BREAST AUGMENTATION (SLICONE PROSTHESIS)
This surgery, as the name suggests, is the process of reaching the ideal size, shape and position or removing asymmetry in cases where the breast sizes are small compared to the patient’s body measurements.
Breast augmentation surgery; It is an operation performed under general anesthesia under operating room conditions. Measuring and drawing operations are performed while standing or sitting before the operation. Afterwards, 4-5 cm from the planned locations (around the nipple, groove under the breast). The length of the incision is made. Pre-determined shape (round / anatomical-drop, etc.) to the pocket prepared under the mammary gland tissue (subglandular) or under the breast muscle (subpectoral / submuscular), volume, envelope structure (rough / flat), content (isotonic, silicon gel, Silicone prosthesis is placed in the features of cohesive gel, etc.) At the end of the operation, a drain can be placed in the patient to prevent blood or fluid from collecting under the cut line. Depending on the amount of fluid collected from these drains, drains are drawn in an average of 24-72 hours.
It is a surgery that takes 1-1.5 hours under normal conditions. It can be done alone, or it can be performed with breast lift (mastopexy) surgery in people with low nipple.
Since it is a procedure performed under general anesthesia, patients are generally kept under observation in the hospital for 1 day. It is appropriate to rest for the first week when the trunk is in high position (with multiple pillows).
It is recommended that you do not step on the prostheses for the first month, and do not compress the prostheses for different reasons. Again, immediately after the operation, the sports bra will be dressed and it is important to continue this for a month.
It is highly recommended that you do not smoke early in the postoperative period, as smoking may impair the wound healing potential.
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