Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation, also known as augmentation mammoplasty, is a surgical procedure designed to enhance the size and shape of the breasts, resulting in a more balanced and proportionate silhouette. Whether seeking to increase breast volume, improve symmetry, or restore lost fullness, breast augmentation offers a safe and effective solution for achieving the desired aesthetic goals. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore everything you need to know about breast augmentation, including its benefits, procedure, recovery, and more.

What is Breast Augmentation?

Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure aimed at enhancing the size, shape, and contour of the breasts. It involves the placement of implants or the transfer of fat from other areas of the body to achieve the desired breast volume and projection. Breast augmentation can address various concerns, including small breast size, asymmetry, or loss of breast volume due to pregnancy, weight loss, or aging.

Benefits of Breast Augmentation:

Breast augmentation offers numerous benefits for individuals seeking to enhance their breast appearance, including:

  • Increased breast size and fullness.
  • Improved breast symmetry and proportion.
  • Enhanced cleavage and breast contour.
  • Restored breast volume following pregnancy, breastfeeding, or weight loss.
  • Boosted self-confidence and body image.
  • Customizable options for implant size, shape, and material to achieve personalized results.

Who is a Good Candidate?

Ideal candidates for breast augmentation are individuals who:

  • Are dissatisfied with the size, shape, or symmetry of their breasts.
  • Have realistic expectations about the outcomes of the procedure.
  • Are in good overall health and do not have any contraindications to surgery.
  • Have fully developed breasts and stable body weight.
  • Desire a long-term solution for enhancing breast appearance and are committed to maintaining their results through proper post-operative care.

How is the Breast Augmentation Procedure Done?

The breast augmentation procedure involves the following steps:

  1. Consultation: The patient meets with Rejuuvmed surgeon to discuss their aesthetic goals, medical history, and surgical options for breast augmentation.
  2. Implant selection: The patient and Rejuuvmed surgeon collaborate to choose the appropriate implant size, shape, and material based on their desired outcome and anatomical considerations.
  3. Surgical approach: Rejuuvmed surgeon performs breast augmentation using one of several surgical techniques, including inframammary incision (under the breast crease), periareolar incision (around the areola), or transaxillary incision (in the armpit).
  4. Implant placement: The chosen implants are inserted either behind the breast tissue (subglandular placement) or behind the chest muscle (submuscular placement) to achieve the desired breast projection and contour.
  5. Closure: Once the implants are positioned correctly, the incisions are meticulously closed with sutures or surgical tape, leaving behind minimal scarring that fades over time.

Recovery Time:

Recovery following breast augmentation varies depending on the surgical technique used and individual healing factors. Generally, patients can expect:

  • Swelling, bruising, and mild discomfort for the first week after surgery, which can be managed with prescribed pain medications and cold compresses.
  • Instructions for post-operative care, including wearing a supportive bra, avoiding strenuous activities, and attending follow-up appointments with Rejuuvmed surgeon.
  • Return to work and light activities within one to two weeks, with full healing and resolution of swelling occurring over several months

Risk Factors:

While breast augmentation is considered safe when performed by a qualified and experienced Rejuuvmed surgeon, potential risks and complications may include:

  • Bleeding, infection, or adverse reaction to anesthesia.
  • Capsular contracture (scar tissue formation around the implant).
  • Implant rupture or leakage.
  • Changes in nipple sensation or breast shape.
  • Implant displacement or malposition.
  • Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), a rare form of cancer associated with textured implants.

Breast augmentation offers a transformative solution for individuals seeking to enhance their breast appearance and achieve a more balanced and proportionate silhouette. If you’re considering breast augmentation, consult with a board-certified Rejuuvmed surgeon to discuss your options and develop a personalized treatment plan. With its customizable options and long-lasting results, breast augmentation can help you achieve the beautiful, natural-looking breasts you desire and enhance your overall confidence and self-image.

Before and After Surgery

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