Usually be 2 - 4 weeks you should be fine as far as wound separation after a breast reduction. Continue to follow your plastic surgeons advice and wound care instructions.
When Are You No Longer at Risk for Wound Separation?
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Incision Line Healing Problem after Breast Reduction?
Thank you for the question.
Generally speaking, once you have reached the 6 week mark postoperatively it is unlikely that you will experience any incision line separation or wound healing problems.
Hope this helps.
You can exercise freely 3 weeks after breast reduction.
This is the question women are most interested in. When can I exercise? If your scars look solid at three weeks, you won't get wound separation.