Numerous women prefer breast augmentation surgery to increase breast size or achieve a fuller shape. One of the most preferred aesthetic applications of women today is breast augmentation surgery.

The breast implant is inserted through a small incision in the natural curvature of the breast and closed with melted sutures. This procedure, which is performed under general anesthesia, takes about one to two hours.

 

There are two types of breast implants:

Drop (anatomical) implant and 

Round implant.

 

The physician gives the type of implant to be used with the patient. Generally, a round implant is preferred in women who want to look fuller in the décolleté. The implant is placed under the muscle or under the breast tissue according to the patient’s desired results. In general, subcutaneous implant is preferred in those who want a more natural appearance and patients with weak skin.

A woman who wants to have breast augmentation surgery should have completed her breast development.

 

In which cases should breast augmentation surgery be performed?

  • If the breasts are small compared to the body contours
  • When the breast structure shrinks after pregnancy (in some cases, sagging in the breast area is combined with a breast lift operation)
  • Sometimes the breast sizes are not equal to each other, in these cases this operation is performed to ensure equality.
  • In the case of breast cancer, it can be performed after Tumor surgery.

 

Is anesthesia applied?

Breast augmentation surgery is performed under general anesthesia.

 

How long does it take?

Breast augmentation operations take an average of one to two hours.

 

Are breast prostheses safe?

Breast prostheses do not cause any disease or cancer. The prostheses used are FDA approved.

 

Where is the breast prosthesis placed?

There are 4 different areas for placing the prostheses. These are armpit, nipple circumference, nipple and navel incisions.

 

How is the size of the prosthesis decided?

Decision is given by considering the patient’s height as well as shoulder and body structure.

 

Can it be understood that the breast has silicone?

Prosthesis and surgical techniques developed recently have a very close look to natural organs.

 

How long is the life of the breast prosthesis?

They are for lifetime in line with the definition of breast prosthesis manufacturers.

 

Can I go to sauna and solarium?

You should not go the solarium and sauna for 6 to 8 weeks after breast augmentation.

 

Does sagging of the breast improve with prosthesis?

If the sagging is small, it can be corrected by using prosthesis and if the sagging is more, it is combined with the breast lift operation.

 

Will the breast prosthesis burst?

It does not burst except in very severe situations such as traffic accidents and stabbing.

 

Are there any problems during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

There is no problem in breastfeeding or pregnancy with breast prosthesis.

 

Can breast augmentation and breast lift surgery be performed simultaneously?

Yes, both breast surgeries can be performed at the same time.