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Breast Prosthesis

Breast ProsthesisThe patient's expectations and the reasons for different sizes must be very well studied before breast augmentation surgery. For example, enlargement of very small breasts, starting from an early age may not be possible in a single operation.

Breast implants are used only to enlarge the breast.

There are two types of breast prostheses:
  1. Inside a saline-filled silicone
  2. Inside a gel-filled silicone

The outer shell of both prostheses is composed of the same silicon material.

Breast augmentation surgery very well be identified before the patient's expectation. In addition, different quantities and the reasons may be inspected. For example, very small breasts, so much enlarged from an early age may not be possible in a single operation.

The patient's expectations and the reasons for different sizes must be very well studied before breast augmentation surgery. For example, enlargement of very small breasts, starting from an early age may not be possible in a single operation.

Because the skin is able to stretch to a certain extent. Before surgery mammographic examinations of the patient should be performed. After the decision of breast augmentation a detailed interview is performed with the patient. The risks of surgery are explained to the patient. In addition, smoking should be stopped 10 days before the surgery. Silicone prosthesis does not prevent breastfeeding and pregnancy.

Prosthesis is not placed into the breast tissue but is laid back of breast tissue, so it does not harm breast tissue. Incision for the placement of breast prostheses is made around the nipple or under the line around the nipples. If both are not applicable then incision is made through armpit.

After breast augmentation surgery, there may be a feeling of tiredness for three days. Surgery is performed under general anesthesia. Bra corset is used for 6 or 8 weeks. There may be a burning sensation around the chest for two weeks. Sutures are removed within 10 days. Pink stitching is visible about six weeks then they slowly whiten.


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