A post-operative care plan will be discussed with you before and after your procedure. Post-operative reviews will also be scheduled. You can expect some bruising and swelling for a few weeks after surgery. Returning to work and your normal activities is an individual matter, and your Specialist Plastic Surgeon will advise you. Most patients are back to their regular routine in 2-3 weeks, although resuming strenuous exercise may take a little longer. Depending on your type of work, you can expect to resume work 2-6 weeks after breast reduction surgery.← When can I resume normal activities following a breast reduction in Perth?