Breast augmentation is one of the most preferred plastic surgeries. For women, the breast being properly structured and breast size being sufficient is very important both visually and sexually.
Who Are Eligible For Breast Augmentation?
Individuals with a congenital small breast volume, with a loss in the breast volume due to breastfeeding or weight gain and losing and mild sagging are suitable for breast augmentation. However, the candidates who are thinking of the operation after they stop breastfeeding should wait about 6-9 months for the mammary glands to resume. The age limit for breast augmentation surgery is 18 years. However, in cases where there is a problem of asymmetry or structurally a single breast is not developed, breast augmentation may be performed before 18 years of age.
Breast Size and Prosthesis Selection
The physician and the patient must decide together on the volume of the prosthesis to be placed. The person’s body structure, breast width and volume, nipple position are important factors for this decision. If there is a problem of asymmetry between the two breasts, the right and left breasts will need to have different volumes of prosthesis. It is possible to see the 3D estimated image of the prosthesis to be placed on your breast with the 3D VECTRA device.
2 types of prostheses as saline and silicone are used. Silicone prostheses, which are more natural in terms of appearance and durable are breast implants with silicone gel content. As a result of the measurements made and the patients’ expectations, the surgeon will guide the patient for the right choice. Prostheses can be used on the muscles or under the muscles according to the body structure of the person. Asymmetric prostheses are used when asymmetry is in question.
Will there be a scar after breast augmentation?
Breast prostheses can be placed through under the armpit, navel hole, nipple circumference and under-breast groove. The most preferred locations are the nipple circumference and the under-breast groove. If the operation is performed in these regions, the scars will not be seen. When the prosthesis is inserted through the under-breast groove, the milk channels are not damaged and the risk of infection, bleeding is minimal.
The Stages of the Operation
Breast augmentation is performed under general anesthesia and lasts an average of 1 hour. After the operation, hospitalization is required for 1 night. Daily activities can be done after 3-4 days. Special bra must be used for 1 month.
If the breast prosthesis is not deformed, there is no need to change it. However, prosthesis changes can be made for the breasts that are affected by gravity and that lose the appearance of their first day after years.
How Breast Augmentation is Performed Without Breast Prosthesis?
Augmentation process can be made in persons who want a mild plumpness together with fat injection and who do not have very serious asymmetry problems. However, as the injected fat melts over time, the result will not give the effect of the prosthesis.
Breasts growing especially as a result of breastfeeding and weight gain sometimes give a lot of difficult to women. Because of the large breasts, the bra straps create pressure on the shoulders, back pain is caused due to large breasts, it becomes difficult to find suitable clothes, and redness and rashes occur under the breast. With breast reduction surgery, women get rid of these complaints and have better looking breasts.
Who Are Eligible For Breast Reduction?
All women who are uncomfortable with their big breasts are suitable for this operation. Breastfeeding women may have breast reduction surgery approximately 6-9 months after breastfeeding has ended.
What Processes Can be Performed with Breast Reduction Surgery?
Together with breast growth, the problem of sagging also occurs. In such a case, breast lifting is done along with reduction. While the breasts are being reduced, nipples that grow together with the breast can also be reduced.
What Are the Breast Reduction Methods?
There are two types of breast reduction. There is a technique called Vertical Scar, extending from the nipple to underneath the breast, and the reverse T technique which is made with the incisions extending from the nipple circumference, from the nipple downwards and extending through the under-breast groove.
What are the Stages of the Operation?
Breast reduction surgery is performed under general anesthesia and lasts about 3 hours. 1 night hospitalization is required. Daily activities can be performed 3-4 days after surgery. Special bras must be used for 1 month. The patient should not lift heavy things for 1 month, avoid forcing movements, she should not reach out high and lie on her breasts.
There are marked scars immediately after the operation. But over time, these scars will become less visible.
Will Breasts Get Enlarged Again After Breast Reduction Surgery?
As long as there is no breastfeeding and weight gain after the operation, and if the appropriate bras are used, your breasts will keep their shape for many years.
Breast lift surgery is the most effective method for breasts that lose their upright position after pregnancy, lactation and weight loss. While it is sometimes sufficient to erect the breast, sometimes it is necessary to support the operation with a breast prosthesis.
In the preliminary examination before the operation, the physician informs the patient in detail about the method she needs.
Breast lift surgery is one of the procedures that provides satisfaction most after the operation. Patients are extremely happy after surgery.