5 days post op, how long should I try to keep my arm elevated after bracioplasty?
Doctor Answers 3
Post op instructions
5 days post op how long should I try to keep my arm elevated after bracioplasty?
We generally advise our patients to elevate their arms for 5 days however this would depend on the degree of swelling. We also instruct our patients to avoid lifting or bearing any weight on your arms for several days to weeks. You must stay out of the sun until the healing process is fully completed or skin in the treated area may develop irregular pigmentation and scars may become raised, red or dark.
Armlift arm reduction brachioplasty arm liposuction arm lift post op arm lift
J. Timothy Katzen, M.D.
You might also like...
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.