We recommend our clients to start sleeping on the side in 6 weeks after the surgery. Otherwise it would influence the outcome of your surgery. Wishing you a speedy recovery :-)
Can I sleep on my side after 3 weeks of my Tummy Tuck, Breast Implants and Lipo of the flanks?
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Sleeping on the side
Sleeping on side after surgery
This is a question that is best answered by your surgeon as he/she is most familiar with the details of your surgery and how you're progressing through recovery. Until that time you can use pillows as a wedge to take some of the pressure off of your back. Also using a tennis ball to massage the lower back often relieves the tension there.
Mommy Makeover /Breast Augmentation/Breast Implants/Anatomic Gummy Bear Implants/Tummy Tuck/Liposuction/BBL
I appreciate your question.
I would recommend that you discuss this question with your surgeon as every surgeon has their own respective post op protocol for his/her patients. Your surgeon is your best resource as he/she is most familiar with your medical history and how you are healing at this time.
The best way to assess and give true advice would be an in-person exam.
Please see a board-certified plastic surgeon that specializes in aesthetic and restorative plastic surgery.
Best of luck!
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
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