Depending on the procedure, recovery time can be any time from 2 to 6 weeks.
You can usually start walking within the first week, and can then slowly increase your exercise over next several weeks. You are generally back to full activity in 4 to 6 weeks.
Insurance companies usually do not cover any procedures that they deem to be solely cosmetic.
Our office has a scar management system that is customized for each patient.
Most people take 2 weeks off after surgery before they return to work, but this depends on the procedure.
It is very uncommon to have permanent sensation loss from liposuction, but patients often experience numbness in the early healing period.