FAQ Breast Augmentation

Choosing your desired implant for surgery depends on quite a number of multiple factors which include your native breast dimension (height and width) , projection, rib cage width, body anatomy, volume, the thickness of tissue, how you want the breast to look like after surgery. The most effective way of choosing implant size is to try out sizers from your surgeon while wearing a tight body fit.

In cases of implant weights, the bigger the implants the more they will likely weigh. The size of 100 cc silicone implant generally weighs 0.23 lbs while that of the saline implant with size 100 cc weighs 0.21 lbs. Going bigger in size, a 300 cc silicone implant weighs 0.69 pounds and a pair weighs 1.38 pounds. 300 cc saline implants weigh 0.63 lb and a pair weighs 1.26 lbs. In this case, implants weigh almost the same as the exact amount that an actual breast tissue would weigh.

In most cases, the weight varies slightly depending on the manufacturers. There might be a slight weight variation from different manufacturers.

Whether or not a person performs a breast augmentation, the genetic makeup of the individual has a major role to play in the contribution of breast sag. Factors such as weight (increasing or decreasing), gravity, age, skin elasticity & ethnicity have a lot to do when it comes to breast augmentation sagging. In this case, use a very good supportive bra that will help you to reduce the effect of sagging.

The lifespan of breast implant is not actually guaranteed as it is not predictable when the implant lifecycle will eventually end. In which case, no matter how your counseling process has been with your surgeon before the operation, always bear in mind that you cannot have a breast implant that will last a lifetime.

There is no set expiry date attached to breast implants because there has not been a reason to get them replaced unless there is a possible rupture or have other problems. Most times implants exceed more than 12 years and even last up to 30 years in some cases.

There are quite a number of new implants that have been introduced for breast augmentation and are known as “jelly bean”, “gummy bear”, or “highly cohesive gel” implants that are also available for breast augmentation and they have a firmer feeling, but there are no effective long term results to indicate that they are much better or tend to last longer than the saline or silicone implants.

Breast augmentation is normally performed in our Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities. It also has certification by the College of Physicians and Surgeon OHP program.

Since the surgery is under general anesthesia, there is no pain during the procedure.

The greatest period of discomfort for the patient is usually the first twenty-four to forty-eight hours after breast augmentation surgery. Afterward, pains will reduce and there will be no need for too much pain relievers as usual. We do a 24-hour recovery routine that most patients have a very little discomfort after 24 hours. In the case where breast implants are placed in the submuscular position, there will initially cause more discomfort than when it is placed in the subglandular pocket ( in front of the muscle).

In the case of breast augmentation, general anesthesia is commonly used. This will guarantee a painless procedure and also the surgeon can concentrate to deliver his best surgical result.

  • 처방 된대로 통증 및 기타 약물 복용
  • 처방전 진통제 복용시 운전하지 마십시오
  • 수술 후 10 일 동안 목욕하거나 몸을 담그지 마십시오.
  • Follow your doctor’s instructions on caring for any drains you may go home with
  • 절개 부위를 깨끗하고 건조하게 유지하십시오
  • Follow your doctor’s instructions on massaging your breasts to prevent hardening of breast tissue around the implants
  • 의사가 조언하는 한 특별한지지 브래지어를 착용하십시오
  • 의사가 조언하는 한 격렬한 운동과 무거운 짐을 피하십시오
  • 정상적인 일상 활동 재개에 대한 의사의 지시를 따르십시오.
  • 성행위 재개에 대한 의사의 지시를 따르십시오.
  • Inform your care providers before having a mammogram or other testing (X-rays, MRI, CT scans)

  • 화씨 100.4도 이상의 열이 있습니다.
  • 숨가쁨 또는 흉통이 있음
  • 수술 절개 부위의 발적, 부기, 따뜻함 또는 통증이 증가한 것을 알 수 있습니다
  • 절개가 분리되거나 절개에서 퇴원에 감염된 것을 알 수 있습니다.
  • 붕대에 반복적으로 피가 묻어 있습니다.
  • 기존 진통제가 통제 할 수없는 통증이 있습니다

In general, you should not drive the first 48 hours after surgery. Also if you are taking heavy narcotic, one should not be driving. Most of my clients are usually driving after 3 to 4 days.

