Breast Augmentation

Breasts have been considered as integral part of a woman’s beauty all over the world. Thus, breast augmentation is one of the most performed aesthetic surgeries all over the world in order to balance the breasts or augment them. One of the reasons for this operation being so frequently preferred is that it makes a change in the appearance of women and increase their self-esteem. Implants placed right behind the breast tissue can double or triple the size of the breasts. If the patient has sagging breasts and she wants her breasts to be bigger, breast augmentation surgery can be accompanied by breast lift.

How is breast augmentation surgery administered?

Today, the most preferred and reliable method is augmenting breasts by using implants. Pre-operative, the expectation of the patient is discussed during the examination, breast tissue is evaluated and then type and size of the implant, the place of the implant and incision as well as suitability of the patient are decided accordingly. During breast augmentation surgery, incisions may be made on 3 different locations: along the inframammary line, under the nipple or on the armpit line.

What happens after the breast augmentation surgery?

Post-operative, you can be discharged from the hospital on the very same day or stay in the hospital overnight based on your physician’s decision. You can move on your daily routine or work in a few days. It is advised to abstain from physical activities and not to raise your arms up on the first days after the operation.

Can I get pregnant and breastfeed after breast augmentation surgery?

Breast implants do not constitute an impediment for breastfeeding or getting pregnant. However, in order to complete the healing process, the patient is advised not to get pregnant within six months after the surgery.

Will I experience loss of sense on my nipple after breast augmentation?

Loss of sense or hypersensitivity felt right after the breast augmentation surgery turns to normal in a few months. It is unlikely to experience a permanent loss of sense.