How long do you wear a compression vest after top surgery?

How long do you have to wear a binder after top surgery? In general, a compression binder is worn for 3-6 weeks post-op. Follow your surgeon’s recommendations regarding post-operative compression. When can I lift my arms after top surgery? For 4 weeks after surgery, you should not lift your arms greater than 90 degrees away …

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Can you eat 2 hours before surgery?

What happens if you eat 2 hours before surgery? Usually, before having a general anaesthetic, you will not be allowed anything to eat or drink. This is because when the anaesthetic is used, your body’s reflexes are temporarily stopped. If your stomach has food and drink in it, there’s a risk of vomiting or bringing …

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