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Do women sometimes gain weight after breast augmentation?

Do women sometimes gain weight after breast augmentation?

Breast Implant Info: Initially you will retain some fluid and swelling from the surgery. Once this has subsided you should be close to your original weight unless your diet and exercise patterns change significantly. ...Read more

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Breast Augmentation (Definition)

Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure to increase the size of the breast. It is commonly done with implants (saline or gel) or with fat transfer. There are advantages and ...Read more


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Just curious could a woman undergo a breast augmentation too, to maintain her womanly features, after the mastectomy?

Just curious could a woman undergo a breast augmentation too, to maintain her womanly features, after the mastectomy?

Absolutely!: Reconstruction after mastectomy is possible. It can be at the time of the mastectomy (immediate) or months/years after the mastectomy (delayed). Speak with your breast surgeon and ask to meet with a plastic surgeon to discuss options. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous for me to under go a rhinoplasty and breast augmentation at the same time if I'm under weight? Is the pain recovery quite tolerable?

Is it dangerous for me to under go a rhinoplasty and breast augmentation at the same time if I'm under weight? Is the pain recovery quite tolerable?

Cosmetic surgery: It is not unheard of to undergo multiple procedures on the same setting. Be sure your surgeon is board certified with expertise in these procedures. ...Read more

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Would implants be placed under the muscle during breast augmentation because of my career or lifestyle? I am a female bodybuilder and have lost much of the mass of my breasts. I would like to increase my bust size through breast augmentation, but am conce

Would implants be placed under the muscle during breast augmentation because of my career or lifestyle? I am a female bodybuilder and have lost much of the mass of my breasts. I would like to increase my bust size through breast augmentation, but am conce

Varies.: You will receive many different opinions about optimal placement of breast implants. In my opinion, sub muscular (dual plane) placement offers many advantages compared to the sub glandular position. The disadvantage of sub muscular positioning is the potential for “animation deformity”. Do your homework carefully and learn about the pros/cons/risks/complications… best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you get breast augmentation with fat instead of silicone?

Can you get breast augmentation with fat instead of silicone?

Yes: Use of your own fat tissue to transplant to the breast area has gained significant recognition in the past 5 years. It has been done in the us since the early 90s, and has improved with the addition of your own platelet concentrates to the adipose grafts. Be aware of some size of enlargement limitations in single treatment. ...Read more

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How soon after breast augmentation can I go on a vacation to hawaii?

How soon after breast augmentation can I go on a vacation to hawaii?

Be Safe: It would be best to be geographically close to your plastic surgeon for a minimum of two weeks following breast augmentation. If a problem should arise, you would want to be able to obtain treatment quickly from the surgeon who treated you as opposed to someone in a different state who doesn't know exactly what was done and how. Be conservative, especially with this investment in your health. ...Read more

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Which incision site is less painful when getting a breast augmentation?

Which incision site is less painful when getting a breast augmentation?

No real difference: We have found in our office no real difference between incisions. Patients will usually have incisional pain, and also discomfort from muscle stretch. This is usually well tolerated. Some patients may benefit from a pain pump placed in surgery. It instills numbing medicine over a few days and patients have less pain. http://www.jjrothmd.com/procedures/breast-augmentation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about regrets from getting silicone breast augmentation?

Can you tell me about regrets from getting silicone breast augmentation?

High satisfaction!: Breast augmentation clients are among the happiest patients we work with in plastic surgery. When this procedure is performed by an experienced plastic surgeon on a patient with realistic expectations, the results are almost always very positive. Problems arise when there are unrealistic expectations, the patient is doing the surgery for the wrong reason, or the physician is simply not qualified. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant right after a breast augmentation?

Can you get pregnant right after a breast augmentation?

Yes: Undergoing breast augmentation should not impact a woman's ability to get pregnant. It is important to remember that the shape of your breasts may be impacted by pregnancy. ...Read more

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Breast augmentation when is it safe to fly after a breast augmentation?

1 week: In my practice we want our patients to wait 1 week before they fly or travel. Although with restrictions, it is safe to take a fight approx 1 week after surfer and you will be a lot more comfortable at the 1 week point as well. ...Read more

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