I had my surgery a week ago. I was suppose to get my bandages off today and he changed the date till next week. 2 weeks seems a bit long to have bandages on since everything I read says people were taking showers a coupld days after.
How Long Should Bandages Stay on After Breast Aug?
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Bandages after Breast Augmentation Surgery?
Keep in mind, that there are many different ways of handling “bandages” after plastic surgical procedures; there is no right way. Disregard the “I do it this way” responses and follow your own plastic surgeon's recommendations.
Bandages After Breast Augmentation #breastimplants
There is no set time. Usually it is personal preference by the surgeon. I use medical glue when possible and that stays on for weeks. If I use steri strips and sometimes I have them there for weeks. Just talk to you surgeon.
Bandages after breast augmentation
I don't use any post-operative bandage other than a small amount of skin glue. I usually recommend a shower at 48 hours post op. I would discuss your concerns with your doctor.
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Breast augmentation and bandages
Each surgeon is a bit different in terms of dressings. For my breast augmentations I usually just place some steri-strips over the incisions and a ligth gauze over the strips. The patients were a soft sports bra and can take the dressings off the next day and shower as they want.
When to change bandages following a breast augmentation
Every plastic surgeon has his own post operative routines. Two weeks does seem excessive and there is probably no reason why you can not remove the bandages at this point. If you want to remove them then call the office for advice. Your plastic surgeon is in the best position to answer this question for you.
There are no studies with thousands of woman to demonstrate if one dressing is better than another or what duration yields the best results. This is why plastic surgeons develop their own approach that works for them based on their patient population and results. Call and ask your surgeon, but the real answer is that it probably doesn't matter.
Bandages post BA
Some surgeon like to leave bandages like steri strips on for a longer time to improve the appearance of a scar due to the pressure on the incision. This may be your surgeon's strategy.
When To Remove Bandages
Every surgeon has their own protocol regarding post op dressings. If you contact your Plastic Surgeon's office, maybe they will get you in sooner. Best wishes!
When to remove bandages?
Hello and thanks for your post. Different doctors will time bandage removal differently. If you're feeling uncomfortable waiting then you should inform the office and most likely they'll get you in a little sooner, is possible. Best wishes, Dr. Aldo.
How Long Should Bandages Stay on After Breast Au
There is no real standard, and each surgeon has a protocol for post op dressings. Mine is just to use steristrips on the incision and a bra. SInce there has been a delay, call your surgeon and ask if there is any reason why you can 't remove it yourself.
All the best.
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