You can have breast augmentation done if you want to
- Increase the size of small or underdeveloped breasts.
- Reshape and enlarge breasts that have lost their shape and fullness after child-bearing or ageing.
- Create symmetry between breasts of differing shapes and size.
Breast Augmentation Surgery in Hyderabad: Breast Enlargement
Hospital Stay: Outpatient
Duration of Surgery: 1-2 hour
Recovery: First 24 hours, out of bed, lift arms, walking, dinner same night
Getting dressed, combing hair, eating: Day of surgery
Preparing tea, heating food: Next day
Cooking, dusting, light household work: 1 week
Driving, desk job: 1 week
Morning walk: 1 week
Treadmill/Yoga/Swimming: 1 month
Upper body weight lifting: 6 weeks
Handling the breasts: 3 weeks or more
Back to work: One week
How is it Done: The Breast Implants India is surgically placed in a pocket located inside the breast, either behind the breast tissue or the breast muscle (pectoral muscle). There are several ways in which a Breast Lift Augmentation implant can be inserted. The most common method is through an incision just under the breast in the crease where the breast meets the chest wall. This is called an inframammary incision. The incision scar is well hidden in the skin fold or bra line. The implant may also be inserted through the nipple and areola (periareolar incision), or through an incision in the armpit.
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Breast implants are high-quality medical devices made of silicone which is a biocompatible material that is used for many years in medicine. It is also used in artificial joint replacements, cardiac pacemakers, and syringes, in addition to hundreds of products that we come into contact with every day, including food, plastic products, clothing and even the furniture we sit on. Silicone is the best material because it is the least reactive, soft and durable. Long years of research and usage has proved them to be safe.
There is no evidence that breast augmentation bears any relationship to breast Cancer. All breast implants are not alike. You can choose.
Size: From less than hundred cubic centimetres to more than 500 ccs. Most common sizes are 250-400 cc.
Type: Silicon filled/ saline filled- Both the implants are safe and result oriented. Saline implants are popular in USA and silicone in Europe and India. Any type can be used depending on patient and surgeon’s preference.
Shape: Round/ teardrop: Round is used more commonly.
Brand: Many international brands are available with different costs and warranties.
5 Steps to Beautiful Breasts
STEP ONE: CONSULTATION
If you have felt conscious about your flat chest if you want to give up wearing a padded bra the first step would be to fix an appointment with Dr Priti. During your first visit, all your questions will be answered personally by her. She will ask you about your specific requirements regarding size and will examine your breasts. Also, you will be asked about your medical history and any current medications. You can see and feel the real implants and can try them inside your bra. You will also be given information brochures. You will also be prescribed a list of routine blood tests and X-ray to assess your fitness for anaesthesia.
STEP TWO: PREOPERATIVE EVALUATION
If you feel comfortable about having your breasts enlarged with implants, you can schedule a second appointment. This time you can get your test reports along with you and complete the process of choosing the correct size.
At this time you can bring along a friend, your husband or anyone else you want to. On the other hand, if you do not want to inform somebody else or if you can go ahead on your own. Preoperation consent forms are filled, and clinical pictures were taken at this point in time. After this process appointment for Breast enlargement surgery can be fixed.
STEP THREE: SURGERY
You report at the hospital on the morning of Breast enlargement surgery. Before taking you inside operation room, the implant pocket will be marked on your breasts. The operation is under general anaesthesia and is pain-free.
STEP FOUR: AFTER SURGERY
After Breast enlargement surgery there will be bandage and bra on your chest. You can drink water after 4 hours and have some snacks afterwards. You walk and have normal dinner on the same evening.
STEP FIVE: RECOVERY
You will need some assistance initially. Many women start light work in a week’s time. By the end of one month usually, you are feeling quite normal and ready to resume all normal activities. Breasts look swollen initially but usually settle down 1-3 months.
1. At what age it is safe to have breast augmentation surgery?
It is safe to have Breast Augmentation with Silicon Breast implants after 18 years of age.
2. Are Silicon breast implants safe?
Silicon breast implants are made of high-grade silicon polymer which is very compatible with the human body. Silicon breast implants are in use since 1960s and due to constant technological updates latest implants are very safe.
3. How long can implant stay in my body?
Implants can stay lifelong without causing any problems. Sometimes implants need to be changed after 10-15 years if there is leakage or implant failure.
4. What is implant leakage?
Silicon gel implants are made of Solid silicon outer shell and are filled with cohesive gel. Due to wear and tear over years thus outer shell may become weak and inner gel may protrude out. Older implants used to have thinner gel, and that leaked around the breast tissue. The modern cohesive gel is like pudding and does not run like liquid. The body forms a capsule around the implant. In the case of leakage, gel stays inside the capsule and can be removed easily without any spread in the breast or body.
5. Do implants have an expiry date? Do they need to be changed at regular intervals?
No, implants don’t have an expiry date, and they need not be changed if there is no problem. The usual life span of the implant is 10-15 years, but they can last much longer.
6. What complications can happen with breast implant surgery?
Breast implant is a safe procedure, but every surgery carries some risk. Hematoma, Seroma and Infection are some of the problems that can happen after surgery. Further treatment and surgery may be required to correct these complications. The scar can be prominent in some people and may require some treatment. In long term implant, leakage and capsular contracture may happen in some cases.
7. What is capsular contracture?
Body naturally forms a protective covering called capsule around the breast implant. Sometimes capsule can become thick and hard making breasts feel firmer than usual. This is called capsular contracture. Capsular contracture can also cause pain and loss of shape. Capsular contracture is treatable by surgery.
8. How big can my breasts become?
It is safe to not increase the breast size too drastically. The increase of one or two cup sizes is safe. Putting too big an implant may over stretch the skin and breast tissue and can look unnatural. Your doctor will recommend the safe implant size after examining you.
9. What is implant size right for me?
Implant size depends on a lot of factors. Like your height and weight, existing breast tissue, skin fold thickness on the breast and width of chest. During consultation with Dr Priti Shukla, you can show her pictures of models whose breast size is close to what you expect. The doctor will be able to tell you if that is safe for you.
10. Can I breastfeed after breast implant surgery?
Yes, breast implants do not interfere with breastfeeding, and you can safely do so.
11. Will my breasts look and feel natural after implants?
Yes, breasts will look and feel very natural if implant of the right size and quality is used.
12. What if I don’t like the implants?
Usually women are very satisfied with breast implants. But if you don’t like implants you can have them removed with a simple surgery.