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FAQs Lymphatic Drainage Massages
Definitely YES, recovery is faster
Each person is different and the surgeries are different because there are different techniques that surgeons use, but in general a person needs approximately 10 sessions. Strong tissue scarring may occur, therefore other additional treatments will be required.
YES, it is essential; but it should have good compression and contention, not too tight, not too loose.
NO, Only the hands the first week and after the second week Ultrasound at correct frequencies and intensity and the hands. By the 4th or 5th week, other machines such as Carboxytherapy can be used, but this is subject to the patient’s recovery and the experience of the professional.
YEAH. Basically it depends on many factors; type of healing of the patient, how aggressive the surgery was, what technique the surgeon used, how deep or how superficial the surgeon entered the cannula, the pre and post care that the patient has.
The first week it would be good to do it every day, then two or three times a week, as evaluated by the professional.
NO. The most recommended time is 24 to 48 hours after surgery. NO. The most recommended time is 24 to 48 hours after surgery, although sometimes surgeons, especially American ones, say to wait more than 3 weeks.
Which from our experience is not recommended, except if there were any complications during the surgery, or if there is an infection.
Basically it is a lack of knowledge on the subject of post-care, but many surgeons, including American ones, already recommend it; Latin and European surgeons always recommend lymphatic drainage after cosmetic surgeries, due to the quick recovery and positive effects during the process.
Unfortunately there is a lot of toxic information on the internet and especially on social networks. But a professional with good academic training not only in lymphatic drainage, must have very good educational training and experience in post-aesthetic surgery treatments.
NO. The most recommended is 3 months maximum; some doctors even suggest it only for 5 or 6 weeks. From our experience, using it for 3 months is enough. Using it for longer would only cause sagging skin.
NO. It is best to stop drinking liquor and smoking three months before surgery and three months after. This helps the body have better oxygenation and better blood irrigation. Smoking generates many toxic waste and also has a high affinity for oxygen, therefore the peripheral structures of the tissue are affected.
NO. The most advisable thing is not to receive the sun in the areas where the cosmetic surgery was performed, since it can cause more inflammation and the operated areas can become stained.
Many surgeons recommend it after 4 weeks. In our experience it depends on the type of surgery and how aggressive it was. It is best to wait between 5 to 6 weeks. It all depends on the type of cosmetic surgery.
Lymphatic Drainage Massages
After cosmetic surgeries, it is the ideal complement and the best treatment for recovery.
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