Work leave after breast augmentation surgery

A very common concern, which women who decide to take the step to increase their breasts think about, is related to their work and the possibility of getting a sick leave. In relation to this concern would be interesting to know the following: We must make it clear that cosmetic surgery is still “surgery”. The … Continue reading “Work leave after breast augmentation surgery”

Risks, problems and complications of breast augmentation

Breast enhancement surgery is a safe procedure as long as it is performed by doctor who is qualified and experienced. However, as with any surgery, there can always be complications or associated risk. Although they are quite rare cases, it is important that the patient be aware that unfortunate cases such as rotation or breast … Continue reading “Risks, problems and complications of breast augmentation”

What is capsular contracture?

There are possible complications from the surgery itself as infections, bruising, problems with cicatrization, bleeding and there is another complication derived exclusively from breast implant placement as capsular contracture. Capsular contracture or encapsulation of the implant is the main concern in some patients who want to undergo breast augmentation surgery. It is a complication that … Continue reading “What is capsular contracture?”

Can I have breast surgery if I have a family history of breast cancer?

Women who are interested in undergoing breast augmentation surgery but have serious doubts because there is a history of women with breast cancer in their family, should know that the intervention does not increase the risk of developing it in the future. Patients with this family history can increase their breast with prostheses but should … Continue reading “Can I have breast surgery if I have a family history of breast cancer?”

Pre-operative period for breast augmentation

The purpose of a breast augmentation surgery is to achieve an increase in breast size and to keep the right proportion according to the woman’s size, as well as her constitution and to try to respect the patient’s wishes. In short, the purpose of these interventions is to significantly improve the woman’s figure, helping her … Continue reading “Pre-operative period for breast augmentation”

Pain after breast augmentation surgery

During breast augmentation surgery, if the implant is placed in front of the pectoral muscle discomfort will be minimal and the patient can return to their daily activities within a few hours of the operation. But if the implant is placed behind the muscle it can lead to chest pain which will need to be … Continue reading “Pain after breast augmentation surgery”

Prices of breast augmentation

There are numerous factors that influence the price of breast augmentation and some of them do not have an objective measure such as the experience or skills of the surgeon. These factors which determine how much a breast augmentation are following: The quality of the implants used as the price of breast augmentation can vary … Continue reading “Prices of breast augmentation”

Wrinkled or rippling breasts

The word rippling comes from the verb “to ripple” which means undulate or wave. In this case, the term is used to describe the appearance of wrinkles, folds or corrugations in the prosthesis after breast augmentation. A few months or years after breast augmentation surgery some patients experience very unaesthetic wrinkles on their breasts called … Continue reading “Wrinkled or rippling breasts”

Massage to increase the breast

Rotary or circular type massage for breast augmentation Before performing any type of massage for breast enlargement it is recommended to warm your hands a little to make the contact more pleasant. The massage should always be started in a clockwise direction for about five minutes and once completed start again in the opposite direction. … Continue reading “Massage to increase the breast”

History of breast augmentation surgery

The history of breast augmentation and its regulation is starring the manufacturers of these devices and the Food and Drug Administration of the United States (FDA for its acronym in English). But there are other ‘actors’ in this story such as legal experts, the media, Wall Street, public interest groups, Congress and undoubtedly medical specialists in … Continue reading “History of breast augmentation surgery”