I inform patients that they may be bruised and swollen for up to 10 to 14 days. They may return sooner, however by 10 to 14 days a majority of the discoloration and swelling will have resolved.
Generally, if a patient gains weight after Liposuction it will tend to redistribute to areas of the body that have higher fat stores. In women this frequently is in the breasts and buttocks.
Both silicone gel and saline are available; however, silicone gel is more commonly used since the FDA has deemed it safe. We have a variety of styles to choose from: Mentor (moderate plus, high profile, ultra-high profile) are just some of the many choices available.
For your reference, we have posted a Medication Avoidance List on our website.