WHAT IS BREAST AUGMENTATION WITH PROSTHESIS?
Breast Augmentation (Breast Augmentation- Breast Prosthesis, Silicone Breast Aesthetics) is the process of enlarging a small-sized breast by placing silicone prosthesis in a pocket created under breast tissue. If you are not satisfied with the size of your breasts, breast augmentation is an ideal option for you. With breast augmentation operation;
It can give your breasts fullness and resilience,
It can make it balanced with your body structure,
You can regain your self-esteem.
AM I A SUITABLE CANDIDATE FOR BREAST AUGMENTATION?
One or more of the following conditions are indicators that you may be a suitable candidate for breast augmentation.
If you think your breasts are too small,
When you wear clothes that wrap around your body, if the chest is too big for you,
If you feel shy when you wear a bathing suit or bikini.
After having a child, your breasts got smaller and deformed,When you lose weight, if the shape and size of your breasts have changed.
If one of them is smaller than the other, you are a suitable candidate for breast augmentation.
SELECTION OF ANAESTHESIA METHODS
In order to make you feel more comfortable, you are given some medications during the operation. Either general anesthesia is applied or sedatives given intravenously are used. Your doctor will offer you the best option.
WHAT ARE THE STEPS FOR APPLICATION ?
If the breast is small but there is significant sagging at the nipple and skin, breast augmentation surgery is performed withbreastlifting. It is an operation that directly affects the psychosocial status of the person who directly affects the quality of life.
ENTRY POINT FOR INSERTION OF PROSTHESIS
Surgery can be performed with 3 different incisions. The current approach is to place silicone around the nipple, which leaves no mark. 3-4 cm long scar remains in these areas during surgery performed at the fold under the breast or under the armpit. In Nipplereconstruction surgery, a surgeon will use skin from the breast or another part of the body to rebuild the nipple on top of the breast mound. They will try to build the new nipple to match the size, shape, and color of the original one.
DETERMINING THE MOST SUITABLE LOCATION FOR A BREAST PROSTHESIS
The size and shape of the breast you want to have after the operation is very important. Therefore, you should be honest when talking to your doctor and express your expectations clearly.
Your chest structure, skin elasticity and body shape are the most important points when deciding on the shape and size of the prosthesis.
WHERE WILL THE BREAST PROSTHESIS PLACE ?
After opening the entrance, breast prosthesis;
What if it’s under the chest muscle?
Or directly under the tissue above the chest muscle.
Or first half can be placed under the muscle and second half under the breast tissue.
The location of the prosthesis depends on the size of the breast prosthesis, the size of the breast the patient imagines, the body shape and the opinions of your doctor.
When closing entry point for the prosthesis, the stitches are sewn under the breast tissue and disappear over time. The results of breast augmentation are instantaneous. Over time, the swelling goes down and the scar disappears.
WHAT SHOULD I PREPARE FOR BREAST AUGMENTATION OPERATION?
If you are addicted to smoking, you will be asked to quit smoking before the operation. Since aspirin and vitamins increase bleeding, you should not take these medications before the operation. Your doctor will also tell you the rules you must follow before the operation. Since you receive general anesthesia after breast augmentation, it is sufficient to stay in hospital for one night.
You can stand up on the same day after the operation. You can also wear a supporting bra. Your doctor will probably tell you that you’re on the third floor of the operation. After 7 days you will be allowed to take a bath. All the swelling will disappear within a month. Breast augmentation is a moderately difficult operation. In general, patients are discharged on the same day and can return to work after 3-4 days. The first day after the operation may be troublesome.
HERE ARE THE SITUATIONS YOU SHOULD BE AWARE OF AFTER THE OPERATION?
After the operation, you may feel stiffness and pain in your chest area for 2-5 days. You can wear and take off any clothes you want in a few days. You can wear the bra in a few days. You may feel slight stiffness and sensitivity in your chest, and temporary bruises may occur on the skin. You may have difficulty lifting your arms. Do not raise your arms, lift heavy loads or avoid physical activities that will force your arms. Some swellings and discolorations may occur. However, this situation is temporary. Swelling usually disappears within a month.
WHEN CAN I RETURN TO MY DAILY ACTIVITIES AFTER BREAST AUGMENTATION OPERATION?
It will take you a few days to return to your daily activities after the operation. After the operation, it is very important that you get up and walk around for your recovery process. After the breast operation, you can get back to work in a few days, depending on where you work.