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How will I know when to ask for pain medications after breast implant surgery?

How will I know when to ask for pain medications after breast implant surgery?

Before surgery: Your pre-operative visit will include details on pain management including which medications to use. Most patients rely on them for 3-5 days and you will be given a prescription. ...Read more

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Implant (Definition)

An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. Medical implants are man-made devices, in contrast to a transplant, which is ...Read more


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How much is breast implant surgery?

How much is breast implant surgery?

Varies alot: Prices vary tremendously based on surgeon, techniques, instruments, supplies, facility (office vs hospital) implants, etc. Although cost is important don't let it be the deciding factor. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about breast implant removal surgery?

Can you tell me about breast implant removal surgery?

BreastImplantRemoval: Women may decide for various reasons that they are ready for removal of breast implants. Breast implant removal is a straightforward procedure, but the decision must be made whether a breast lift is also desired, as breast implants stretch the breast skin over time, and after implant removal, the remaining breast tissue can appear loose and saggy. Discuss options with your plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Upset about this. How dangerous is breast implant removal surgery?

Upset about this. How dangerous is breast implant removal surgery?

Simple: Breast implant removal is simple, and can often be performed under local anesthesia. It is technically easer than the initial placement. It becomes more complicated with ruptured silicone breast implants, or thick capsules. The procedure should be performed by an experienced plastic surgeon in the appropriate setting. The impact of removal, physical and psychological, should be discussed. ...Read more

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Breast implant removal --is it major surgery?

Breast implant removal --is it major surgery?

Ruptured or not.: Removal of an uncomplicated saline or silicone implant can be simple and performed under a straight local anesthetic if a capsulectomy is not required. Severe capsular contractures, pocket transitions, delayed silicone ruptures, textured implants, etc can present with various clinical pictures that may be significantly more complicated and may require more extensive surgical procedures. ...Read more

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How dangerous is breast implant removal surgery?

How dangerous is breast implant removal surgery?

Very safe: Removal of breast implants can be done very safely if performed by an qualified plastic surgeon with experience in breast enhancement. The procedure generally involves removal of the implant with/without adjustment of the surrounding scar capsule. A drain is placed and ultimately removed 1-3 days later. Over time, the tissue then shrinks down and usually assumes a very natural appearance. ...Read more

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How long does breast implant removal take? How long should I plan to be in surgery for breast implant removal? .

Varies.: Uncomplicated removal of breast implants may take 15 to 20 min. However, if removal of the surrounding breast implant capsule is also performed, surgery may take 1 to 1.5 hours. If the surrounding breast implant capsule has thickened/calcified and/or is symptomatic, patients may benefit from this additional procedure (capsulectomy). ...Read more

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Must I have surgery to remove scar tissue from my breast implant?

Must I have surgery to remove scar tissue from my breast implant?

Least of problems: As of now, women with implants are still "supposed" to be followed by the fda and their doctors for connective tissued disorders and autoimmune disorders also anaplastic lymphoma a rare ca. The least of the problems is scar tissue. Please refer to the fda website on their recent review. Unfortunately, breast implants are a very big and profitable industry--i hope they, and the docs step up. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about plastic surgery breast implant?

Can you tell me about plastic surgery breast implant?

Yes but...: Not enough space here to do justice. Seek consultation with board certified plastic surgeons who can demonstrate significant experience. Discuss your goals/concerns and learn about potential risks/complications associated with breast augmentation surgery. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I want to give blood to the american red cross but I have a breast implant surgery coming up. Can i give blood?

Shouldn't be a: Problem, but i really can't recommend a blood donation immediately prior to any operation. If it's a month or more, you should be fine. Please call the blood donation site to find out how long you have to wait after your operation to donate blood again. ...Read more

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