Let's talk about liposuction
I want to start by acknowledging your bravery and commend you for making the decision to have cosmetic surgery. It takes courage to make such a choice, and I want you to know that you've taken a significant step towards embracing your own happiness and self-confidence.
The discomfort you are feeling is primarily due to the surgical trauma caused by the cannula used to remove excess fat. This trauma leads to swelling, which is a natural part of the healing process. Additionally, the cannula can also damage the superficial lymphatic vessels in the fatty layer, causing temporary insufficiency in lymphatic drainage.
The healing of your tissues, including the lymphatic system, takes time and cannot be rushed. It is expected that lymphatic drainage will improve noticeably within three months and fully heal by the end of the year. In the meantime, it's important to take care of your affected tissues and make the healing process as comfortable as possible.
One way to promote healing and reduce discomfort is through lymphatic massage. This gentle massage technique can help move the extra fluid out of the tissue and stimulate lymphatic drainage.
At Pink Ribbon, we prioritize your comfort and healing. Our approach to lymphatic massage is gentle and aimed at helping you feel better. It's important to remember that this initial discomfort is temporary, and you will start to feel better soon. Just give your body the time it needs to heal, and remember that you are worth it!
Keep your focus on the end result, envisioning how the surgery will help you become the best version of yourself. Stay positive, stay determined, and stay empowered. The discomfort you're feeling now will soon fade away, leaving you with a renewed sense of self and an even brighter future ahead. You've got this, and I'm here cheering you on every step of the way.
Pink Ribbon Lymphatic team