What to do at Home – Tummy Tuck

What to do at Home – Tummy Tuck

INSTRUCTIONS – What to do at home:


  • Clean the scar every other day or every 2 days. (Hibisclen, Dial) antibacterial soap.
  • Clean the drain every 24 hrs and write it down.
  • It has to be under 50cc in 24hrs per 3 days to take it out. (you only have to cut the black knot)
  • After you take the drain out, stay 2 days with the faja on all the time.
  • After those 2 days you can take a full shower.
  • Then, keep everything dry and put some cream (NEOSPORIN or TROFOBOL) if you have any sensitive areas (bruises) and Tecasol (powder) in the belly buttom.
  • After the drain is out you have to wait 10 days to start the massages again.
  • Keep the faja for 6 months 24/7, then 3 months for 12hrs and the last 3 months for 6 hrs, that’s a total of 1 year.
  • Driving 6 weeks after surgery.
  • Intercourse after 8 weeks.
  • Exercises after 12 weeks (light cardio) no abdominal.
  • Sleeping on your side or on your belly after 12 weeks.
  • Beach or pool after 3 months.
  • Full and heavy exercises after 1 year with the abdominal muscles.
  • After 21 days post op use a ear plug in your belly buttom (optional)
  • Use your compression socks at least for one month.
  • If you have BBL use the boppy pillow for 12 weeks, remember your butt is moldable.



– keep drinking tons of water.

-keep the faja on untill the next day you arrived, so the body can adjust to the new high of the country.

– Massages after 48hrs from arrival.

Dra. Tania Medina
Dra. Tania Medina

DR. TANIA MEDINA PLASTIC SURGEON IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Dr. Tania Medina entered the School of Medicine at the Technological Institute of Santo Domingo (INTEC) in 2001, where she graduated with the highest honors obtaining the title of “Doctor of Medicine” summa cum laude. She completed an internship and got prepared for the National Medical Residence competition at Dr. Salvador Gaultier Hospital, where she stood out with the highest qualification ever obtained by any contestant in the competition up to that time. She graduated as an aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon at the prestigious National Residence of Reconstructive and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery at Dr. Salvador Gautier Hospital, where she was also recognized by the Department of Teaching and Scientific Research and the Medical College, as one of the best students in her years as a resident specialist...

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