Things To Know Before Breast Augmentation

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Things To Know Before Deciding To Have Breast Augmentation.

Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure. That can be done by inserting a silicone or saline bag under the breast. The result is an enlarged breast size. The shape of the breasts is beautiful and even. Including the chest that is clearer than before Resulting in the surgery recipient having more confidence in the shape.

However, there are some information that those. Who are interested in surgery should know beforehand, such as the appropriate age range of the person receiving the surgery. Surgical procedures, precautions, contraindications, and potential complications. To be use as information for consideration for further breast augmentation surgery at UFABET.

Things to know before deciding

People interested should know the following information before deciding to have breast augmentation.

Age appropriate for breast augmentation

Breast augmentation may be for cosmetic purposes. After mastectomy in patients with breast cancer.

The cosmetic has age requirements for the augmentation. Because the size of women’s breasts can still increase until the late teens or about the age of 20 years, the US Food and Drug Administration requires. That by using saline bags must be at least 18 years old. Breast augmentation using silicone gel bags must be over 22 years of age.

For surgery in patients with breast cancer, the breast must be remove. In order to return to having both breasts normally, there is no age requirement. It can be done regardless of the patient’s age.

Contraindications for breast augmentation

In some cases, breast implants are very risky and not worth the benefits. Those who have an infection in any part of the body, have cancer, or have a history of breast cancer that has not been cured. And women who are pregnant or breastfeeding are not advised to get breast augmentation. 

The reason is that the surgical procedures used may be effective in treating infections or cancer. And it is a safety concern for pregnant and breastfeeding women. These conditions also affect recovery after surgery. for these patients Therefore, breast augmentation surgery can only be done in the case of treatment according to the advice of a doctor.

Precautions for breast augmentation

Breast augmentation may have a higher risk of complications. Those who wish to have breast augmentation with the following risk factors should inform their doctors.

  • suffering from autoimmune disease 
  • immune system weak body Including taking drugs that reduce the immune system as well
  • have a condition that affects wound healing or the body’s process of stopping bleeding
  • A condition in which there is less blood supply to the breast tissue
  • Requires chemotherapy or radiotherap
  • have depression or other mental health disorders, e.g. have an eating disorder have depression, anxiety, or any other mental health condition Should be healed or have a stable condition before undergoing breast augmentation surgery.

Types of breast augmentation

There are several types of. Divided according to the materials that are commonly used to be inserted into the chest into 2 types:

Using a silicone gel bag and the use of saline bags, which are used less The doctor may discuss and recommend the shape and type of breast augmentation that is suitable for each person. Each method has different advantages and disadvantages.

Using a silicone gel bag 

It is a breast augmentation with a silicone bag that contains silicone gel inside. There are many sizes to choose from. and has both smooth and sandy surfaces The silicone used can be either soft or hard. Inside, there is a dense silicone gel filling. There silicone bags coated with polyurethane rubber nowadays.

This silicone gel breast augmentation is only allowed for women aged 22 years and over, or any age in the case of breast reconstruction surgery to replace the removed breasts.

The advantage of silicone gel is that there is less chance of wrinkles than using saline bags. And if it’s a soft type, it will feel like natural breasts. Polyurethane-coated silicones are also cited for their properties in reducing the risk of peri-prosthetic membrane formation and silicone displacement.

There are disadvantages as well. A ruptured soft silicone gel pouch may result in the spread of the silicone to the breast. which can only be detected from a mammogram and need surgery to remove the silicone. This problem can be avoided by using dense silicone instead. But this kind of silicone may feel unnatural. Polyurethane-coated silicones also have the disadvantage that they may temporarily react with the skin.

use of saline bags 

It is a silicone bag like the first type. But the inside is filled with saline solution instead. may add prior to surgery or can be added during surgery Available in a variety of sizes and with either a smooth or textured silicone shell. This saline bag Can only done by women aged 18 years and over, but if it is a breast reconstruction surgery for cancer patients. Who have removed the breast, it can done at any age.

The advantages of breast augmentation with a saline bag. If the is torn. The saline inside will gradually absorbed by the body or excreted from the body. thus making it safe for the body The disadvantage of using saline bags is durability. as they may tear faster than silicone gel bags. This is because the saline bag will deflate gradually over time. And also the risk of wrinkles as well.