Body contour

BREAST AUGMENTATION

THE OPERATION                                                                                             Imprimer le consentement
Augmentation of the breast volume with synthetic implants.

INDICATION
Small or emptied breasts.

COUNTER INDICATIONS
Puberty and development not yet terminated.
Short time plans for pregnancy.
Anorexia.

SURGERY (as out-patient possible)
Introduction of soft synthetic implants behind the breast glands or the pectoral muscle.
  Operation time   1-2 hours.
  Anesthesia          general or local anesthesia with twilight premedication.
  Scars                   3 possibilities: In the arm pit, in the lower breast fold or
                              at the areolar border.

POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS, UNDESIRABLE RESULTS
Hematoma.
Hypertrophic scarring.
Changed sensitivity in the nipple for several weeks.
The organism can react to the foreign body (implant) in forming fibrous tissue around it. In extreme cases this will result in a hard, deformed breast.

POSTOPERATIVE CARE
Drain removal after 24 to 48 hours.
Suture removal after some 2 weeks.
Resume work after 2 weeks.
Wear of a special bra.