Breast Augmentation Surgery by NPCLC in kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktpur in Nepal
What is Breast Augmentation Surgery?
Breast augmentation also known as breast aug or boob job involves breast implants or fat transfer to increase the size of your breasts.
Why is Breast Augmentation Surgery done?
Breast Augmentation Surgery is done to restore breast volume after weight reduction or pregnancy. It is also done to achieve more rounded breast shape or to improve natural breast size asymmetry.
What can breast surgery do & what it cannot do ?
- Increase fullness and projection of your breasts.
- Improve the balance of breast and hip contours.
- Enhance your self-image and self-confidence.
Can’t Do :
- Breast augmentation does not correct severely drooping breasts. A breast lift may be required along with a breast augmentation for sagging breasts to look fuller and lifted. Breast lifting can often be done at the same time as your augmentation or may require a separate operation. Your plastic surgeon will assist you in making this decision.
Who are the good candidates for Breast Augmentation Surgery?
Breast Augmentation Surgery is a personal procedure and it is very important that you yourself decide to undergo this procedure.
You are a candidate for Breast Augmentation Surgery if :
- You are physically healthy and you aren’t pregnant or breastfeeding
- You have realistic expectations
- Your breasts are fully developed
- You are bothered by the feeling that your breasts are too small
- You are dissatisfied with your breasts losing shape and volume after pregnancy, weight loss or with aging
- You are unhappy with the upper part of your breast appearing “empty”
- Your breasts are asymmetrical
- One or both breasts failed to develop normally or have an elongated shape.
Who should not consider Breast Augmentation Surgery?
Breast Augmentation Surgery is a personal procedure and it is very important that you yourself decide to undergo this procedure. You should not do it for someone else even if they are paying for it.
You should not undergo Breast Augmentation Surgery if:
- You are physically unhealthy.
- You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
- Your breasts are not fully developed.
What are the possible risk and complication of Breast Augmentation Surgery?
Decision to undergo Breast Augmentation procedure is deeply personal and you should weigh the potential benefits in achieving your goals with the risk and complication of Breast Augmentation procedure. Only you can make that decision.
Possible Breast Augmentation Surgery risks include :
- Anesthesia risks
- Changes in nipple or breast sensation
- Poor scarring
- Wrong or faulty position of the implant
- Implant leakage or rupture
- The formation of tight scar tissue around the implant (capsular contracture)
- Fluid accumulation (seroma)
- Wrinkling of the skin over the implant
- Persistent pain
- Possibility of revision surgery
What about Breast Implant Safety?
- Breast implants are not guaranteed to last a lifetime and future surgery may be required to replace one or both implants
- Pregnancy, weight loss and menopause may influence the appearance of augmented breasts over the course of your lifetime
- Breast augmentation requires regular examinations of your breasts’ health and to evaluate the condition of your breast implants.
How should I prepare for Breast Augmentation Surgery?
For the preparation of Breast Augmentation surgery:
- Get a blood test
- Take certain medications or adjust your current medications
- Stop smoking
- Avoid taking aspirin and certain anti-inflammatory drugs as they can increase bleeding
- Stop taking recreational drugs, such as cocaine.
Breast Augmentation Surgery should be performed by board certified Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon. It is advised to be done in accredited hospitals, if your Breast Augmentation Surgery is performed in outpatient basis arrange for someone to drive you to and from surgery and followup sessions.
What to expect and what to do after Breast Augmentation Surgery for a speedy recovery?
- After the Breast Augmentation Surgery your breasts will be wrapped in gauze dressings and an elastic bandage or support bra will minimise swelling and support the breasts as they heal.
- Before leaving, you will be given specific postoperative instructions for your breast implant recovery and a follow-up appointment with your plastic surgeon. You may also receive medications or a prescription. Your prescribed medications may include pain pills and an antibiotic to prevent infection.
- Wear your support garment around the clock as instructed by Plastic and cosmetic surgeon. Keep up your followup schedules in timely manner. It is possible to bleed into the pockets around the breast implants for the first several days, take it easy until you have permission to increase your activity level.
- Acute pain typically subsides after one to five days, but you may experience soreness and swelling for a few weeks. Resume exercise and normal activity according to your plastic surgeon’s directions.