Call Today But you may not be prepared for the swelling that occurs after surgery. Fortunately, there are things you can do to reduce swelling and inflammation after plastic surgery. Patients should know that swelling is perfectly normal following any surgery, including cosmetic surgery. The degree of swelling that occurs depends on the surgical location.
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A breast lift restores a firmer, perkier, and more aesthetically pleasing shape to sagging breasts. This involves a small incision running halfway around the top half of the edge of the areola. Usually, a crescent lift is only done when a patient is also having breast augmentation, and even in these cases the crescent incision type is less frequently used. This involves a circular incision running around the edge of the areola, and like the crescent lift, is commonly performed in conjunction with breast augmentation. This lift can also be effective in helping reduce areola size. The resulting scar traces the edge of the areola.
What to Expect After Breast Reconstruction Surgery
People choose to have breast implants for many reasons that include increasing the size of the breasts, altering their shape, or making them appear evener. A breast implant operation is usually carried out with the person under general anesthetic and takes between 60 and 90 minutes. A surgeon will cut the skin either at the bottom of the areola or below the breast, dissect out a pocket under the breast and possibly the pectoralis push up muscle, and position the implant.
After you are awakened and brought into the recovery room following your breast reduction surgery , the recovery nurse will monitor your vital stats until you are ready to be released. This is dependent upon the individual but may take up to two hours or more. You will feel quite tender and possibly confused as the anesthesia wears off.