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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
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
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
Yes: Breast augmentation with saline and silicone gel breast implants is very safe. When choosing a plastic surgeon to perform your breast augmentation , make sure they are board certified. A good place to look for a plastic surgeon in your area is to go to www.Plasticsurgery.Org. Information on breast augmentation, and multiple plastic surgery procedures can be found. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Safety of implants: Breast implants are very safe. Complications from breast augmentation surgery are uncommon. FDA approved implants are either saline-filled, which the body absorbs naturally in case of a puncture, or silicone-gel filled, which is the second generation of silicone-filled implants. In case of a punctured silicone-gel implant the silicone is made so that it remains in place even if punctured. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Experience Counts: There are three FDA approved breast implant manufacturers in the US- Allergan, Mentor, and Sientra. All are excellent implants with a great safety record. The key to a great result is picking the right size and shape for your body type, and having a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who has a practice devoted primarily to cosmetic breast surgery perform your procedure. I hope this helps ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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