The postoperative care after breast surgery is an extremely important stage that will help customers to have a natural round 1 and the desired fit body. Let’s take a tour with Worldwide Dental & Cosmetic Surgery Hospital to learn more about Postoperative care after the surgery.


Breast surgery is an invasive technique, so postoperative care is extremely important that will help the recovery process faster and shape the breasts better.

Understanding that, Worldwide Dental & Cosmetic Surgery Hospital has prepared a “Department of wound hygiene at home” that includes:

Department of wound hygiene at home:

  • Instruction sheet after taking care of Post surgery
  • Povidine, saline
  • Bandages, gauze

Wound hygiene instruction:

  • Clean: able to bath after 2 days, no rub, no water directly on the incision.
  • Medicine applying: apply Povidine into the incision, dry with gauze, rinse the incision twice a day with saline.
  • Replace swab at underarm/areola daily.
  • First 2 days: cold compress to relieve pain, next 4 days: warm compress to dissolve bruises.
  • No sauna in first 4 weeks to avoid interfering with recovery.


Recovery period:

  • No corset bra within 2 months
  • Normal activities after no pain
  • Breast stabilized and recovered after 3 – 4 weeks

Comply with follow-up schedule:

  • Remove thread after 7 days
  • Follow-up schedule: 01 month, 03 months, 06 months.
  • Able to pregnancy after 06 months of surgery.
  • In case of swollen, red, sore or high fever, immediately medical attention or call the doctor for advices.



  • Comfortable position rest.
  • Rest with head higher than chest
  • No arms or pillow over body to avoid touching breast area.
  • After 5 days: walk slowly, simple yoga exercises to help body get used to and limit muscle tension and hematomas.
  • Practice raising arms at shoulder height slowly and gently as soon as possible.

Not to-do: (force over 5 kilo)

  • Heavy load, carry baby.
  • Stretch, rotate shoulders, reach out, or chest muscle moves.
  • Driving.
  • Arm, shoulder moves, and crouching posture.
  • sauna, bath tub in first 10 days.
  • Wear bra tightly.
  • No breast massage.


Supportive medicine:

  • If stomachache: Omeprazole 20mg twice a day, 01 per time (taken on an empty stomach).
  • Apply scar medication twice a day within 02 months. Remove keloids or apply dark anti-scar medication (if necessary) after 02 months.


  • More water (2 liters per day)
  • Food and fruits rich in Vitamins A, C, E: citrus fruits, vegetables, juices, smoothies
  • Supplement food rich in amino acid: soybean, lean pork, yoghurt, almond…
  • Omega 3 fatty acid help blood circulation: salmon, mackerel, cod liver oil.
  • Take prescription provided by doctor.

Not to-do:

  • Alcohol, smoking in about 01 month, seafood about 03 months.
  • Food that causes allergies such as: chicken, beef, sticky rice, water spinach about 1 – 3 months.
  • The hot spicy, greasy food.

Understanding the basic knowledge can make the Postoperative care after breast surgery easier and simpler. Let rest and relax properly after the surgery that will help to have a natural and attractive round 1.