Breast augmentation is a surgery without major complications usually performed on an outpatient basis (without hospitalization) and lasts approximately one to two hours, but it all depends on the complexity of the operation and the size that the patient wishes to achieve. With local anesthesia, the patient can go home the same day. But if surgery was performed under general anesthesia, the patient should spend a day in hospital under the supervision of a surgeon. Only after 24 hours she may return home to continue the recovery.
Due to improvements in medicine together with the experience accumulated over the years, the duration of the operation is getting shorter and it in most cases it is performed on an outpatient basis. Breast surgery is becoming safer and safer and the quality of the implants is getting better, avoiding the risks of rupture or leakage and allowing a natural adaptation of the breasts.
Breast augmentation surgery lasts approximately one to two hours, but it all depends on the complexity of the operation and the size that the patient wishes to achieve.
Before surgery, in order to last not more than two hours, the patient has various medical tests done to check her general physical health and to make sure it is advisable for her to undergo a surgical intervention. At the same time, with these tests done, possible complications during surgery are discarded.
It is one of the most common cosmetic surgeries all over the world. In fact, the demand for breast surgery, whether it is augmentation or reduction, is more than 50% of all cosmetic surgeries performed in the country, followed by liposuction and abdominoplasty (tummy tuck). It has not been greatly affected even by the economic crisis, because the demand for this type of operation has remained almost the same over the past four years experiencing slight declines. Undoubtedly, the recommendations of the patients who have undergone surgery was the best guarantee for increased demand for this type of surgery.