Is an electronic cigarette with no nicotine okay to use with nicotine patches 1 week before liposuction? (Photo)
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Doctor Answers 1
E-cigarettes before surgery
Thank you for asking about your liposuction.
- Unfortunately, it appears the nicotine in e-cigarettes can damage our ability to heal.
- I would be more concerned about its effect on your breast lift and implants, than the liposuction.
- I would strongly recommend that you stop all use of nicotine if possible before your surgery and for two full weeks afterwards.
Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Best wishes - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS
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