After your surgery
Make sure your care providers wash their hands before and after your care
Do not wait until your pain is severe before you ask for pain medication
Make sure the call button is within reach before medical staff leave the room
Sit on the edge of the bed for a few minutes before you stand up to prevent getting dizzy
약하거나 어지럽다면 도움없이 침대에서 일어나지 마십시오.

환자는 며칠 안에 정상적인 일상으로 돌아갈 수 있습니다.

Sexual activity can be resumed after 2-3 weeks and if the patient does not feel comfortable after the given time frame, they may prolong when to be sexually active again.

You will be sore and in pain, it is suggested that patients rest the first day and continue to increase activity when the pain and soreness has subsided.

회복 과정에서 환자는 브래지어없이 유지하는 것이 좋으며 환자가 브래지어를 착용하고 싶다면 유방이 너무 꽉 조이지 않도록해야합니다.

봉합사는 수술 후 5 일에 제거됩니다.

I usually like to see my patients the first one to two days after surgery.When will my bandages be removed?
Your bandages will be removed the next day after surgery.

It is suggested that patients avoid any activity that will raise their blood pressure, the primary concern is to prevent any amount of bleeding to occur.

24 시간 후에 붕대 드레싱을 제거하고 드레싱을 제거한 후 스트레칭 운동을 시작하는 것이 좋습니다.

You should keep the area clean with minimal contact and avoid swimming.

Any medication that can cause bleeding or alternate your medical condition need to be stopped or changed before surgery. I will be discussing with you in detail at pre operative visit.

You should have the medication filled before the day of surgery.

You will be given pain medication to take afterwards and I will inform you in more detail after the surgery.

You need to meet all the discharge criteria before you can go home.

My procedure is usually as an outpatient and you will be staying for a few hours after. I only let my patient go home if they are ready.

You can drink water and liquid shortly after the procedure.

저의 일반적인 프로토콜은 배수구, 튜브 또는 카테터를 사용하지 않습니다. 이러한 장치의 필요성을 줄이기 위해 특수 폐쇄 기술을 사용하기 때문입니다.

나는 보통 출혈을 일으킬 수있는 약물을 제외하고 평소 약물을 계속 복용하는 것을 좋아합니다. 이 문제에 대해 더 논의하겠습니다.

이것은 귀하의 건강 상태에 따라 다르며 수술 전 상담시 귀하와상의 할 것입니다.

나는 보통 수술 후 방문에서 수술 후 1-2 일과 함께 회복실에서 환자와 대화하여 수술 방법을 설명합니다.

  • 이름과 생년월일로 신원이 확인되었는지 확인하십시오.
  • 절차가 확인되었는지 확인하십시오
  • 수술 부위가 정확한지 확인하십시오
  • 수술의 올바른면이 표시되었는지 확인하십시오
  • 알레르기 및 부작용 확인

Yes, patients are provided with antibiotics to take.

They may see you as soon as you wake up.

You usually wake up within 10 minutes from the procedure.

The surgery can vary from 1-1 1/2 hours.

  • 입원 기간 동안 필요할 수있는 개인 용품 준비
  • 집과 직장에서 누군가가 책임을 돌 보도록 준비하십시오
  • 누군가가 병원에서 집으로 데려다 줄 수 있도록 준비하십시오
  • 수술 후 첫날 밤 누군가와 함께있을 수 있도록 준비하십시오
  • 다른 질문이 있으면 의사에게 연락하십시오
  • 수술 후 10 일 이내에 아프면 의사에게 알리십시오 (감기와 같은 경미한 질병도)
  • Do not eat or drink alcohol 24 hours before your surgery. Do no smoke 6 weeks before surgery
  • 의사의 연락처 정보가 있는지 확인하십시오
  • 방문객을 위해 병원 / 사무실로가는 지시 사항이 있는지 확인하십시오
  • 병원 / 병원에 단추가 달린 셔츠와 느슨한 옷을 입으십시오

Yes, patients should arrange for a drive home since they will be sedated during the surgery and will feel drowsy afterwards. It is not recommended for the patients to drive themselves home.

