What is Breast Augmentation?
Breast augmentation often called as mammoplasty involves alteration of the shape and/or size of a woman’s breasts. It is only a two hour surgical process under local or general anesthesia involving the insertion of silicon shell, filled with either gel or salt water.
Breast Augmentation- Procedure
The breast augmentation procedure involves prior medical examinations including mammography. Pre surgery mammography is required for future references and comparisons. Also the medical history or any of the past ailments needs to be clearly discussed with the medical practitioner. Usually physically healthy woman seeking for physical appeal go for such a surgery.
As far as the procedural part is concerned there are least chances of complications but the one associated with augmentation mammoplasty are as:
• Minor hardening of the breasts.
• Increased sensitivity of the nipples
• Breakage of the breast implants.
• Excessive bleeding
• Infection around the implant.
Most of the breast augmentation procedures are complication free and women lead a normal life after. The patient is allowed to do the normal activities within a few days of the surgery.