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How Much Pain Can I Expect After a Breast Lift?

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The amount of pain you experience after breast lift surgery will vary depending on a few different factors, including:

  • The extent of your breast lift
  • The surgical technique (s) used
  • How quickly you heal

Usually, the most significant amount of pain is experienced within the first 48 hours following surgery. During your breast lift procedure, Dr. Kim will apply a numbing medication at your surgical site to help alleviate much of this initial pain. Once the first 48 hours have passed, soreness may continue for another two to four days, gradually decreasing in severity. Post-surgical pain and discomfort can be treated with a wide variety of medications.

Every patient has a different threshold for pain. What seems particularly painful to one person may not cause another patient as much concern. Dr. Kim will work with you to make sure your pain is controlled after surgery.

If you have more questions about what to expect after a breast lift, please contact us today to schedule a consultation with plastic surgeon Dr. Eugene Kim. We serve patients in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, and Newport Beach.

Click here see more plastic surgery procedures and treatments performed by Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Eugene Kim on patients in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Santa Monica and surrounding areas or call 310-271-6996 to schedule a consultation.

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