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Recovery Time For Breast Implants
Three weeks: Discomfort is mild and should resolve within seven to ten days. Most women can drive in three to five days, at which point they no longer require pain tablets. Most women take one to two weeks off of work. You are not allowed to do any lifting or exercise for the first three weeks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A medical device that is used to augment the size of the breast by increasing the volume of the breast mound. Implants come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and textures and are surgically inserted either under the breast tissue or in a deeper plane under the muscle. The shell of the implant is made of a flexible silicone elastomer. The inside is filled with either silicone ...Read more
How much are breast implants? How much do breast implants cost and what is the recovery period like after the surgery?
It varies: The recovery from breast augmentation is usually 1-2 weeks although you should avoid high impact exercizes and activities for a month. Most patients need a 3-4 days to rest and are back to work in a week. But expect to have tenderness for a couple of weeks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had a baby in April would like to remove breast implants that are silicone under the muscle. How long will surgery take? recovery? Can I do it now?
Breast implants: There is no hard fast rule about having breast implants exchanged. They are technically not permanent implants but unless there is a problem or you need a lift/size change there is no true need to replace them. Many women will decide to change them for size, if they develop capsular contracture (scarring around the implant), or at the same time as a lift. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long after the original scar heals can scar revision be done? I had breast implants two years ago and am not happy with how pronounced and obvious the scars are around my nipples. I have been told the scars will lighten over time, but i haven't seen m
Can I have breast implants at the same time as my tummy tuck? Is it possible and/or advisable to have breast implants at the same time as my tummy tuck?
Yes, but: A given plastic surgeon may legitimately feel the answer is 'no' especially once individual circumstances are considered. Both procedures have post-op pain, but the physiological burden for a healthy patient is not too much. I have done the augmentation thru the tummy tuck incision under certain circumstances... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When needed: People have heard that you need to change the implants every 10 years. In reality, you only need to change the implants if there is a problem. On average, about 1 in 5 women will have a second surgery on their breast implants within 10 years, whether saline or silicone. Silicone do last longer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Go for Quality: Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure and should only be performed by a qualified surgeon. You should seek out a board certified plastic surgeon, not just someone who claims to be a "cosmetic surgeon". The cost can range from $5-10, 000. Ask to see pictures and ask a lot of questions. It is about the results, no the cost. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Aug age: While you may have saline implants at 19, you must be 22 for silicone implants. How do you know that you "need" breast implants? I hope that you have undergone consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon, and that you are clear on your motivation and expectations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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