How much time do I need after procedure to return to a regular work day?

I am active duty military and am wondering how much timw i would need before returning to work. I don't do too strenuous of work but i do lift moderately heavy from time to time and spend most of my time on my feet. Is a week to a week and a half okay?

Doctor Answers 1

Recovery time

Thank you for your question. The time to go back to work depends on the procedure you will be getting done. If you are doing implants or a tummy tuck a minimum of two weeks will be required. If liposuction then one week should be fine. 

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