What will the recovery process be like?

An overnight stay in the hospital is common. Most patients return to most normal daily activities within 2-3 days following surgery. It is not uncommon to have some soreness and tenderness at the incision site for several days. Bruising may also be noted at the surgical site. Incisional healing usually is complete within 7-14 days. There may be a lifting and activity restrictions placed by your physician for several weeks following your surgery to allow for complete healing.