More and more women are opting for cosmetic breast
Options for breast enhancement include saline and silicone implants. These implants are placed through incisions placed underneath the breasts, around the areola or through the armpit. Your breasts will be covered with gauze bandages following breast implant surgery. Drainage tubes may be placed at the incision for several to drain off any fluid that forms in the area. The chest will feel heavy for several days following the surgery. Bruising, swelling and soreness are common. Cold compresses and ice packs can help reduce the swelling. The chest muscles will slowly stretch to accommodate the implants. Care after Breast Augmentation Surgery Post-operative care should focus on preventing risks and complications such as infection, internal bleeding, fluid accumulation, delayed wound healing, capsular contracture or implant collapse, and so on. Adhering to the following will make recovery easier: Recovery after cosmetic breast surgery varies among patient to patient and depends upon the implant technique and the site of placement. Following your surgeon's instruction carefully will help ensure quicker and easier healing. It is also important to remember that relaxation and rest are an important part of recovering after breast augmentation surgery.