After breast augmentation you can expect some swelling, bruising and discomfort in the first week, this is normal. Prescribed medication should ease any pain you feel. You should be able to return to work after the first week but take it easy.

After surgery you will have a dressing over the wound which you should keep dry for at least 48 hours. The stitches along the incision lines will dissolve on their own. Avoid hot baths, hot tubs for about 6 weeks. Swimming is generally fine after 2 – 3 weeks.

Avoid strenuous activities like jogging, gym, heavy lifting, yoga, etc. for 6 weeks. If implants are below the muscle healing will take longer than above the muscle placement.

Expect to return to normal activities within 4 – 6 weeks. Take it slowly to build back up to your original strength and fitness regime.