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Exercise and Plastic Surgery

As you research cosmetic surgery in Beverly Hills, a consistent piece of advice you will see from all surgeons is that the better shape you are in, the faster you will recover from surgery and the happier you will be with the results.  A common follow up question then is “How long do I have to wait after surgery to continue my exercise regimen?”   For people with an active lifestyle, or who have worked hard to develop a regular exercise routine, the idea of that routine being disrupted is disconcerting, even stressful.  Exercise is of course not only a great way to stay healthy but is also relaxing and a break from daily stresses of life. If the idea behind cosmetic surgery is to look and feel your best, then having to stop doing something that’s contributing to that is difficult.

The good news is that you not only should not stop working out, but that it can be very helpful to the healing process.  Using advanced techniques and procedures, Dr. Raffi Hovsepian works hard to reduce the amount of downtime and recovery from each plastic surgery procedure.   Whether the procedure is non-invasive or surgical, reducing downtime and recovery can have you back to your daily routine and exercise regimen quickly.  However, it is important to remember that your body needs time to rest up and heal.  Follow instructions from your surgeon explicitly and be sure to write everything down in advance.  If after surgery you are confused or can’t remember exactly what your instructions were, don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Hovsepian with questions.

In consultations pre-surgery, discuss your exercise routine with your cosmetic surgeon and write down a timeline of rest, followed by modified workouts, ramping up to your normal routine.  At Dr. Hovsepian’s practice his vision is to utilize innovative advancements in aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery to give you the best experience possible and out enjoying the benefits of your procedure.  You can call or schedule an appointment online with Dr. Hovsepian’s Beverly Hills practice and discuss your thoughts and concerns about the impact of your plastic surgery on your workout regimen.