Breast augmentation operation is a cosmetic intervention to increase the size and change the shape of the breast. The breast augmentation operation has the highest rate of success in plastic surgery for it is one the most performed in the world.
Who can have breast augmentation?
Normally any woman can do breast augmentation if she desires to increase the size of her breast or to reshape it starting from the age of 18 years old.
Is breast augmentation surgery painful?
Breast augmentation surgery is performed under general anesthesia. There will be painkillers to control the pain after the operation.
What is the breast augmentation surgery procedure?
Breast augmentation starts with taking pictures for a 3D simulation so you can decide the best shape and size. The operation starts with general anaesthesia and it takes from 1 to 2 hours. The surgeon makes a cut in the curve under the breast, on or around the nipple, under the arm or in the naval to place the implant which is silicone or saline in the breast. These cuts does not cause any harm and are healed quickly for you cannot have this surgery without making them.
What is the procedure to be followed after the procedure?
There are a number of rules that you must follow after breast augmentation surgery. Some of them are as follows:
- You should wear a supportive bra for about 6 weeks after the operation.
- You can go back to your daily life or work after a week, but you should do movements that do not involve heavy sports and movements for almost 3 weeks after the operation.
- You cannot have sex for 3 weeks.
- You should not lift heavy materials for 3 weeks,
- Your doctor will tell you which other situations you should avoid depending on your condition.
Are there any side effects or risks for breast augmentation surgery?
There are no risk factors or side effects in breast augmentation surgery. Breast augmentation is not a procedure that endangers the general health of the person. In silicone implantation, silicone will not interact with the body, so there is no harm.
Some people claim that silicone is associated with cancer. However, such news is unfounded. Scientifically, there is no positive correlation between silicone and cancer. This rumor stems from the prostheses produced by a French company using non-medical silicone, which is not very common in our country. As a result, silicone use does not cause cancer formation.
How much does the breast augmentation cost?
Breast augmentation surgery cost generally in Turkey, Istanbul from 2500 Euro to 3000 Euro. The price varies according to:
-The area of treatment.
- The facility.
- Your period of staying.
- Medical tests.