bed with pillows elevating your head and back as pillows can slip around. Also, getting in and out of a recliner may be easier than trying to get in and out of bed. Practice ahead of time. Some of my patients that do not have a recliner buy one at a garage sale or from Craig s List and then resell it after their recovery. Good luck!

Miguel Delgado, Jr., MD
San Francisco Plastic Surgeon
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Recliner after Breast Reduction?

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I presume that you are planning on breast reduction surgery; this operation tends to be one of the most patient pleasing operations we perform. Many patients find that recliners work very well during the recovery after breast or abdominal surgery.

 Best wishes.

Tom J. Pousti, MD, FACS
San Diego Plastic Surgeon
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