Anesthesia for Breast Augmentation
The procedure is done under general anesthetic.
Typical duration is 1 hour. The surgery is performed on an outpatient basis.
Expected Recovery after Breast Augmentation
Pain postoperatively is usually mild. No suture removal is necessary. Expect to be back to work after 5 – 7 days. A specialty bra needs to be worn for a month.
Will My Breast Implants Rupture After Breast Augmentation?
Silicone breast implants are made to exacting standards and stringent biomedical specifications. The outer shell of the silicone implant is super tough and can withstand lots of force as you can see in the video below. Rupture of implants is extremely rare.
Disclaimer: The above information and description is a typical generic description. Your own plan of care and procedure may differ from that described above and Dr. Alahdab will fully discuss your customized personal treatment plan with you during consultation. The postoperative progress after any surgery depends on your body’s response and a dynamic treatment plan will be implemented based on how you are healing.