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How painful is a breast lift?

After a breast lift, you will have some swelling and bruising for about two weeks. You’ll have some pain and soreness around the incisions, but this will be manageable with the pain medication that your surgeon prescribes. 

Wearing a surgical support bra around the clock for the first three to four days will help with discomfort. Sleeping on your side or your back is also helpful to keep pressure off your breasts.

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* Savings estimate based on a study of more than 1 billion claims comparing self-pay (or cash pay) prices of a frequency-weighted market basket of procedures to insurer-negotiated rates for the same. Claims were collected between July 2017 and July 2019. R.Lawrence Van Horn, Arthur Laffer, Robert L.Metcalf. 2019. The Transformative Potential for Price Transparency in Healthcare: Benefits for Consumers and Providers. Health Management Policy and Innovation, Volume 4, Issue 3.

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