I had my breast augmentation and cheek implants surgery two days ago
Doctor Answers 1
Pain after surgery
Two days post-op pain is expected and will last for a couple weeks. Then soreness for a few months. Surgical pain is the real deal. Showering should be OK since your surgeon has recommended it, most likely to help from getting infections. Ice packs are absolutely recommended for reducing the swelling and bruising that comes with any facial surgery. Implants can be very rewarding to the patient but only once swelling noticeably goes down. This happens 7-10 days post operation but final results will take longer. Ask your plastic surgeon what diet and mouthwash he recommends for you as well.
Good luck and best wishes!
Jaime Perez, MD
Breast Augmentation Specialist
Plastic Surgery Center of Tampa
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