Breast Augmentation is a cosmetic procedure in which a plastic surgeon increases the size of breast or enhance the breast. It involves breast implants under breast tissues or chest muscles. An implant is a sac filled with saline or a material called silicon.
The plastic surgeon ultimate goal of breast augmentation is to enhance a patient’s natural proportions and create a more symmetrical, aesthetically pleasing breast shape.
The breast implants are generally larger than natural breasts, areolas can stretch some to accommodate this change in size. Some breast implants may be round like a doughnut without a hole and they look natural.
Is breast augmentation surgery safe?
Breast augmentation or breast implant are considered safe and effective procedure.
Is breast augmentation being painful?
You will not feel any pain because the surgery is done under general anesthesia. After your surgery when you return home and anesthesia begins to wear off, you will likely feel soreness under armpits and around the chest area. You may feel sore for 1 week.
Benefits of breast augmentation:
You may feel more attractive and feel more confident.
You feel confident enough to embrace new opportunities.
You have improved self-esteem after breast augmentation and ability to wear new or different dresses.
After the breast augmentation surgery, breast symmetry will be improved and you may sleep better.
You may relief from nerve pain and enjoy an active life style.
Restoring breast fullness lost after pregnancy & breastfeeding.
Adding balance to better complement curvy hips
Can you breast feed with implants?
Yes, it is possible to breast feed with implants, if the incisions are under the fold of the breast or through your armpit, you should not have any problems with breast feeding.
Pre op Instruction of breast augmentation surgery:
Make sure you do not eat or drink before 8 hours prior to surgery.
Avoid smoking before surgery.
Avoid any thing strenuous that cause injury to your shoulders.
Avoid from aspirin, nicotine and other medicines that contain aspirin.
Avoid from tea and coffee before one-day prior from surgery.
Stop taking vitamin E and estrogen supplements.
Post op instructions of breast augmentation surgery:
Do not take your medications with an empty stomach.
Refrain from sleeping on your stomach after your surgery.
You may shower after one day of surgery.
Do not wear braw for at least one week after surgery.
Don’t swim and do not engage in strenuous activities.
Wear comfortable cloths and take high fibers foods that
are easy to prepare at home.