1-2 hours are usually needed for a breast augmentation. Time requirements can, of course, vary between unique situations.
Outpatient.You are kept in the Center Till are normal(4-6 Hours).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In the case of breast augmentation, anesthesia of choice is usually general anesthesia.
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:
- Breast Lift
- Tummy Tuck
Mammoplasty. Breast Enhancement. Breast Enlargement. Implants. Boob Job (slang).