How long it takes to recover from hernia operation depends on the type of surgery performed; open surgery recovery time takes one to two weeks, while recovery time for laparoscopic surgery takes a week or less, says Drug... More »

The best way to recover from abdominal hernia surgery is to follow the doctor's instructions. This may include caring for the incision as it heals, restricting activities that may interfere with healing and wearing an ab... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Full recovery from hernia surgery can take between one to six weeks after the date of surgery, according to Covidien. As a result of surgery, areas around the incision may bruise, swell or numb. In addition, patients can... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The recovery time for laparoscopic surgery varies depending on the type of anesthesia used, the patient's physical reaction to the operation, and the patient's overall physical condition, according to Healthline. Doctors... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The recovery period for hiatal hernia surgery is two to three weeks with laparoscopic surgery and four to six weeks with open surgery, according to Aria Health. Patients who go through the laparoscopic surgery normally s... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

The recovery period for a hernia operation is about three weeks for open surgery and about four days for laproscopic surgery, according to WebMD and Rhode Island Hospital. The majority of patients return home on the same... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Patients who undergo laparoscopic hernia surgery can expect a one to two week recovery time, while those who undergo an open procedure can expect a three week recovery time, states WebMD. Not all hernias require surgery,... More »