How long after having a lift and breast augmentation is it ok to fly?

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  • No hard science on this one.  What we are balancing here is the risk of bleeding and deep vein thromboses (DVTs).  You should be pretty mobile (walking) after breast surgery and if you get up and walk around every couple of hours, that will keep your risk lower.  Essentially 48 hours makes sense to me with the caution to walk around.  Zero data on this question but folks travel all the time for surgery (myself included) and do quite well. 


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    • Sabbyx
    • 350R, 365L cc mentor saline. Under muscle armpit incision
    • tsabrina
    • 3 mths ago
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    my PS told me 3-4 weeks

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  • I had surgery abroad and flew back after 5 days. 

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  • I had my surgery on my Monday and flew back on Wednesday. My PS told me to make sure I walk up and down every 30 mins. I had no problems but the landed sucked lol

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