Breast Augmentation

What is a Breast Augmentation?

Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure that enhances the size and shape of your breasts. It can be done for any number reasons; to enhance one’s body contour if they feel it's too small or after pregnancy when their breast volume shrinks down; this will help them to look more proportionate in comparison with other areas on their body like hips width versus thigh length.

Who is a Breast Augmentation Candidate?

Women who are looking for improvement not perfection are generally good candidates. You should be physically healthy and realistic in your expectations.

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Breast Augmentation Surgery Pre-Op and Post-Op

How do I prepare for my Breast Augmentation?

Augmentation mammaplasty is usually performed at outpatient centers. Patients can expect general anesthesia to be used in addition to local for early pain related the partial detachment of chest muscle, which lasts around 1-2 hours before they're able go home after surgery with some assistance from friends or family members driving them back and forth between their hospital stay post procedure if necessary.

What happens during a Breast Augmentation?

Breast augmentation can be done in two different ways: either as an outpatient procedure, using local anesthesia to numb the area around your incision site; or when you need surgery immediately after birth (inpatient). There are many types of breast implants available - silicone gel-filled ones used most often fall under this classification due to their natural look and ability not to produce any significant protrusion on top. The type chosen will depend largely upon several factors like how large they want each implant (volume), whether there's cavity left behind by removed tissue which needs filling up again etc.
The surgery usually takes 2 to 3 hours to complete. Stitches are used to close the incisions, which may also be taped for greater support. A bandage may also be applied to help with healing.

What is the Breast Augmentation Recovery Process?

You should be up and around within 48 hours of your surgery. Most discomfort can be controlled by doctor-prescribed pain medication, although some women may require an external bra until their surgical bandages are removed in about two weeks time. You will likely experience a burning sensation at the nipples for about two weeks after which it should subside as bruising fades away or goes away completely depending on how fast you heal from this procedure; however stitch removal takes longer than healing does.