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What Are Some Supplements to Heal Better Before or After a Tickle Lipo Procedure

I'm not looking for just quick healing but more so supplements that will help my body heal nicely after a tickle lipo procedure on my love handles, upper and lower abs. A multivitamin? Stay away from vitamin E? What about topical vitamin E on the surgical scar?

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Tickle lipo and supplements

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Everytime I hear that phrase "tickle lipo" I think of Elmo!  Anyway, in my practice I do not suggest taking any supplements other than a standard single multivitamin. However, each doctor is different, you should check with yours.

Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 18 reviews

Supplements for postoperative healing

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Supplements for postoperative healing include Arnica and Bromelain. BOth have been shown in ndependant studies to decrease bruising and swelling

I use them in my office and give them as part of my surgery gift package!




Thomas T. Jeneby, MD
San Antonio Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 22 reviews

Recovery from lipo and other surgery

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A healthy diet and a multivitamin are best for healing from surgery. Ask your surgeon specifically if he/she has any other recommendations.

J. Jason Wendel, MD, FACS
Nashville Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 49 reviews

Supplements for reduced healing time

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Arnica and Bromelain do work to reduce selling and bruising after elective surgery.


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