How long does it takes to get a plastic surgery done?

It depends on the procedure but the average time of a plastic surgery is between 2 to 4 hours, sometimes the surgeon has to extend the time of surgery with specific patients, that have certain health conditions.

Will I be able to return home the same day?

Most of our patients that undergo face or breast surgeries are able to return to their homes on the same day of the procedure. Although there are body procedures that need more time for the patient to recover, in those cases it is recommended to stay 1 night at the hospital.

In how many days will I be able to get back to work?

The ideal time of recovery before getting back to work is at least 2 weeks. In some cases, when your job doesn’t require a lot of physical effort or movement, you could go back to it in 1 week, always following the special care indications that we give you.

How long will I have to wait to see the final results?

All bodies are different so recovery time varies depending on the natural features of the patient’s body. In most cases, final results are visible in a period of 6 to 12 month after surgery.

Can I eat before my surgery?

Your last meal and beverage before surgery should be approximately until 10:00 pm the night before your surgery. After that time we recommend not to eat or drink anything else.

How long will I have to stay at Tijuana?

As long as you feel is the right time to go, we often suggest to our patients to stay at least after the draining tubes are removed (in the given case that draining tubes are placed on the patient. If the patient stays overnight at the hospital, they can spend the following night at a hotel in the city, just to ensure they are in the best condition to go back home safely.

What type of clothing do I have to wear the day of surgery?

The most comfortable clothes that you have available will be perfect for this day, you could wear comfy pants, buttons or zipper tops and sweaters with sneakers or flip flops.


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