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Following your panniculectomy, gauze dressings or bandages will be applied to your incisions. An elastic bandage or compression garment may minimize swelling and support the abdomen as it heals following surgery.
Small, thin tubes may be temporarily placed under the skin to drain any excess blood or fluid that may collect.
You will be given specific instructions that may include:
Be sure to ask your plastic surgeon specific questions about what you can expect during your individual recovery period.
Healing will continue for several weeks as swelling decreases and abdomen improves. Continue to follow your plastic surgeon's instructions and attend follow-up visits as scheduled.