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Smoking before butt lift (not a BBL)? Should I reschedule my surgery if I had a cigerette?

I have surgery in 4 days. I haven't smoked in 3 weeks. Last night I took a few puffs. Stupid, I know. Should I re-schedule now? I mean, realistically, how much of a threat those few puffs are to my healing process? I'm a 27 yo male in good health. Thanks for your help. :)

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Smoking before a big lift

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If you were my patient I'd postpone the surgery. It can mean the difference between a skin slough (necrosis) and good healing. You should come clean with your surgeon.


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