Typically for removal of implants this is done under general anesthesia or sedation. in addition to the removal of implants will determine how quickly you can return to work. Return to work also depends on what you do for a living (administrative work vs manual labor).
Recovery from implant removal
This procedure can generally be done under local anesthesia unless the surgeon feels for some reason that you need to go to sleep. As far as recovery goes you would need only about a day to rest and then can resume your normal activities.