Liposuction is currently one of the most popular beauty procedures chosen by many women with the desire to improve their slim figure. However, to achieve the best beauty results, you must properly care for yourself after liposuction surgery. Let Worldwide Cosmetic Hospital guide you in the most standard way.

Wound care

Proper wound care will help you quickly recover from the wound and achieve the slim, balanced figure you desire. Therefore, after being discharged from the hospital, Worldwide Cosmetic Hospital will provide you with instructional materials on wound care including:

Home care product kit:

  • Instructions for self-care after surgery.
  • Povidine, physiological saline solution.
  • Bandage and medical gauze kit.

Instructions for self-care of the wound at home:

  • Cleaning: Do not let the incision come into direct contact with water in the first 3 days, then you can shower normally. Maintain this habit for 3 weeks.
  • Apply medicine: Apply Povidine to the incision and rinse with physiological saline solution using dry gauze.
  • Change the bandage daily.
  • Perform gentle massage for the first 2 months.
  • Avoid strong impact on the wound to prevent infection and prolong the recovery time.

Follow-up appointment

Recovery process:

  • The liposuction area may be slightly swollen (possibly bruised) initially but will decrease after 2-4 weeks.
  • Recovery takes place between 10 days to 6 weeks (varies for each individual).

Follow-up appointments as per the Doctor’s schedule

  • Regular follow-up appointments after 7 days and 6 months.
  • If any abnormalities occur (difficulty breathing, irregular heart rate, dizziness, decreased vision, slurred speech, chest pain…), go to the hospital immediately for a check-up.

Physical Activity


  • Perform light walking after 4 hours of surgery.
  • Rest and relax.
  • Wear compression garments/corsets for 6 weeks to ensure firm healing of the liposuction area.
  • Exercise to avoid fat accumulation and maintain stable health after 1 month.

Not recommended:

  • Engage in strenuous activities during the first month.
  • Work under excessive stress and pressure.
  • Rest at home for at least 5-7 days for optimal wound healing.

Nutrition and Medication


  • Drink plenty of water (2 liters/day).
  • Eat green vegetables high in fiber, fruits, and foods rich in vitamins A, C, E such as: green leafy vegetables, papaya, carrots,…
  • Consume foods that promote wound healing such as: steamed/boiled lean pork.
  • Drink unsweetened fresh milk.
  • Take medications as prescribed by the doctor.

Not recommended:

  • Avoid alcohol, tobacco for 5 weeks, and seafood for 3 months.
  • Limit consumption of oily foods, spicy foods, sticky rice, seafood,…
  • Restrict consumption of starch in meals, do not exceed 200 grams of starch per day.
  • Avoid foods that may cause pus and scar formation such as: water spinach, beef.
  • Avoid eating chicken, high cholesterol foods, and soy sauce for about 1 month.
  • Limit coffee, tea, ginseng, coconut water, beverages with stimulants or sour taste.

It is hoped that the post-operative care advice for abdominal liposuction surgery will provide women with more experience in supporting the best body recovery. Contact Worldwide Beauty Hospital immediately for specific advice from our staff if you have any concerns.