Bariatric Surgery Recovery

Your bariatric surgery recovery time depends on which procedure you choose. Following are the ranges to expect:

  • Timeline Range: from 3 days to 6 weeks to full recovery
  • Two Days at Hospital and One Day Rest
  • Back to Work: From 3 days to 3 weeks

Key Points in Recovery Timeline

You might be wondering at what point during your recovery certain things will happen. Here are some quick notes to better help you understand how fast you will recovery from your procedure:

  • After Surgery: Close Monitoring First 2 Hours
  • 2 Hours: Walking & Recovery
  • Two Days: Incision Care Will Start
  • Five Days: Showering and light activity
  • One Week: Smooth Foods
  • Two Weeks: Soft Foods
  • Three Weeks: Solid Foods
  • Four Weeks: Heavy Lifting & Incisions Are Healed

Pompeii Surgical

Ready to change your life and get healthy? We can have you approved and financed in as little as 36 hours from the time you submit a surgical eligibility form with us. Qualifying for weight loss surgery is easy and can be done online.
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