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How soon can I wear a bathing suit after breast augmentation?

How soon can I wear a bathing suit after breast augmentation?

A few days: Short answer: whenever it is comfortable. The incisions will seal in 48 hours so you can get them wet after that. I usually advise my patients not to wear underwire bras for 2-3 weeks because they are not comfortable, but other than that, you can wear a swimsuit whenever it is comfortable after augmentation. ...Read more

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Anything dropped in a fluid filled compartment is said to be bathing. The most common is the human body in a tub, but you can bathe your arm or leg at certain times (and your pets). Food soaked in savory fluid is also said to be bathing (such as bathing rama ...Read more


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How quickly can you wear a bathing suit after breast augmentation?

How quickly can you wear a bathing suit after breast augmentation?

Wear or share?: You could conceivably wear a bathing suit in recovery but I presume that is not what you really mean which I believe is to share the benefits of your procedure, swim and tan, etc. Those are several other issues and may vary from 1 week to several weeks and are effected by implant pocket, size, lift, constriction, asymmetry, incisions, bathing suit design, skin tension, complexion, muscle release, . ...Read more

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How long after breast augmentation surgery can someone wear a bathing suit?

2 weeks for beach: Wearing a bathing suit you can do a few days after surgery... However, if you want to go to the beach or the pool, I recommend my patients to wait approximately 2 weeks. ...Read more

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How long after breast augmentation surgery can you normally wear a bathing suit in public?

How long after breast augmentation surgery can you normally wear a bathing suit in public?

It varies: It depends on the amount of swelling and pain you are experiencing. Most patients can feel comfortable in a week or two in their swim wear. ...Read more

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How long should I wear an elastic band after breast augmentation surgery to help my implands drop?

How long should I wear an elastic band after breast augmentation surgery to help my implands drop?

3wks 24x7 then noc?: I usually have my patients where this band for 3 weeks on a continual basis 24x7 and then switch to nightly wear for an additional 3 weeks if they remain high riding. I have an instructional video on youtube:
http://m.Youtube. Com/watch? V=gwndv66zgxy

for these exercises as well as an app "placik protocol". ...Read more

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I did a breast Augmentation 3 years ago under the muscle. Is it safe to wear a push up bra?

I did a breast Augmentation 3 years ago under the muscle. Is it safe to wear a push up bra?

Yes: At this point it should not be a concern. I encourage you to remain in contact with the surgeon who performed the surgery. ...Read more

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What size implant is recommended for my a cup breast augmentation? I wear an a cup and want to balance out my larger hips with a larger chest. Should I try out different sizes so that I can decide if a c or d cup is going to be best for me? Do the doctors

What size implant is recommended for my a cup breast augmentation? I wear an a cup and want to balance out my larger hips with a larger chest. Should I try out different sizes so that I can decide if a c or d cup is going to be best for me? Do the doctors

Cup sizes: Cup size is a measurements used for bras it is measured around your back and the widest part of your breasts usually the middle.
You can go to a department store and get sized but this will vary from 1 store to another. Surgeons use exact and precise volume measured in cc. Trying on different sizers is one of the best methods to get an idea of what volume you should get with a surgeons input. ...Read more

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Are there long term consequences to breast augmentation surgery?

Are there long term consequences to breast augmentation surgery?

Yes: You will have positive self pride feelings as well as the obvious physical changes. You should be prepared to receive compliments and increased attention in your physical appearance for awhile. ...Read more

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Planning to have breast augmentation, do I also have to have a mastopexy?

Planning to have breast augmentation, do I also have to have a mastopexy?

Have to? No... But.: If you are choosing to have breast augmentation because your breasts have "deflated" after child-bearing and breast feeding, AND there is a lot of drooping, it may be a good idea. Breast augmentation puts a saline or silicone filled balloon under your breast or muscle. If you have a lot of drooping, that balloon will droop down too!!! A mastopexy lifts the breast up to a more youthful position. ...Read more

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Why is it that there are no marks left after breast augmentation surgery done?

Why is it that there are no marks left after breast augmentation surgery done?

Depends: Whether or not there is a scar visible on the breast after breast augmentation surgery will depend on where the incision is placed during the procedure. Sometimes scars are located in the axillary area, infra mammary fold area, umbilical area, or under the areola. ...Read more

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If I'm planning to have breast augmentation, is it required that I also have a mastopexy?

If I'm planning to have breast augmentation, is it required that I also have a mastopexy?

Depends…: Seek consultation with board-certified plastic surgeons who can demonstrate significant experience achieving the types of outcomes you would be pleased with. What type of breast operation will best achieve your goals will depend largely on your physical examination and personal goals. If you are presenting with breasts that are sitting low on your chest wall, mastopexy surgery may be indicated. ...Read more

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Will your nipples feel funny after breast augmentation?

Will your nipples feel funny after breast augmentation?

Maybe: Sometimes the nipples will be too sensitive for a while, and occasionally they will be less sensitive. Permanent changes in sensation are rare but possible. ...Read more

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Are there scars left post breast augmentation procedures?

Are there scars left post breast augmentation procedures?

Yes: There is always going to be a scar after a surgical procedure. How a scar heals and fades is unique to each person, and can take up to a year. Scars for a breast augmentation can be hidden in the breast fold (underneath the breast), around the areola (dark skin around the nipple), or in the armpit. ...Read more

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Can breast augmentation be done as an outpatient in day surgery?

Can breast augmentation be done as an outpatient in day surgery?

Yes: Most breast augmenations are done as outpatient. No overnight stay is necessary assuming no complications during surgery. ...Read more

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What happens if you get pregnant right after breast augmentation?

