Liposuction patients usually require drains to help aid recovery and reduce swelling. Surgical drains are used to remove blood, pus and other fluids from the incision sites. The drains are normally in place for up to 5 days before being removed by the surgeon or a nurse in clinic.
Drains after vaser lipo
Drains are also used after vaser lipo when a significant amount of fat has been removed.
Your surgeon will be able to discuss surgical drains in more detail at your consultation.