Planning for Tummy Tuck Recovery

If you are about to undergo tummy tuck surgery, it is imperative that you take a bit of time to plan ahead. Abdominoplasty is major abdominal surgery and full recovery can take months. It is important to not only mentally prepare for this time but also to prepare your household and family.

Tips include:

  • Arrange for childcare if needed.
  • Plan meals ahead so they can be reheated and easily prepared.
  • Hire someone to help with household chores.
  • Stock up on groceries and household necessities.
  • Plan to wear loose and soft clothing such as sweatpants and tee shirts.
  • Keep your home extra clean. While recovery from major surgery you are more susceptible to colds, viruses and other infections.
  • Drink lots of water following surgery and limit your salt intake.

If you have more questions regarding your recovery from tummy tuck surgery – contact our office today.

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