What happens if you get pregnant right after breast augmentation?

Pregnancy after aug: Although it is not at all dangerous to get pregnant right after breast implant surgery, it may alter the final result. It is possible that once all of the pregnancy/nursing-related changes have passed, that there could be more sagging or loose skin. Another concern might be the ability to nurse. Breast surgery can also interfere with the ability to nurse, but this is rare. ...Read more

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How dangerous is it to get breast augmentation / reduction surgery?

How dangerous is it to get breast augmentation / reduction surgery?

Low risk: Although any surgery has inherent risks, including the risks of anesthesia, breast reduction and breast augmentation are both very common and safe surgeries. You should have a thorough history and physical exam before any surgery to ensure you are healthy enough to undergo surgery. ...Read more

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I have a slight double bubble after breast augmentation, what could it be?

I have a slight double bubble after breast augmentation, what could it be?

Many types DBL BBL: Many different types of double bubble have been described. Most commonly this is due to placing a large implant beneath a small or constricted breast. This causes the implant to "peak out" from under the existing breast causing the classical double bubble appearance. Occasionally this can be improved with a dual plane dissection and radial relaxing incisions. Other solutions have been described. ...Read more

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What is the forecast for getting breast augmentation with arion a2x implants?

What is the forecast for getting breast augmentation with arion a2x implants?

Snow in Dubai?: Prediction of these implants on the market for public use would be like predicting it is going to snow in dubai. The usual process of the fda is slow, to try and minimize patient harm so if you really want these implants it may be the dreaded impossible to predict wait. Best not to let the bra hang, see your local plastic surgeon for the current available options. ...Read more

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What kinds of implants are safest for breast augmentation? I know there are different types of implants available for breast augmentation, but which kind is the safest? .

Safe & Effective: All fda approved breast implants are safe and effective. Each type of implant has its own specific advantages and disadvantages, so you will want to discuss these with your chosen board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What is stem cell breast augmentation?

What is stem cell breast augmentation?

Fat Transfer: "stem cell" breast augmentation is really no more than fat transfer to the breast. There can be stem cells that are harvested along with the fat, but the majority is still fat. Some of this fat goes away after the injection, but that also means that some survives permanently. ...Read more

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Does breast augmentation affect subsequent pregnancy?

Does breast augmentation affect subsequent pregnancy?

NO: Breast augmentation will not prevent you from becoming pregnant or giving birth. The ability to breast feed is not always an easy task, even in the unoperated woman. Breast augmentation will not permanently interrupt milk ducts, however there is a 3 to 5% chance of decreased nipple sensation after augmentation. This could theoretically make breast feeding more difficult. ...Read more

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Does a breast augmentation change your nipple sensation?

Yes, temporarily: Often, nipple sensitivity is increased initially. This can be way too much, at first. Within few weeks, this subsides toward normal. Unfortunately, breast augmentation can also cause permanent loss of nipple sensation on one or both sides, due to injury to the nerves in the breast. This is very rare, but, if it happens to you, it is of little conciliation that it happens very infrequently! ...Read more

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Is breast reduction surgery safer than breast augmentation?

Is breast reduction surgery safer than breast augmentation?

Both are safe: Both operations are extremely safe, but breast reduction takes longer in the operating room and involves more incisions and scars. Augmentation involves use of implants, which are also safe but have their own particular issues. Obviously, one woman cannot need both operations, so individual medical details are much more relevant, and both operations (in different patients) are quite low-risk! ...Read more

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Any special treatment for day after breast augmentation surgery?

Any special treatment for day after breast augmentation surgery?

Surgeons vary: Surgeons vary in their recommendations following surgery with some recommending limited activity and compression dressings while some even make their patients sleep on their breasts the day after surgery. Inwouldmdiscuss this with your surgeon. An increasing number are adopting a regimen of "rapid recovery" exercises. See video: http://youtu. Be/lJs9tr75b70 ...Read more

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Is it okay to go see a dentist after having a breast augmentation?

Is it okay to go see a dentist after having a breast augmentation?

Yes: Some old literature may have suggested that patients with implants should take antibiotics before seeing the dentist. Today's literature does not require this prophylaxis so you can schedule your annual cleaning as you normally would. ...Read more

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Is breast augmentation with stem cells by ddr. Heinrich effective?

Unproven, and. . .: It would be surgical tourism since this doctor practices in vienna. Though stem cells are now available, and fat grafting to the breast is possible and controversial (results no bigger than 1 cup size, some dead fat causes calcifications and can interfere with cancer detection or mimic cancer on mammogram), this is far from mainstream. See abps-certified plastic surgeon and get implants! Please! ...Read more

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After I do the breast augmentation can I work out for chest muscle?

After I do the breast augmentation can I work out for chest muscle?

Exercise is OK: Exercising the chest muscles is permitted after breast augmentation. I tell my patients to wait 6 weeks before performing exercises that specifically target the chest muscles, such as push ups or chest fly exercise. ...Read more

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Can I take diet pills 5 days after breast augmentation surgery?

Can I take diet pills 5 days after breast augmentation surgery?

Call your surgeon: Best to call your surgeon and ask. If they don't know, call your primary care. While it ahould be ok, therws way too much to consider in a short answer forum like this. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How long before/after breast augmentation should I stop drinking alchol?

How long before/after breast augmentation should I stop drinking alchol?

Mild to mod alcohol?: At 18, I hope you are not consuming excessive alcohol which is considered more than 2 drinks per day. Patients who consume this much are at a higher risk of numerous complications. If drinking small amounts, refrain from alcohol for 48 hours and certainly no binge drinking prior to that ...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