There is nothing more deeply personal to a woman than her breasts. If you are not happy with the shape or size of your breasts, it’s difficult to feel right about your body and your self esteem may suffer. But you don’t have to put up with disappointment or even embarrassment any longer.
A number of wonderfully effective cosmetic surgeries either augmentation mammoplasty, or reduction mammoplasty are now available and more and more women are having their breasts reshaped in order to look the way they want to.
Augmentation mammoplasty or breast Augmentation
Breast augmentation is a cosmetic surgery procedure that increases the size of a woman’s breasts. A silicone implant placed under the breast tissue or under the chest muscle, increasing the size of the breast.. Augmentation can dramatically improve the appearance of a woman’s breasts, enhancing the size and improving the the shape to create a fuller and entirely natural look.
What are the Types, Shapes & Sizes of implants?
A variety of implants made of a silicone shell filled either with silicone gel or saline or both are available to achieve this. The shape and size of the implants vary according to the expectations of the patient.
Who is the best candidate for a breast augmentation?
Ideal candidates for breast augmentation may be women who wish to increase the size of their breasts for a number of reasons including:
Women who feel their breast size is too small or disproportionate to their body.
Women who have developed uneven breasts and would like to achieve symmetry.
Women who have lost a large amount of weight and their breasts have shrunken.
How is a breast augmentation surgery performed?
Breast augmentation is typically performed under general anesthesia. Anesthesia medications will be administered prior to surgery. The implant is inserted through the incision in the crease between the breast and chest called inframammary fold and is placed behind the breast tissue or under the chest muscle.
What is the recovery time for breast augmentation?
The recovery period after breast augmentation surgery may take two or three weeks. All dressings will be removed on seventh after surgery and patients may resume normal activities, but should avoid heavy lifting. Initially there will be some discomfort and swelling, but this subsides quickly. Most residual swelling will resolve within a month. You will have to wear a surgical bra or a support bra for a few weeks.
What are the risks associated with breast silicon implant?
There is no evidence that breast implants will cause cancer, affect fertility, pregnancy or your ability to nurse.