THE ART OF PLASTIC SURGERY
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What is Breast Augmentation?
Candidates for Breast Augmentation
How Does It Work?
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As breast augmentation is generally performed as an outpatient procedure it is necessary to arrange for someone to drive you home after surgery and stay with you, at least the first night following the procedure. Your surgery will be performed in a fully accredited outpatient facility or in a hospital as an outpatient. This surgery is generally performed under general anesthesia taking approximately 1½ hours in time, with another 1-2 hours spent in the recovery room. You will go home wearing a surgical bra with some padding that you can take off the following day to shower and then replace with a comfortable sports bra. Generally, all sutures in the 1-2 inch long incisions dissolve underneath the skin with no significant care required.
After breast augmentation most women return to work or light activities within a few days or up to a week, depending on their job. Vigorous activities, especially ones involving arm movement may be restricted to 2-3 weeks. Sexual activity should be avoided for at least the first week following surgery. After that, care must be taken to be extremely gentle with your breasts for at least the next month.
Take the First Step – Request A Consultation
If you would like to schedule an in-person consultation, please fill out the form on this page and one of our knowledgeable medical staff members at The Pennsylvania Centre for Plastic Surgery will reach out to you promptly. You can also call our Philadelphia, PA office directly to schedule – (267) 687-2180.
The Pennsylvania Centre for Plastic Surgery serves the greater Philadelphia, PA area.
*Individual results may vary