Breast Augmentation and Reduction are commonly performed procedures for beautification of female breast. A large number of women request augmentation of the breast worldwide.
- How is Breast Augmentation performed?
Breast augmentation or enhancement can be performed with implants or fat grafting. Most commonly it is performed with silicone breast implants. These are round or oval shaped structures which are placed under the breast through a small incision.
- Who can benefit from Breast Augmentation?
All females who have small or underdeveloped breasts or in whom the breast volume is small as compared to the skin envelop can benefit from breast augmentation.
- What is the downtime of Breast Augmentation?
It takes a weak to go to routine daily work after breast surgery. We advise that exercise should be commenced about one month after the surgery.
- Who can benefit from Breast Reduction?
Sometimes the size of the breast is excessively large to such an extent that it causes neck pain or pressure of bra straps over the shoulders lead to degenerative changes in the cervical spine. In such cases, breast reduction surgery reduces the weight and size of the breast in addition to aesthetically improving the shape of breast.
- What is the downtime of breast reduction surgery?
Breast reduction surgery takes 2 to 3 weeks for the patient to return to daily activities.
- What are the side effects of breast surgery?
Usually pain, bleeding and bruising are the common side effects. Rarely infection or blood collection can occur after breast augmentation which might need some intervention.
- What is the cost of breast surgery?
Cost varies. The final cost is determined by the type and extent of surgery required.