When a patient at ROXY Plastic Surgery has a procedure done such as a Brazilian butt lift or tummy tuck, Dr. Grawe will place a drain to help their skin heal down smoothly. While this might sound scary, it is actually very easy to take care of and doesn’t hurt to be removed at all. Some benefits of having a drain include preventing excess fluid from accumulating under the skin and reducing inflammation.
In the video below, Dr. Grawe explains the three things you can expect with a drain after your plastic surgery procedure:
While not all plastic surgery procedures require a drain, some that may require one include a mommy makeover, liposuction or abdominoplasty. Dr. Grawe will explain if a drain might be required to aid in recovery.