Is the result of breast implant permanent?
The result of mammoplasty normally lasts for 10 to 15 years. However, in some unforeseen circumstances, it might require removal. You will have to consult with your surgeon regarding the decision.
How safe are silicone implants?
The breast implant is the most widely studied the medical device. Silicone implants are much safer than before. They are FDA-approved.
Is it necessary to maintain an ideal weight prior to the breast augmentation procedure?
Boobs size increase or decrease with weight gain or loss. One should be at a more or less stable weight to get a long term result.
Will breast implants make my boobs look fake?
The consultation with the surgeon is necessary for such a stage. The surgeon will recommend the size and shape of the implant to fit your anatomy, your skin laxity, and volume of your native breast tissue. Implants that are placed under the muscle, have a lower set profile and are made of cohesive silicone gel tend to look the most natural.
Can I massage my boobs after the augmentation surgery?
On modern surgical technique, which is less traumatic, there is no need for boobs massage after implant surgery. However, in past, all patientswere advised about post boob implant surgery massage.
What can be done if I change the mind and no longer want the augmentation after undergoing the surgery?
If you want to remove the implants in the near future, you can opt for implant removal. If you want a smaller size, you can switch to smaller implants. However, it is important to keep in mind that while removing or replacing the implants, your skin is likely to get stretched and might look different. Implant removal with a breast lift may help you to maintain the shape. Therefore, have a one-on-one consultation with the surgeon before deciding about it.
Will the nipples lose sensation after undergoing the breast augmentation?
With the selection of optimum size mammoplasty, boobs sensation is preserved, it rarely gets affected and very rarely they are lost. Most of the time in such circumstances, the sensation recovers in 6 months to 12 months.
How long does one need to wait after giving birth to have mammoplasty surgery?
It is advisable to wait for at least three months after the delivery or stopping breast-feeding to opt for the surgery. The body requires 3 months to get back to shape.
Will breastfeeding be hampered if one undergoes breast implants?
With proper selection of implant size and shape based on individual anatomy and surgical technique, breastfeeding is not a problem. It is better to have a discussion with your surgeons regarding the options available so that the implants do not damage the milk ducts.
Can pregnancy affect breast implants?
An increase and decrease in the size of one’s own breast tissue during pregnancy can affect the shape of the boobs.
What is the limitation of Breast Augmentation?
Breast augmentation does not correct severely drooping boobs. A breast lift may be required along with a mammoplasty 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.