COSMETIC PROBLEMS OF THE BREAST
11.1 BREAST AUGMENTATION: BY BREAST IMPLANT SURGERY & BY FAT GRAFT
Smaller breast problem:
Some women have smaller sized breast. They like to increase size of their breast. Some want proportionately bigger, better and elevated breasts. Surgeon asks, how much bigger size of breast she wants? The need of extent of extra size depends upon the amount of breast tissue, shape of chest wall and weight.
Incisions used for breast implant surgery:
There are three varieties of incisions in breast surgery. Any one type of them can be used.
a) Periareolar incision: It is given around the areola. It is most concealed. But it may cause more inability to breast feeding.
b) Inframammory incision: This incision is given in breast fold. It does not hamper breast feeding. It is less concealed than periareolar incision.
c) Axillary incision: Axillary incision is given. It is least concealed incision and do not cause problem in breast feeding.
d) Endoscopic or umbilical incision: It is not yet fully recommended. Stop smoking and tobacco consumption in any form few days prior to surgery. It slows healing process. Take something to relax or pass the time like magazine, walkman.