Breast Implants Dallas

Implants Dallas

Even though there are women who want to reduce the size of their breasts, the overwhelming majority wants the opposite, to increase them and the most sought after and successful option enlarging breasts is with the use of breast implants. This surgical procedure can achieve an increase in breast size and improve the shape of the breasts. While in the past decade the effects were somewhat unpleasant and relatively high risk, today, thanks to advances in plastic surgery and the development of prosthesis, this breast enlarging procedure is much easier and virtually safe. Many women choose each day to increase their breast size and in some cases do a "breast lift" as well to achieve a firmer more youthful appearance.

During your consultation with the plastic surgeon, he /she will explain in detail the issues involved in a breast implant operation, the care, and things to take into consideration. If you want to breastfeed in the future, you should tell your doctor at this point because it will affect the surgical procedure. You must also inform the doctor of allergies, illnesses, medications, previous operations, so that the surgeon can get a clear overview of your health and define the type of procedure, as well as care before and after a breast implant surgery.

The surgery to place breast implants usually last between one and two hours, not counting the preparation of the patient and the recovery period. There are different techniques to place the implants with the breast cavity. One is to make the incision in the breast fold or base; you can also make the cut around the nipple and even up through the navel (in some cases of saline implants). Then the plastic surgeon creates a pocket to hold the implant under the skin or under the muscle.

When you go home after breast implant surgery, rest and limit your activities for at least 10 days. Rest with your head a little higher up for three to five days. Your doctor will probably recommend using a special bra or compression garment for you to wear during the recovery period. It is also advisable not to drive a car the first 15 days after surgery, no heavy lifting and avoid sudden movements. You should also refrain from direct sun exposure.

You should follow-up with your doctor after a breast augmentation surgery and have regular check-ups to avoid complications with your breast implants. Follow-ups with your surgeon can be anywhere from 6 month and up to a year after your surgery.

Types and Sizes of Implants

There are a variety of prostheses or breast implants on the market allowing women to choose the size and shape as desired, according to its structure or personal preference. When making your choice, take into account issues such as soft touch, the form taken in various poses, anatomy, and even your lifestyle and activity.

Silicone or Saline

There is much discussion about breast implants regarding the materials and technology used. Between silicone implants or saline implants, there are important differences. Saline implants have their advantages; in the rare event of a rupture the saline dissolves easily and safely in the body, but can also form "ripples" that can be seen outside the breast. Silicone implants are now very strong and give the most “natural” look and feel, but must be renewed after a few years to prevent ruptures.

Side Effects

While this is a relatively simple operation. The breast augmentation surgery, like all surgery, has some risks, even though the probability of occurrence is very low. Among the complications that may occur and could lead to additional treatment or a prolonged recovery process, are infections, leaking implants, problems with breastfeeding or obstruction when having a mammogram, which usually require special procedures.

*As with any cosmetic surgery procedure, it is recommended to seek the advice of a professionally trained and experienced surgeon. Information provided is for general info. does not guarantee that this article is accurate or complete, and is not responsible for any actions resulting from the use of this information.

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