Breast augmentation is a plastic surgery that helps in increasing breast size. In this surgery breast implants are placed under the breast tissue or chest muscles.
WHY BREAST AUGMENTATION?
Breast augmentation for some women helps in making them feel more confident. For others, it involves rebuilding parts of the breast for various reasons.
There are other reasons why it might help you :
WHAT HAPPENS DURING BREAST AUGMENTATION SURGERY?
This plastic surgery is done in a surgical centre or outpatient facility. It hardly requires a stay in the hospital. Mainly, general anaesthesia is given and in rare cases, local anaesthesia is given during surgery.
During the procedure, your surgeon would make a single cut in the crease under your breast, around the breast nipple or under your axilla. Depending upon the implantation. After making the incision the breast tissue from the muscles and connective tissue from the chest are separated. This creates a pocket either in front of the muscle wall or behind it. The implants are then inserted and the incision is closed after that.
There are two types of implants that are being used- saline implants (inserted empty and later filled with sterile salt water) and silicone implants (pre-filled with silicone gel).
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE SURGERY?
After the procedure soreness and swelling might be felt for a few weeks. Also, you might be prescribed with medications for pain and scars. They go with time.
While you heal, your surgeon may recommend you to wear a sports bra or wear a compression bandage for extra support and positioning of breast implants. For the next few weeks after surgery, you might be asked to not undergo any stressful physical activity.
This surgery improves your breast shape and size. Keeping things realistic, weight change or increase might change the shape of the breast. So, maintaining a stable weight is important.
CHOOSING A SURGEON
While undergoing this plastic surgery, it is important to discuss openly everything with him. You need to tell your plastic surgeon the preferences for size, feel and appearance of your breast. Depending on your preferences, he would describe the type of implants needed.
Dr. Harkirandeep Singh has experience of about 6 years and has a high satisfaction rate for this surgery. Without any inhibitions, you can discuss your needs with him and he’ll have your back always.