What you should know about breast augmentation

Written by: Dr. Alfonso Castro Sierra
Edited by: Top Doctors®

The breast enlargement operation can be performed on those older women with small breasts or those who simply want bigger. It is also done in cases where the nipple loses volume as a result of extreme weight loss and after giving birth or breastfeeding.

Breasts According to experts in plastic surgery , this operation should not be performed in women with active infection anywhere in their body with breast cancer or hyperplasia that is not an appropriate treatment for pregnant or breastfeeding women.

In the Department of Plastic Surgery of the Ruber Clinic in Madrid the first consultation for personalized diagnosis is free.


Characteristics of breast prosthesis

Breast prostheses typically are silicone gel, and can be round or anatomical, ie teardrop. In addition there are also different sizes.

It is advisable that the surgeon recommends the implant in each case, as it depends on the height and breadth of the chest (and other factors) of the patient.

Breast implants are not forever nor are implanted in a single operation necessarily.


Operation breast augmentation


Preoperative breast augmentation

Before performing breast augmentation it is necessary to establish a diagnosis to determine the appropriate cosmetic treatment. This requires a comprehensive study including blood tests, mammograms for breast, heart and respiratory assessment of the patient and the strength and elasticity of the skin, among others.


Operation breast augmentation

The intervention of breast augmentation prostheses are implanted under the mammary gland or the pectoral muscle. Where the prosthesis will be placed decision cosmetic surgeon.

To perform the operation using local anesthesia or general sedation deeper so that the patient has no pain sensation.

The duration of the intervention is usually one hour and forty minutes.

After the operation the patient is admitted for 24 hours to complete the surgery.


Complications of breast augmentation

The most common complications of breast implants include reoperation, capsular contracture, asymmetry of the breasts and pain and deflation of breasts.

As implant rupture, it is considered a lower risk of complication as most often be asymptomatic, that is, you will not know neither the patient nor the physician. To detect it is recommended be tested from time to time.

Breast Augmentation

Breast enlargement in the Ruber Clinic

In the Ruber Clinic, after a breast augmentation intervention based on 4 reviews spread over 6 months after the operation tracked. The high is received one year later.

The price is 5,500 € all inclusive.


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*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Alfonso Castro Sierra
Plastic surgery

Renowned specialist in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Dr. Castro Sierra has nearly 30 years experience. Graduate and Doctorate from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid since 1990. Currently serving your own clinic, Castro Sierra, one of the most advanced clinics in Europe, specializing in rhinoplasty, breast augmentation, reduction and lifting.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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