Breast augmentation, also known as mammoplasty, is a surgery performed to increase the size of the breasts. It involves placing breast implants under the breast tissue or chest muscles. For some women, breast augmentation is a way to improve their confidence. For others, it is part of breast reconstruction due to various medical conditions.
Breast augmentation may help improve your appearance if you feel that your breasts are small or that one breast is smaller than the other. Suppose this affects the way you dress or the type of bra you need to improve the asymmetry between them. Even if you don’t feel good about your figure, breast augmentation is a procedure that contributes to improving your body and confidence.
Breast augmentation is a surgery that helps to improve the size and shape of a woman’s breast in the following situations: to enhance the silhouette of a woman who thinks her breasts are too small, to correct breast reduction that occurs after some pregnancies, to correct a difference in size between both breasts, as a reconstructive procedure after breast surgery for different causes.
It is possible to increase the size of the breast one or several sizes by inserting a prosthesis under the breast.
Who is a good candidate for Breast Augmentation?
You know if you are a good candidate for Breast Augmentation if you can agree to the following:
- The patient is not happy with the size and shape of the breasts.
- Your Breasts are flat, asymmetric, or present a lack of cleavage and volume.
- You are a healthy patient with no active infections, Breast Cancer History, or major illness.
- The patient should understand that consuming big amounts of alcohol and nicotine may cause additional complications and delay the healing process.
- The patient should have a realistic expectation of the result and discuss implant options with the surgeon.
Do not hesitate to ask any questions you may have, especially those related to your expectations about the results.
Our specialists will give you instructions on preparing for surgery, including rules about food and fluid intake, smoking, or taking or suppressing medications, vitamins, and iron supplements. Breast augmentation does not require a blood transfusion during surgery. Instead, we use general anesthesia for all of our procedures.
Who is the ideal candidate?
Ideal candidates for breast surgery are healthy, emotionally stable individuals who understand the results after surgery. Many women desire augmentation after pregnancy or breastfeeding that has left the breast empty and sagging. Although there is no risk that augmentation will alter future pregnancies, you should know that the breasts may sag somewhat again after a new pregnancy.
It would be best if you were mentally and physically prepared.
Before undergoing breast augmentation, you need to prepare yourself mentally and physically. You should take care of your body and have your home ready not to have to worry about anything after surgery. After the surgery, you will need to relax and rest to have a better recovery. Therefore, you should make every effort to buy everything you need and make sure everything is ready.