Breasts are one of the main organs of a women body and psychologically its beauty can help boost self-esteem. For this reason breast augmentation is one of the first ranks of cosmetic surgeries in the world.
Increasing breast size = Breast Prostheses
Lifting breasts= Mastopexy
Decreasing breast size= Mammoplasty
Breast Prostheses: It is used to change the size, shape, and contour of a person’s breast.
It can be done for those who:
- Have small breasts
- Have uneven breasts
- Need reconstruction after removing tumor tissue in mastectomy for breast cancer.
Permanent silicone prosthesis (gel) will be implant in upper and lower portion of chest muscles.
Surgeon will place the prosthesis through one of the three incisions 1. Underneath the arm, known as the transaxillary incision. 2. Under the breast, known as the inframammary incision 3. Around the nipple (areola), known as the periareolar incision.
This surgery is done through general anesthesia and in case of good general health there is no need to stay over in hospital.
After the surgery you might have inflammation or slight pain which be resolved if you use a post-surgery bra and pain killers.