Breast augmentation

تكبير الثدي Breast augmentation
It is a surgical procedure by which the breast is enlarged by placing an implant under the breast tissue or chest muscles, thereby increasing breast size
• To restore the breast after its complete or partial removal.
• To improve and enlarge small sized breasts.
• To equalize differences in breast sizes.

Boost your confidence

The surgeon will discuss the size and type of implants that are most suitable for you, before choosing a breast augmentation procedure, discuss with your surgeon what you would like to get from this procedure and the results you expect. The method used today in breast augmentation surgery is based on silicone implants. It is a material that is extracted from the element silicon. This material has been shown to be the most successful in simulating the natural texture of the breast, so it is widely used.
1. Consult a plastic surgeon about your preferences for the size, feel and appearance of your breasts.
2. The surgeon will describe specific types of Implants, wither smooth or textured, round or tear drop shaped. Surgical placement of the implant will also be discussed with you as well as surgical method options.
3. Your surgeon will discuss the most appropriate size and type of implant for you.
4. Discuss with your surgeon your expectations, what you would like to get from this procedure, and its outcome.
5. You will be requested to do a breast Ultrasound or mammogram before tour surgery
6 Consult the doctor regarding medications that must be stopped before surgery (especially Roaccutaine and oral contraceptive pills.
7. Fasting 8 hours before surgery
8. Avoid taking aspirin or other medications that may increase bleeding
9. Stop smoking 4 weeks before the surgery
1. Breast implants will not prevent sagging of your breasts. To correct sagging breasts, you may have breast lift surgery in addition to breast augmentation.
2. Breast implants may affect breastfeeding. Some women are able to breastfeed successfully after breast augmentation, but for others breastfeeding is a challenge.
3. Breast implants should match the shape and size of the body, because huge implants may cause neck and back pain, undesirable form.
4. Your breasts will continue to age after the augmentation. Gaining or losing weight may also change the shape of your breasts. If you become unhappy with the appearance of your breasts, you may need an adjustment process to correct these problems.

Surgery day

1. The surgeon makes one incision either in the fold under the breast. under the arm (axillary). or around the areola.
2. After opening the incision, the surgeon separates the breast tissue from the chest muscle and connective tissue, creating an anterior or posterior front or outermost muscle of the chest wall (the pectoralis muscle).
3. The surgeon inserts the implant into this pocket and places it in the middle behind the nipple.
4. When the implant is in place, the surgeon closes the incision – usually with stitches (sutures) – and places a bandage with surgical tape over it.
5. Breast augmentation surgery usually takes about an hour and a half and most breast augmentation is done under general anesthesia

Postoperative instructions

1. You may go home the same day and the procedure rarely requires a hospital stay.
2. You may experience pain and swelling that may persist for a few days after the surgery.
1. You may go home the same day and the procedure rarely requires a hospital stay.
2. You may experience pain and swelling that may persist for a few days after the surgery.
3. Bruising is also possible. The scars are expected to fade over time, but they will not disappear completely.
4. You will be required to wear a pressure garment to support the implants.
5. The surgeon may prescribe pain relievers.
6. There is no need to remove the sutures as they dissolve with time.
7. It takes about a week to recover after undergoing this surgery.
8. You can return to full exercise 6 weeks after surgery.

When to contact my surgeon after surgery

1. If you notice a feeling of warmth and redness in the breast or if you have a fever.
2. If you feel shortness of breath or chest pain.
3. Hardening around the transplanted area.
4. Change in the sensitivity of the breasts and nipples.
5. A problem with the size of the breasts, the size may increase undesirably, or the size of the breasts differs from each other, causing one to increase in size from the other.
6. Bleeding
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