Before and After Breast Enhancement


Many women choose breast enlargement for a variety of reasons. The most common includes the desire to have a larger, more attractive breast shape. Other women choose breast enlargement surgery for more youthful breasts after childbirth and breastfeeding. There are many benefits of breast enlargement including a greater sense of sexuality, improved confidence and the ability to wear sexy clothing, swimwear and lingerie.

Facts You Should Know

Some breast enlargement treatments in Singapore may result in decreased nipple sensation, replacement after 10 to 15 years and the implants may be firmer than your natural breasts. You will need general anesthetics, which have its own set of risks. Expect to have two or three scars located under the breast, around the nipple or under the armpit. If you select a suitable size of implant that gives you enough breast tissue to conceal the implant, then you can expect natural-looking results. Breast enlargement surgery may make mammography more difficult to interpret.



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Are You A Good Candidate?

Suitable candidates are assessed by age, anatomy of the chest, existing size and shape of the breast and the patient’s request. Expect to give your surgeon a lot of information about your medical history. Your surgeon will give you a thorough examination, and give you an honest evaluation about whether or not you are a good candidate for breast enlargement surgery. Your surgeon will also discuss the potential risks and complications for surgery.

This is your opportunity to ask any questions you may have about undergoing surgery. You surgeon will also give you a quote for the entire cost of the procedure. If you decide to go ahead with the surgery, your next appointment will include photographs and determining the size of your new implants. If you are a healthy woman with small breasts and no medical issues, then you will likely be a good candidate for breast enlargement.



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What to Expect

Your surgeon will give you additional information about preparing for surgery. This will include advice on restrictions, such as eliminating aspirin and anti-inflammatory drugs. You may be given a blood test to screen for the presence of infections or anemia. You will also be advised to eliminate eating or drinking after midnight before the surgery. Expect the surgery to take between one and two hours. You will meet with an anesthesiologist before surgery.

After surgery, you will be taken to the recovery room. A healthcare worker will monitor your vital signs until you awaken from the anesthetic. Your surgeon may have inserted drains in your chest to allow the removal of blood or fluid from the site of the operation. These will be removed shortly after recovery. You will be discharged with further instructions on what to expect during the next few weeks.

You will also be advised of symptoms you should promptly report to your surgeon. Expect your breasts to be swollen and tender for up to 10 days. You will be advised to wear a tight sports bra for two weeks. Avoid sexual activity, strenuous exercise and lifting for approximately four weeks.