This surgery (also known as breast enlargement) increases the size of the breasts through the insertion of silicon or saline implants. There are many types of breast implants available on the market today, and that’s why it can be difficult for a plastic surgeon’s office to quote any sort of price without seeing you in person.
For the sake of understanding your breast augmentation options, there are three main factors your surgeon will consider before performing a breast enlargement surgery
- Your body type
- Your desired cup size (post surgery)
- The look or shape you’d like to have
A good plastic surgeon will emphasize realistic results and help you choose a shape and size that is safe and healthy for your height and frame. They will also explain how each type of implant–from silicon to saline, round to tear drop, smooth to textured will affect your surgery’s outcome and the pros and cons associated with each one.
Typical Minimum Cost of Breast Augmentation:
USA cost: USD$ 2,232, INDIA cost : INR 1,25,000
Time Required for Breast Augmentation:
1-2 hours are usually needed for a breast augmentation. Time requirements can, of course, vary between unique situations.
Is Breast Augmentation an InPatient or OutPatient Procedure?
Outpatient.You are kept in the Center Till are normal(4-6 Hours)
What are the Side Effects of this surgery ?
Breast augmentation side effects can include temporary discomfort, bruising, soreness, swelling, and/or skin wrinkling; temporary change in nipple sensation and altered mammography; temporarily excessive breast sensitivity.
How Long do Breast Augmentation results last?
The results should be long lasting, but may change with pregnancy, weight fluctuation, and aging, creating the need for replacement of your breast implants. This is precisely why it’s important to choose an experienced surgeon who can give you the best results possible the first time around to ensure the longest results possible.
What is the recovery time for Breast Augmentation?
After this surgery:
Day 1 – 7 Post surgery, you will wear a position-supporting bra.
Day 3 If you have a job that is not physically demanding, you can generally return to work a few days after surgery.
Day 7 – 12 Sutures can usually be removed about 7-12 days after surgery
Please Note**At least 3 weeks should be given after surgery before any aerobic activity is attempted.
Will my insurance company cover Breast Augmentation?
If the surgery is being performed out of necessity, usually in conjunction with post-cancer breast reconstruction, insurance may cover it. But because of the cosmetic nature of a breast augmentation, insurance most often does not apply to this procedure.
Is there much discomfort for Breast Augmentation?
Augmentation pain and discomfort is usually quite tolerable, often lasting for just a few days, but can depend on the extent of surgery, how it is performed, and the anesthesia that is utilized. All good topics to bring up during your consultation. As a general rule, standard breast augmentation procedures require less recovery time compared to breast lifts with augmentation.
Before surgery, ask your plastic surgeon what he or she prescribes for pain management. The first day or two after surgery, it is not uncommon for a prescription pain medication to be used, The best thing a patient can do for herself post breast augmentation surgery is to listen to her surgeon’s post-care instructions and make sure to get plenty of rest.
What types of anesthesia is necessary for Breast Augmentation?
In the case of breast augmentation, anesthesia of choice is usually general anesthesia.
What else can I combine Breast Augmentation with?
While still considered surgery, breast augmentation is generally a less invasive plastic surgery procedure, allowing for other cosmetic procedures to be performed in conjunction with breast enlargement. Some of the most popular procedures combined with breast augmentation are:
What else is Breast Augmentation referred to as?
Mammoplasty. Breast Enhancement. Breast Enlargement. Implants. Boob Job (slang).