There are cases where the breasts are not of the desired size for many reasons. In these cases, operations performed with silicone implant placement are called breast augmentation surgery.
Surgery is performed under general anesthesia in the hospital. The duration of operation is between 1.5 and 3 hours depending on the technique and scope of the operation. At the end of the operation, breast dressing is applied and bra is used. Special bras without bones are useful in controlling edema and pain. The patient may stand up a few hours after the operation. She is discharged one day later. Spending the night in the hospital is useful for the bed position, pain control and close monitoring of possible complications.
Pain after Breast Augmentation Surgery
The patient may have pain in the first two days. On the first day, pain is relieved by intravenous painkillers and pills taken after discharge. The intensity of pain varies from person to person.
The first two days should be as much rest as possible. The patient should rest as much as possible on the first two days. Tension in the muscles and arm movements can cause pain. There may be swelling in the breasts during this period. After the first two days, the pain decreases, the arm movements relax and the swelling decreases. To ensure that the breast is shaped with the prosthesis, the bra given after the surgery should be worn for 1.5 months. On the third day after the operation, the patient can continue his daily life.