Breast enlargement procedure
Breast augmentation (breast enlargement) is the most popular cosmetic surgery worldwide. There are many reasons why women choose the procedure, in majority of cases: after loosing a significant amount of weight some women observe losing a cup size; post-pregnancy and breast feeding result in lose of skin elasticity and cup size; ageing prices causes looser skin also in the area of breast. To sum up feeling dissatisfied with the size and shape of breasts, feeling unwomanly and sometimes without self-esteem with current look of their breasts many women decide to undergo breast enlargement.
Implant can be filled with saline or silicone. Saline implants have a tendency to leak and implants made of saline are harder and more perceptible. Silicone implants can be filled with liquid or cohesive gel silicone. Silicone implants are considered as safer and more durable (it is possible to chose a brand of implants which gives lifelong guarantee for their implants). There are many sizes of implants and a few shapes of them. The most popular are round or teardrop (so called anatomical) implants.
It is always a good idea to make a final decision about the size and the shape of implants together with a plastic surgeon. Well chosen implants should be invisible and perceptible as natural breasts. Breast enlargement takes about 90 minutes and is performed under general anaesthesia. During the surgery a surgeon inserts and properly places earlier chosen type of implant.
There are 3 common incisions performed: in the crease under the breast, around the areola or in the armpit. From oncological point of view the best incision is the one performed under the breast as it does not harm the breast gland so in the future a women has an opportunity to breast feed.
Depending on how much skin tissue a patient has on her chest, an implant can be placed either under the muscle or under the gland.
the surgery a patient should stay in the clinic at least 2 nights. It
should be enough to remove drains after that time. During first week a
patient feels pain and discomfort which can be controlled by
painkillers. During first 6 weeks it is necessary to wear a special
bra. Some surgeons recommend also wearing a special band above the
breasts. Depending on the surgeon there can be soluble or dissoluble
stitches (dissoluble stitches should be removed after 12 days). In case
of office workers 1 week of work leave is recommended whereas in case
of manual workers 2 weeks of work leave are recommended. It
is normal for the swelling to take even up to a few weeks. Some
patients experience also a loss of sensitivity in their nipples, this
is temporary. Scars will be pink up to a few months, about 3 weeks
after the surgery incision should be treated with a special ointments
that help to heal the scars and make them whiten.
Each surgery caries the risks. In case of breast enlargement there is a risk of bruising, swelling, difference in nipple sensation, bleeding, infection or capsular contracture. All risks connected with undergoing the surgery should be discussed with your surgeon during direct assessment.
Breast augmentation helps woman to feel womanly again, confident, sexy and restores lost self-esteem.
Our clinic does not use sillicon PIP implants.
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