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Everything you need to know about breast augmentation

Atención, la fecha de publicación de este artículo es 20-02-2015. Su contenido puede haber quedado desactualizado.

Everything you need to know about breast augmentation

Breast augmentation is one of the most requested surgical procedures at this moment in time. Women want to feel comfortable with their body but it is very important to put yourself in the hands of reputable surgeons, and that the implants of maximum quality guaranteed.

You must know that breasts are composed of fatty tissue, glandular tissue, milk ducts, blood vessels, nerves and lymphatics, all covered over by skin. Found behind the breast pectorals major muscle. A breast implant can be placed partially under or over this muscle, depending on the thickness of your breast and its ability to adequately cover the breast implant.

Breast implants have a silicone shell filled with a cohesive silicone gel or a saline solution. Depending on the desired result this form can be either round or teardrop shaped.

The quality of implants can be noticed in the texture of the implant which will ultimately affect its conservation and the barrier used to prevent the spread of the silicone.

Before surgery medical tests need to be carried out so that the doctor knows the patients state of health. The surgeon also needs to be very clear about the desired result as decisions such as the implant position, surgical incisions and placement options all vary depending on patient preferences.

Postoperatively it is most likely for the patient to have to wear dressing around the breasts and to use a surgical bra during the recovery period. However considering that every woman is different, it is important to carefully follow the specific instructions given to you by your doctor.

For the rest of your life if you choose to undergo any clinical examination in that area or need to have any type of surgery it is incredibly important to make you doctor aware that you have breast implants in place.


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