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Breast augmentation

Breast augmentation

Breast augmentation: Breast augmentation is surgery to increase the size of the breasts or to make them equal in size with the use of breast implants.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Breast augmentation

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Breast augmentation:

  • Unequal breast size
  • Small breasts

Anesthetic Requirements for Breast augmentation

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Breast augmentation may include:

Procedure Complications: Breast augmentation

Possible surgical complications of Breast augmentation may include:

  • Excessive bleeding
  • Infection
  • Scarring
  • Adverse reaction to anesthesia
  • Scar tissue around the implant
  • Implant displacement
  • Implant deflation or rupture
  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Soreness
  • Increased nipple sensitivity
  • Unequal breast size

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Breast augmentation

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: A high percentage of women who undergo breast augmentation are likely to need a second surgery to correct initial augmentation.

Breast augmentation: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Breast augmentation: Four to six weeks.

Breast augmentation: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Breast augmentation) include:

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