Breast augmentation — also known as augmentation mammoplasty — is surgery to increase breast size. It involves placing breast implants under the breast tissue or chest muscles.
For some women, breast augmentation is a way to feel more confident. For others, it's part of rebuilding the breast for various conditions.
If you're considering breast augmentation, talk to a plastic surgeon. Make sure you understand what surgery involves, including possible risks, complications, and follow-up care.
What is the process after breast augmentation, what should be done?
Operation and recovery duration after breast augmentation can be different for individuals. The recovery period after the operation depends on the surgical method, expertise of the doctor and how careful is the patient for post-op care. Patients must follow these steps after the surgery
Patients must avoid lifting heavy loads, intensive sports, and activities that require power for at least one month after the surgery.
Patients must wear a sports bra for one week after the surgery. This way, your breasts will shape easily.
Patients must avoid lying on their back or front after the surgery. It is recommended to sleep on your side for about 10 days. You need to wait for 2 months to lie on your back.
Oedema, swelling, and rash are normal for a short period after the surgery. These symptoms will disappear on their own in a few days.
Patients must wait for 3-4 days to go back to work after surgery.