Post-operative care for Liposuction

1. 24hours after the procedure, red-to-pink fluid usually ooze from the opening sites. Take good care of the wounds by dressing them regularly and clean the wound at least twice a day, using a cotton-bud with alcohol to clean around the wound[not directly at the wound], rinse the wound with normal saline solution and wipe the wound again with Povidine. Prevents the wound from getting wet for 7-10 Days.

2. Pain and swelling are common, but will usually subside in 2-3 weeks. In some cases swelling may persist up to 6 months.

3. Bruises, skin darkening or post inflammatory hyperpigmentation may exist. The symptom will ease over time.

4. Mild skin ripple may occur. Hand or device massage helps relieve the symptoms. Gentle hand massage is recommended after 1 month.

5. Skin hardening may occur. If occur, it will ease after 6 months.

6. Take antibiotics and painkillers according to the prescription.

7. Exercises are only allow after 1 month.

8. If any signs of infection such as fever occur, the patient must contact the clinic as soon as possible.

9. Compression garment must be worn at all time for the first month. After this period the garment should be worn 12 hours a day for 3 months.

10. Please return to the clinic after 7 days to get stitches removed.

11. The result can be seen after 1 month. The final result is most clear after 6 months. Exercise and diet control are recommended