4 Surgeries With Quick Recoveries

One in five people seek out professional plastic surgery, particularly as they approach middle-age. Modern plastic surgical techniques, attention to detail, and meticulous follow-up allow the surgeons of DeLuca Plastic Surgery to offer patients a quick recovery from surgeries such as liposuction, breast augmentation, mini facelift, and rhinoplasty. A quick recovery with minimal bruising and swelling allows patients to get back to work and play faster.

Picture it. You wake up, head to the operating room, and are pampered by the operating room staff as you drift off to sleep. Only a few hours later you are back at home in your own bed watching Netflix. Minimal discomfort. Excited by the changes that have occurred. Yes. This is the new reality. There are a host of amazing options today. With advanced tools and technologies, a plastic surgeon can help shape the new you without breaking the budget. Consider these four fabulous surgeries to jumpstart the season…


Need a nose adjustment? Rhinoplasty surgery—getting your nose reshaped—could be just what the doctor ordered. Rhinoplasty surgery is tailored to your individual needs – from total nose reshaping to a small hump removal. Post-operative recovery involves soreness and some mild bruising, however, in a week, you can be back in your office, tending to business as usual. And the clincher? A whopping 80-90% of your bruising and swelling with disappear within the first week! Total healing takes longer but, those are changes often only noticed by you (or you close friends). Remarkably, a great majority of patients have relatively mild pain. Exercise can be resumed after 2 weeks.

Read: “Rhinoplasty Basics”


Liposuction, is a powerful surgery that helps our patients reduce excess fat. Targeted liposuction of the abdomen, arms, legs, or neck is associated with moderate pain, swelling, and bruising that peaks at around the third day after surgery. As ambulatory procedure, you’ll go home right after the surgery. Recovery begins immediately, and you will be walking around and eating the same day. Most patients can resume exercise in a few days with no limitations.

Read: “The Skinny On Liposuction”

Breast Augmentation

Should you choose to boost your breast size, chances are you’ll want to get back to normal as soon as possible. The breast augmentation surgery is ideal because it is day-surgery that does not require intensive recovery times. You’ll go home on the same day as the surgery. To heal and recuperate quickly, plan to take at least 5-7 days off from work. Get plenty of rest and don’t put too much stress on your body. Keeping physical activity to a minimum will bolster even faster recovery times, maximizing your success for optimized results. Most patients are back to cardio in 2 weeks with a supportive bra.

Read: “Breast Augmentation Basics”

Mini Face Lift

A mini face lift can be a marvelous addition to your beauty plan. On average, a great majority of patients are back to normal within two weeks. Though different parts of the face recover at different times, you can assist your recovery by getting adequate rest and relaxation—icing the eyes and the face. Surprisingly, by the second week, the bulk of the swelling will be gone. Any temporary bruising can be safely and easily covered with makeup. Numbness gets better within a matter of weeks. In under a few days, you’ll be back to watching TV and using the internet. In three weeks most patients are back to the gym and able to attend social events.

The stigma surrounding plastic surgery is evaporating with the surge of selfies and social media. Dr. David Tauber of DeLuca Plastic Surgery offer free consultations to dispel the myths and educate patients on the range of surgeries and procedures available. For the right patients, DeLuca Plastic Surgery offers a range of surgeries and procedures with fast recovery times that allow patients to get back to the gym – and life – quickly. Contact us today to explore your options.

By following these post-operative care recommendations, patients of Dr. David Tauber at DeLuca Plastic Surgery often recover quickly, experience less bruising and swelling, and can return to work or social engagements in 2-3 weeks.

Read: “Facelift Surgery”

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