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

{{ voteCount >= 0 ? '+' + (voteCount + 1) : (voteCount + 1) }}
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. 


Miami Plastic Surgeon

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.