Breast augmentation is a procedure performed to add volume and aesthetic appearance to the breast by using implants. Breast size may be smaller than normal due to genetic factors, pregnancy or sudden weight loss. This can lead to a loss of self-confidence by causing a person to dislike himself. The breast implant should be of a size that does not impair body integrity, taking into account factors such as weight and height. With the preliminary examination, your doctor plans the operation process in line with your request.
How is Breast Augmentation Surgery Performed?
For breast augmentation surgery, a detailed physical examination is performed first. After describing your dream breast appearance to your doctor, a drawing is performed for surgery in the breast area. Your doctor will both consider your request and determine the most accurate implant size by evaluating your body mass index. The operation phase is as follows;
The patient is put to sleep with general anesthesia.
A small incision is made under the breast.
A breast implant is placed through the opened incision.
After the implant is positioned correctly, the incision is sutured carefully so as not to disturb the aesthetic appearance.
The process takes about 1-2 hours.
After breast augmentation surgery, the patient is dressed in a bra-shaped corset.
What is the Process After Breast Lift Surgery?
A corset is used for at least 1 month to support the breast shape after breast lift surgery.
You can return to daily life two weeks after breast lift surgery.
It is necessary not to lift heavy for the first 2 months and to stay away from sports activities for 6-8 weeks.
Depending on the structure of the skin, sagging of the breast may occur over the years. This can be controlled by factors such as weight control, sports and nutrition.
In Which Situations Is Breast Augmentation Surgery Performed?
Women who think their breasts are small may need breast augmentation surgery to correct the disproportionate body contours.
Breast lift surgery may be needed in cases such as sagging breasts after pregnancy.
In case the breasts are not symmetrical, breast augmentation surgery can be performed to equalize the breast size.
In cases such as breast cancer, congenital absence of breasts, surgery can be performed to reconstruct the breast.
Breast surgery can be performed if breast prostheses wear out or lose their properties due to medical or cosmetic reasons.
What are Breast Implant Types?
Breast prostheses used for breast augmentation may differ in shape, content and surface structure. Silicone nozzles are divided into two as drop and round in terms of shape. It contains silicone or saline in terms of content. In terms of surface structure, it is divided into two as rough or flat surfaces. In breast surgery, breast augmentation can be performed by placing the fat taken from the body's own fat tissue, other than the breast prosthesis, into the breast tissue.
What Should Be Considered After Breast Surgery?
Pain or swelling may persist for several weeks after breast surgery. Bruising may be seen. Scars appear to decrease over time, but may not completely disappear.
You should use a corset for at least 1 month to support breast prostheses after surgery.
You can return to your working life a few weeks after the surgery.
You can use painkillers given by your doctor for post-operative pain control.
You should definitely see your doctor against the risk of infection in case of fever or redness in the chest after the surgery.