Aesthetic augmentation mammoplasty (placement of breast prostheses) improves the shape, volume and consistency of the breasts through the correct placement of silicone implants. Since many patients want this procedure because they are dissatisfied with the size of their breasts, this intervention can improve self-esteem and confidence.
Women with very small breasts who want more volume, women who want to correct breast reduction after breastfeeding, or women who want to balance the difference in size between the breasts.
During the evaluation, the size of the implant is chosen, taking care that it is the most appropriate according to your height, weight and body structure.
The mammoplasty is performed under general anesthesia with the help of an anesthesiologist.
The procedure lasts one to two hours, is ambulatory and does not require hospitalization. Recovery is quick, with minimal discomfort. You can resume your activities quickly.
The most common procedure is the insertion of medical grade silicone implants through an incision in the groove or crease below the breast or around the areola. After the incision is made, a kind of pocket is made delimiting the space where the implant will be, it can be under the gland or under the muscle.
During recovery you must wear a special bra 24 hours a day for thirty days. You should not raise your arms above the shoulder line to avoid displacement of the implant. Afterwards, you should avoid carrying heavy things, more than 10 kilos. It is not necessary to be lying down and in absolute rest.
Hospitalization: 1 night or outpatient
Surgery Time: 1 – 2 hours
Resting Time: 7 – 15 days