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What You Need to Know About Breast Enlargement Surgery

Breast enlargement surgery is an elective procedure that can enhance the shape and increase the size of a woman’s breasts. Also referred to as breast augmentation surgery, the procedure seeks to accentuate the contours of a woman’s body. An enhanced physique can help to boost an individual’s confidence by addressing the issues that make them self conscious about their appearance. Breast enlargement surgery can also be effective at addressing other issues that women might experience, such as volume loss after pregnancy and a difference in the size of a woman’s breasts. 

What Happens During Surgery?

During breast enlargement surgery, implants are inserted behind each breast through a small incision that is made in the fold of the breast. The implants increase the size and improve the shape of the breasts according to the patient’s wishes. Implants are designed to be extremely durable and they consist of silicone shells that are filled with a silicone gel. The surgery is normally completed within two hours and patients will be able to return home on the same day. Although this procedure poses minimal risk it is still important to prepare yourself mentally and physically for the procedure. Your surgeon will advise you as to the steps you need to follow before your surgery takes place, as well as what to avoid before and after surgery. Good physical health is of the utmost importance, and patients who live a healthy life will be more likely to be eligible candidates for surgery.

What to Expect After Surgery

It is important to discuss the results of breast enlargement surgery with your surgeon to ensure that you have realistic expectations of the outcome. It can take up to 8 weeks to completely recover from the surgery and swelling could persist for weeks after the procedure. This means that it will take quite a while before you can see the actual results of the surgery. Patients will receive medication to mediate any pain and physical activity should be avoided for up to a month after surgery.

Centurion Cosmetic Clinic is dedicated to helping our patients improve their lives. We offer a variety of elective surgical procedures for women and men. Feel free to browse our website for details on all of the services we offer or contact us today to book an appointment with one of our qualified surgeons.

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