When the edema recedes after mammoplasty

The first hours after breast augmentation surgery

At the end of the operation for breast augmentationThe patient is transferred to her ward, where the process of final withdrawal from anesthesia is supervised by the medical staff of the clinic. At the request of the patient, relatives or close people may be present in the ward. After awakening, it is likely that there is weakness, dizziness, numbness in the chest, pain. These sensations are normal and last for several hours. The pain symptom is removed medically with drugs prescribed by the attending physician.

Immediately after the surgery must dressspecial compression underwear, which the patient buys in advance. It will need to be worn in the next 4 - 5 weeks around the clock. Lingerie does not allow the development of edema and supports the breast in the right position, providing a beautiful shape in the future. It is not advisable to get out of bed, to avoid the displacement of endoprostheses.

Observance of all prescriptions of the treating surgeon is necessary, since correct behavior in the postoperative period leads to the most successful result of treatment and helps to avoid complications.

With a favorable course of events, after 2 - 3 days the patient is discharged from the hospital.

The first weeks after mammoplasty

Pain after surgery to increasebreasts can persist for up to a week, but there are times when this period stretches to 2-3 weeks. In order to minimize the pain syndrome, the surgeon will prescribe painkillers.

After surgery, the breast will look twicemore than the desired result, this is due to edema of the tissues, which will subside after a few weeks. Also, there may be an increased sensitivity of the breast.

Taking a shower is allowed about two weeks after the operation. In no case, you can not put pressure on your chest and rub it with a washcloth!

In the first few weeks after surgery forBreast augmentation should avoid physical exertion, especially on the shoulder girdle. However, quiet walks in the fresh air are very useful and promote an early rehabilitation after an increasing mammoplasty. Sports activities are possible after 1.5 months after surgery, under the condition of minimal stress.

In addition, after the surgery for breast augmentation, alcohol consumption is prohibited and it is recommended to refrain from smoking.

Sutures after breast augmentation

When mammoplasty is usedbendable suture material. Immediately after the operation, the stitches will be swollen and reddened. Over time, the swelling will subside, the scar will gradually become white and become almost invisible. It takes from 6 to 12 months, depending on the physiology of the patient.

Mammoplasty. Risks and complications.

As with any other surgical intervention, surgery for breast augmentation may lead to complications. These complications can be of a general nature, for example:

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  • Allergic reactions to anesthesia;
  • Postoperative infection;
  • Bleeding and bruising;

    The specific complications of mammoplasty include:

  • Capsular contracture - education aroundimplant dense shell of scar tissue, this is one of the most serious risks of breast augmentation. In this case, the extraction or replacement of the implant is required;
  • With podzhelezistom an endoprosthesis, there is a risk of secondary collapse of the breast. To remedy the situation, a second operation is required.
  • Complete or partial loss of nipple sensitivity;
  • Implant contouring;
  • Implant displacement during movement;
  • Rupture of the implant shell.

    Therefore, it is necessary to take a responsible approach to choosing a clinic where mammoplasty will be performed.