Breast Enlargement otherwise known as Breast Augmentation (Augmentation Mammaplasty) is one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures available today. Although no cosmetic surgery procedure is totally risk free, breast enlargement surgery has evolved to carry minimal risk for patients.
|- Choosing the right cosmetic surgery clinic
- Beautiful breast enlargement
- What Breast Surgery Will not accomplish
- Is breast implant surgery for me?
- What will happen at my free Consultation?
- Preparing for your Breast Surgery
- Some possible risks associated with breast surgery
- Breast Surgery Recovery
Cosmetic surgery is a huge step for anyone and involves preparation. The primary and most significant decision to be made is by selecting a trustworthy and reputable cosmetic surgeon. Cosmetic Surgery Care only mention or refer to reputable and trustworthy cosmetic surgeons.
Most people choose to embark upon breast enlargement surgery due to being dissatisfied with their breast size. Breast augmentation surgery is a possible choice to consider if this is the case.
Breast augmentation can:
* Improve the shape and appearance of your breasts
* Give your breasts more perk and projection
* Help improve the overall shape and balance of your body figure
* Help enhance your self confidence and self image, for an all round improved you
The breast enlargement surgery procedure involves using implants to acquire your desired shape, size and fullness of breast, or to help restore any breast size that has been lost since any weight reduction or from breast feeding and pregnancy.
Breast implants may also be used in reconstructive breast surgery, after an injury or breast mastectomy.
Breast augmentation will not offer 100% in correcting severely drooping breasts. If you wish your breasts to be lifted due to sagging and look more full, then you may need to think about getting a free consultation to talk about getting a breast lift. It may be that you will want to combine both the breast lift surgery and the breast enlargement surgery. Your Cosmetic surgery consultant will be able to discuss these or any other possibilities with you on the phone or on the day of your free consultation.
Breast lifting can often be done at the same time as breast augmentation surgery, or it may require a separate operation. Each cosmetic surgery operation is unique and different possibilities may be appropriate for one person, but not another.
Breast enlargement surgery (augmentation) is a very personalised procedure. You should be considering embarking on breast surgery to please or benefit yourself and not to please and fulfil the hopes and dreams of somebody else. Breast surgery can be a good option for you, if:
* You are physically healthy
* Emotionally stable
* You have realistic expectations
* Your breasts are fully developed
* You are bothered by the feeling that your breasts are too small
* You are dissatisfied with your breasts losing shape and volume after pregnancy, weight loss, or with aging
* Your breasts vary in size or shape
* One or both breasts failed to develop normally
The achievement of a safe and successful breast enlargement procedure will require a great deal co-operation, honesty and openness to any suggestion from the patient coordinator or the cosmetic surgeon, that may be in way of benefiting you before, during and after the breast enlargement procedure. During your free consultation with a patient co ordinator or an experienced cosmetic surgeon, you’ll be asked various questions regarding your health, lifestyle and needs.
The reason why you require breast surgery, What you are expecting from the breast enlargement surgery
- Advise the cosmetic surgeon on any medical conditions you may have
- Any medication you are currently on, i.e. vitamins, Weight loss supplements
- Any information on a previous cosmetic surgery procedure may be required
- Any health implications through a family history, i.e. breast cancer
During your preparation for Breast Surgery, you may be asked to get a medical check, preferably by your GP to ensure that the go ahead is ok.
You may also be required to take specific medication, adjust your medication intake or stop smoking.
You may also be advised to stop taking aspirin, any anti-inflammatory medication and herbal supplements which may otherwise result in increased bleeding.
Be sure to get help for someone to drive you to the cosmetic surgery clinic on the day of your surgery, and then back home from surgery. it may also be wise to have someone stay with you for one or two nights following surgery.
The decision to have breast enlargement surgery is totally a personal one, and the decision will need to be made, if the benefits required to achieve your goal will outweigh the risks, and any possible complications.
Some of the risks of breast enlargement surgery may include;
Scarring, regular bleeding, an infection, a change of feeling senses in the nipple area, may be permanent or temporary.
Implant leakage or a rupture, wrinkling of the skin over the implant and possible blood clots.
It is also wise to note that breast implants do not affect the health of your breasts.
After your breast enlargement surgery you will require some well needed recovery time. You will be required to do nothing foe usually 48 hours, post surgery. You will then be required to drastically reduce the amount of usual activity you carry out. You will likely experience soreness and swelling for a few weeks post breast enlargement surgery.
You may begin to exercise and regain normal activity at the discretion of your cosmetic surgeon. As time passes by, the swelling from the cosmetic surgery will decrease and the cosmetic surgery incision lines will fade.
Both before and after your surgery, you will be briefed on how to care for your breasts correctly, how and when to take orally or apply the medication in order to aid the healing process and reduce the risk of any infection. You will also be briefed on when to revisit your cosmetic surgeon for a follow up meeting.
If you have any doubts, be sure to ask your cosmetic surgeon specific questions about what you can expect during your recovery period, as everyone's recovery period is different.
Some possible questions you may wish to ask may include:
Where you will be taken after the breast enlargement surgery is finished?
What medication you will need to take/prescribed after the breast surgery?
Will you have dressings and bandages after the surgery, and if so when will they be removed?
Will the stitches be removed? If so when?
When can I go back to normal day activity and exercise?
How long before you return to the surgery for your follow-up care?
Be sure to monitor your health. Any shortness of breath, irregular heart beats or unusual chest pains, and you will need to contact your GP immediately. Should there be any complications, you may be required to have additional treatment.
The practice of medicine and surgery is not an exact science. Although good results are expected, there is no guarantee. In some situations, it may not be possible to achieve optimal results with a single surgical procedure and another surgery may be necessary.
Following the instruction of your cosmetic surgeon is the most important part to receiving a successful breast enlargement procedure. Remember that it is vital that any surgical incisions are not open to excessive motion, heavy force or friction during the healing process.
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