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Breast augmentation surgery can be a means to increase the size of small breasts to make you feel more feminine. A Breast augmentation or breast enlargement is a surgical procedure designed to increase the size of the breasts. To enhance the breast size, breast implants are placed either directly behind or in front of the chest wall muscle.
Within a month from the surgery you will be able to resume strenuous exercise routine or activity.
Breast augmentation is typically an elective cosmetic surgery procedure selected when patients want to enhance the size and shape of their breasts.
A breast enlargement surgery is an outpatient procedure performed under general anesthetic with sedation. The procedure involves making an incision either underneath the breast, just above the crease, around the lower edge of the areola or within the armpit and inserting an implant in a pocket is created behind the breast tissue or underneath the pectoral muscle.
Patient may go home the same day of the surgery.
You can get back to work within 7 days after your surgery.
You will notice a change immediately after the surgery, however all swelling and bruising will disappear in a month’s time and you will be able to see the final result.
You may resume your normal exercise routine within a month after the surgery however heavy weights should not be lifted till after 6 weeks.
The position of the incision is within a crease which minimizes scar visibility.
As with any surgical procedure there might be a risk of bleeding and infection. In rare cases there might be changes in nipple or breast sensation.
You surgeon will be able to give you an estimate after examining your general health, your specific requirement and also the desired result
Rest of 1-2 days is recommended. Do not raise arms above shoulder level and avoid sleeping on the belly. Sleep with your head elevated for at least 2 weeks after the surgery and do not sleep on your belly. Ensure that the suture line is clean and dry. Avoid exercise or strenuous activities for 3 to 4 weeks.
After evaluating your case, your surgeon may recommend either a Saline breast implant which is filled with sterile salt water or a Silicone filled breast implant which is filled with a soft, elastic gel.