It can be found on my website, by calling or our mobile app.

We recommend that you arrive at the time we have indicated on the pre-op sheet . We will also try you on your mobile phone if the time of surgery has been changed.

You should not have anything to eat or drink 6 hours prior to the surgery.

일반적으로 출혈 또는 출혈 시간 연장을 유발할 수있는 모든 약물을 중단하거나 변경해야 할 수 있습니다. 귀하는 가족 주치의와 이러한 약을 복용 한 전문가와상의하지 않고 약을 중단해서는 안됩니다.

I review all patient medications on initial consultation, pre operative appointment and day of surgery.

마취 전문의는 클리닉에서 수술 중 도움을 줄 것이며 수술 전에 귀하의 병력을 평가하여 알레르기 또는 마취에 대한 가능한 반응을 판단 할 것입니다. 마취 전문의는 마취의 가능한 옵션에 대해 논의하고 귀하가 가질 수있는 모든 문제를 해결합니다.

The choice of anesthesia will be discussed and chosen for you before surgery by an anesthesiologist that will review your medical history.

Patients can return to their normal routine in a few days and you are not using narcotics.How long will it be until I can go back to work?
환자는 며칠 안에 정상적인 일상으로 돌아갈 수 있습니다.

It is recommended that sexual activity be avoided for 1 week to 10 days and after that time frame, if you do feel comfortable enough to engage in sexual activity, you may do so afterwards.

환자는 며칠 안에 정상적인 일상으로 돌아갈 수 있습니다.

수술은 외래 환자 절차입니다. 환자는 수술에서 깨어나서 떠날 준비가 될 때까지 몇 시간 동안 진료소에 보관됩니다.

The scars from the incision are usually well hidden.

환자는 가슴 부위를 압박하거나 자극하지 않는 느슨한 옷을 입는 것이 좋습니다.

나는 보통 유방 확대 술 후 배액을 사용하지 않습니다.

환자는 통증을 돕기 위해 Tylenol, Tylenol 3, Percocet를 추가로 섭취 할 수 있습니다.

Patients will experience a moderate degree of pain that will subside over time, along with soreness, swelling, and bruising.

Breast implants can make it more difficult to read mammograms, therefore the patient may need to inform your doctor after the surgery.

Usually, it does not affect your ability to breastfeed.

After surgery, they will feel temporary soreness, swelling, bruising and change in nipple sensation.

Most residual swelling diminishes within a month.

The surgery can range from $6,000-$8,000 for both breast. Saline is on the lower end of pricing.What can I expect after my surgery?
After surgery, some discolouration and swelling will occur, but this will disappear quickly. You may also experience temporary soreness, swelling, bruising and change in nipple sensation.

Refer to my website for before & after pictures or request them during consultation.

Refer to my website for before & after pictures or request them during consultation.

There are different locations of incisions that will produce different incision size. The choice of location will depend on what the patient wants, the doctor’s recommendation, and the agreed size of implant chosen for the surgery.

The implants should last for about 10 years and will need to be replaced after that time period.

There are two types of breast implants, Silicone and Saline. Silicone is mostly common since it is more authentic to the feel of a natural breast.

There are two major brands that carry breast implants that have a large range of size that differ in height and width. Consultation will help determine which size option is best suited to your body structure and current breast size.

This depends on the size of the patient’s breast, soft tissue over the chest wall and before operation and patient request. It can be sub muscular (under the muscle) or sub glandular (under the breasts but above the muscle).

The alternatives to breast augmentation are fat grafting, and using external prosthesis

The most common risk is capsular contracture. Other risk can include hematoma, keloids, and infections.

Breast augmentation will aim to enhance the overall appearance of your breast and add volume to the area of the chest.

If you are concerned with the size of your breasts being too small, unflattering, asymmetrical, and believe that enhancing the size of your breast will improve your appearance and give you more confidence.

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