After the surgery, the patient stays in the hospital for 24 to 48 hours. While there is some pain, it is likened to a sense of discomfort.
The patient must wear a compression garment for 4 weeks and return to work in 5-10 days, depending on the type of work. Exercise may resume after 6 weeks.
Yes. The size and location of the incision depends on the size of the problem to be corrected. While the ideal location of the incision is in an area that will be covered by underwear, it is not always possible.