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Dr. Joseph Mele
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Breast Enlargement Surgery (Overview)

Or augmentation mammoplasty ("boob job") involves placement of saline-filled or silicone gel implants behind the breast or the pectoralis muscle via one of several incision choices. Fat grafting is controversial and may cause calcifications that can interfere with the mammographic detection of breast cancers. Implants placed by an abps-certified plastic surgeon are the best and safest way to go!


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Is breast enlargement surgery painful?

Is breast enlargement surgery painful?

Post Op Pain: Breast surgery is generally well tolerated and pain can be controlled with oral pain medications for a few days post op. ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph Mele
92 doctors shared insights

Breast Enlargement Surgery (Overview)

Or augmentation mammoplasty ("boob job") involves placement of saline-filled or silicone gel implants behind the breast or the pectoralis muscle via one of several incision choices. Fat grafting is controversial and may cause calcifications that can interfere with the mammographic detection of breast cancers. Implants placed by an abps-certified plastic surgeon are the best and safest way to go!


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Is breast enlargement surgery very painful?

Is breast enlargement surgery very painful?

Mildly: Fear of the unknown is the greatest impediment to women undergoing breast augmentation. Implants placed under the pectorals major muscle will result in very sore muscles for a few days. Implants placed on top of the muscle will cause much less discomfort. Overall, the soreness is tolerable, temporary, and overshadowed by the beautiful result of the surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik Dr. Placik
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Physical rehabilitation (Tip)

Physical rehabilitation

Surgery may be the best remedy for you but rehab is key. ...See more

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Diagnosing Breast Lumps (Checklist)

Do a breast self exam after your period ends
monthly
Check daily in shower after soaping up
daily
Learn the architecture of your breasts by repetition
once
Observe skin around nipples
once
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How much is breast enlargement surgery in asia?

Contact an Asian : Surgeon & ask.Surgery abroad may save money unless there's a complication, in which case you'll spend more. ...Read more

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When is breast enlargement surgery okay to have?

When is breast enlargement surgery okay to have?

Now, if . . .: Once breast growth is stable (for young women), and if your general health is good and you are not pregnant or breast-feeding, you can undergo breast augmentation. If you have had major weight loss or breast skin sag after pregnancy, you may also need a breast lift. Don't do this for anyone but yourself, and see an abps-certified plastic surgeon experienced in breast augmentation. ...Read more

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Physical rehabilitation (Tip)

Physical rehabilitation

The key to healing, from a major surgery, is great nutrition. ...See more

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How old when you get your breast enlargement surgery?

How old when you get your breast enlargement surgery?

All ages!: Under 18 requires both parental consent and a patient that has a legitimate need for surgery and has completed her breast growth. Certain congenital deformities would qualify, but rarely is cosmetic augmentation done before age 18. After that, any age is appropriate for the informed and consenting patient, right up until the 60's and even a few in their "young 70's.". ...Read more

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When is it necessary to get a breast enlargement surgery?

Never: It is never necessary to get breast enlargement. It is your choice. Breast enlargements are done for reconstruction following cancer resections, create symmetry for unequal breast size, help with sagging breasts, and cosmetic enhancements. None of these are necessary and are elective. ...Read more

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Dr. Zahid Niazi Dr. Niazi
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Physical rehabilitation (Tip)

Physical rehabilitation

Move it, move it - post surgery/injury. Best outcome. ...See more

Breasts Enlarged (Definition)

Premenstrual swelling and tenderness of both breasts occurs during the second half ...Read more