Phone Number 480-991-6877
Our Location
4602 N 16th St. Third Floor, Phoenix, Arizona, 85016
480-991-6877

Breast After Care Phoenix

Augmentation Mammoplasty After Care

If you develop nausea/vomiting, dizziness or lightheadedness please contact the office. We can assist in relieving this.

Activity

  • Get plenty of rest.
  • Refrain from vigorous activity for 3-4 weeks.
  • No lifting above the head for 3-4 weeks.
  • Refrain from sleeping on your stomach for 3-4 weeks.

Care Of Breasts And Incisions

  • Wear your sports bra (no under wires) 24 hrs a day for 4 weeks. Remove only for bathing and massage exercises.
  • The incisions will be taped with steri-strips. Leave these in place until they fall off themselves or need to be changed.
  • You may pad the incisions with gauze for comfort.
  • If Microfoam Tape was applied (wide white tape applied either under breasts or above) leave on for
    maximum 5 days. Remove immediately if redness swelling or blistering occurs.

Bathing

  • You may shower 48 hours after surgery (or the 2nd day).

Diet

  • You may eat regular food as tolerated.

Pain

  • The maximum discomfort will occur in the first few days after surgery.

Appearance

  • You will have bruising and swelling of the breasts.
  • Most of the discoloration and swelling will subside in 2-3 weeks.
  • The scars will be reddened and angry looking for 6-12 months. After that time they will fade and soften.

Suture Care

  1. Clean the area(s) three times daily with equal amounts of hydrogen peroxide and distilled water using a Q-Tip until your sutures are removed.
  2. Apply one of the following ointments: Neosporin, Bacitracin, or Polysporin.
  3. Cover with gauze.
  4. Stay out of the sun for 1 to 2 days after the sutures have been removed. Thereafter, protect from the sun with SPF-30 or greater. This should be continued for up to one (1) year.

Watch for Signs of Infection

  1. Increased redness in the area.
  2. Increased drainage, especially if it has a pus-like appearance or foul odor.
  3. Increased pain unrelieved with your pain medication.
  4. Your oral temperature goes above 100.4 degrees.

Breast Reduction

Post-OP Instructions

If you develop nausea/vomiting, dizziness or lightheadedness please contact the office. We can assist in relieving this.

Activity

  • Get plenty of rest.
  • Refrain from vigorous activity for 3-4 weeks.
  • No lifting above the head for 3-4 weeks.
  • Refrain from sleeping on your stomach for 3-4 weeks.

Care Of Breasts And Incisions

  • Wear your sports bra (no under wires) 24 hrs a day for 4 weeks. Remove only for bathing and massage exercises.
  • The incisions will be taped with steri-strips. Leave these in place until they fall off themselves or need to be changed.
  • You may pad the incisions with gauze for comfort.
  • If Microfoam Tape was applied (wide white tape applied either under breasts or above) leave on for
    maximum 5 days. Remove immediately if redness swelling or blistering occurs.

Bathing

  • You may shower 48 hours after surgery (or the 2nd day).

Diet

  • You may eat regular food as tolerated.

Pain

  • The maximum discomfort will occur in the first few days after surgery.

Appearance

  • You will have bruising and swelling of the breasts.
  • Most of the discoloration and swelling will subside in 2-3 weeks.
  • The scars will be reddened and angry looking for 6-12 months. After that time they will fade and soften.

Suture Care

  1. Clean the area(s) three times daily with equal amounts of hydrogen peroxide and distilled water using a Q-Tip until your sutures are removed.
  2. Apply one of the following ointments: Neosporin, Bacitracin, or Polysporin.
  3. Cover with gauze.
  4. Stay out of the sun for 1 to 2 days after the sutures have been removed. Thereafter, protect from the sun with SPF-30 or greater. This should be continued for up to one (1) year.

Watch for Signs of Infection

  1. Increased redness in the area.
  2. Increased drainage, especially if it has a pus-like appearance or foul odor.
  3. Increased pain unrelieved with your pain medication.
  4. Your oral temperature goes above 100.4 degrees.

Mastopexy Breast Lift

Post-OP Instructions

If you develop nausea/vomiting, dizziness or lightheadedness please contact the office. We can assist in relieving this.

Activity

  • Get plenty of rest.
  • Refrain from vigorous activity for 3-4 weeks.
  • No lifting above the head for 3-4 weeks.
  • Refrain from sleeping on your stomach for 3-4 weeks.

Care Of Breasts And Incisions

  • Wear your sports bra (no under wires) 24 hrs a day for 4 weeks. Remove only for bathing and massage exercises.
  • The incisions will be taped with steri-strips. Leave these in place until they fall off themselves or need to be changed.
  • You may pad the incisions with gauze for comfort.
  • If Microfoam Tape was applied (wide white tape applied either under breasts or above) leave on for
    maximum 5 days. Remove immediately if redness swelling or blistering occurs.

Bathing

  • You may shower 48 hours after surgery (or the 2nd day).

Diet

  • You may eat regular food as tolerated.

Pain

  • The maximum discomfort will occur in the first few days after surgery.

Appearance

  • You will have bruising and swelling of the breasts.
  • Most of the discoloration and swelling will subside in 2-3 weeks.
  • The scars will be reddened and angry looking for 6-12 months. After that time they will fade and soften.

Suture Care

  1. Clean the area(s) three times daily with equal amounts of hydrogen peroxide and distilled water using a Q-Tip until your sutures are removed.
  2. Apply one of the following ointments: Neosporin, Bacitracin, or Polysporin.
  3. Cover with gauze.
  4. Stay out of the sun for 1 to 2 days after the sutures have been removed. Thereafter, protect from the sun with SPF-30 or greater. This should be continued for up to one (1) year.

Watch for Signs of Infection

  1. Increased redness in the area.
  2. Increased drainage, especially if it has a pus-like appearance or foul odor.
  3. Increased pain unrelieved with your pain medication.
  4. Your oral temperature goes above 100.4 degrees.
Our Location
4602 N 16th St. Third Floor, Phoenix, Arizona, 85016
Phone Number 480-991-6877