You will need to wear a soft, stretchy bra every day for 4 weeks to reduce swelling and provide support. There will be pain and swelling around the incisions which will fade over the first 2 weeks. Strenuous exercise should be discontinued for the first 4 weeks and no sexual activity for the first 2 weeks.
You will have regular post-surgical appointments with your surgeon during the first month after surgery. During these visits, you will receive more specific information based on your own specific rate of recovery. In general, patients can return to work after 1-2 weeks and can resume their typical schedule of activities after the first 4 weeks have passed.