Tips for getting breast implants

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When preparing for a boob job, there are a few things that you have to bear in mind. In this article, we share insightful tips from the top surgeons on what you need to know before going for the implant surgery:

More than one surgery

Once you have had your breast implants, this will not be first and last. There will be several other surgeries since the implants are not meant to last a lifetime. Of course with good care, you will be able to stay with one for long.

How long until breast implants removal is necessary?

Typically, 25% of the implants removal will happen within the first ten years. So many things will happen within those ten years: pregnancy, weight loss, leaking and so on. One should be aware of the problems which arise and address it before proceeding. For instance, an MRI will help check on the capsular contracture which is brought about by the leaking of the silicone gel.

What is the average cost to get the procedure?

Cost is an important consideration, given the fact that this plastic procedure is damn expensive. The cost of Sydney boob job, the follow-up cost plus all the other related expenses could set you back by as much as $3,600. The value on the 2013 average price given by the American Association of Plastic Surgeons. Over the years, this cost has changed. Hence one should check on the current prices as provided on the reputable medical sites.

How many days does it take to recover?

Both breast reduction and breast augmentation will take you an average of 14 days, 5 for each one of them. Recovery will, however, depend on whether you want the implants behind the muscles or on the breast tissue. If placed behind the muscles, the appearance will be more realistic, and in fact, most women prefer it for that aesthetic appeal. However, it will take a little bit longer to heal.

The best way to pick the right implants that suit you

The other point that you have to bear in mind is that no matter how good the implants will feel, they will never be the same as the natural breasts. You will always feel the difference. If you want a breast implant that is harder to detect, placing it behind the muscle would be ideal. You may also go for the smaller implants. It is much more ideal if you have less breast tissue. One thing that you need to be aware of is that you will have the option of choosing the boob sizes before picking the breast implants that suit you.

How to switch bra size and breast feeding while on implants

Changing bra sizes will not be as easy as one might anticipate after the breast implants. You will have to start with one size before moving to the other. Before proceeding to DD, you will have to start with a cup and then make gradual changes further.

Breastfeeding in the usual way is not guaranteed after the breast implants. There will be profound changes in the minor ducts, the areola and the glands due to the incisions in the structure of the breast. You may need to address this issue with the surgeon before committing yourself to the procedure.