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Augmentation Mammoplasty

Augmentation Mammoplasty is a surgical process (plastic surgery) to enlarge and enhance breasts and to reinstate the shape, size, and volume of the breast disfigured after medical conditions.

Augmentation Mammoplasty is a surgical process (plastic surgery) to enlarge and enhance breasts and to reinstate the shape, size, and volume of the breast disfigured after medical conditions.

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How Is Augmentation Mammoplasty Done?
Preparation
  • Steps to take before Augmentation Mammoplasty


    Breast augmentation starts with a consultation. Our doctors at Medanta will first examine the patient and then will determine if the surgery can be performed. At this stage, surgeon intimates patient about the entire surgical procedure, the risks involved, aftercare, and recovery solutions. Before the surgery is performed, patients are advised to carefully choose their breast implants which come in different sizes and texture.

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Treatment
  • What happens during the procedure?


    Before proceeding to the surgery, anaesthesia is given to the patient, and once it has taken effect, the surgeon makes surgical cuts (incisions). Incision is made under the crease of the breast (inframammary incision), alongside the arm-pit (transaxillary incision), and around the nipples (periareolar incision). Then the implant is inserted through the incision, after that the incisions are stitched.

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Post Treatment
  • After Augmentation Mammoplasty


    After surgery, the patient is monitored for any surgical symptom, missed complication, or encouraging rest. Your surgeon may advise you to exercise, eat healthily, and quit unhealthy habits such as smoking and binge eating, to increase the all over well-being.

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What are the benefits and risks of Augmentation Mammoplasty procedure?

Augmentation Mammoplasty is a cosmetic procedure preferred by women all over the world, but this surgery might lead to a few complications and risks, which a patient must be aware of.

Benefits
benefits

The Augmentation Mammoplasty procedure has both physical and psychological benefits, ranging from adoption of healthy habits to improved self-esteem. Many women reported that they felt more confident and healthier after getting implants. Implants can also be changed after a certain time. If one is unhappy with the way the implants look, they can be replaced or changed.

Risks
risks

Adverse outcomes of breast implant include changes in sensation of the nipple and breast, breast pain, rupture of implants, capsular contraction (when a tissue is developed around the implant and start compressing the implant) etc.

Limitations
limitations

The patient might have to undergo a set of surgeries to achieve the desired shape and size. One cannot switch from a small size to a huge size abruptly.

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