Features of rehabilitation after breast augmentation

The breast of a woman in every moment is the main canon of beauty. With age, is in a phase of change and begins to sag. The development of medical technologies, in particular, plastic surgery has opened up new possibilities to save the beautiful breasts of out of age. It's breast. The rehabilitation after the surgery is a long process.

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What you need to know about breast

The fairer sex for centuries by inventing a lot of ways to increase the breast — the various oils, herbal baths, therapeutic baths, corsets with iron plates.

Plastic breast (reduction mammaplasty) — a complex operation, which is adjusted to the shape of the breast, the size, the shape of the areola and the nipple.

The biggest advantage of this method — to save the beautiful shape of the breast for years to come, the less — this is a serious stress to the body, the surgery can cause complications and worsen the state of health of a month after the surgery.

To decide on her, each woman should understand:

  1. Entrust your life and health can only be a surgeon with the name and license, who works in a clinic with a good reputation. Better to trust the institution, who have been mammoplasty relatives and acquaintances, to assess the results of the work.
  2. We need to know everything about the possible complications of mammoplasty, their prevention and the resolution of the problems, discuss with your doctor of all the moments before the signing of the contract.
  3. Much depends on the quality of the plants, which will be inserted in the mammary glands. Ideally, you should stay in your chest for your whole life. The selection of plants is done taking into account the characteristics of the individual.
  4. Not less important, that the operation in itself, is the period of rehabilitation after the surgery. It is important to observe clearly doctors destination, and responsible for its health.

Go under the knife of a plastic surgeon woman pushes the desire to feel confidence in themselves to be able to build a relationship of love or career. It is often resolved in favor of the beloved men, who do not fulfil the condition of his chest. Breast will also be awarded for health reasons — after the removal of the breast during cancer disease, due to congenital asymmetry of the breasts, if it is too large chest creates a risk to the spinal column, when the underdevelopment of the mammary glands and their strong and sagging.

Types of plastic surgery

List the main types of surgery mammary glands:

  1. The increase of the breast. During the operation, inserted to increase the breast implant, the breast of a woman increases up to the negotiated size. The sinuses can become classic shape.
  2. Breast lift (mastopexy). Through the removal of excess skin is to adjust the shape of the breast. Applies when sagging (ptosis).
  3. Breast lift with the reduction in size, the change of the shape of the areola and nipple. The most traumatic option breast, due to overlapping of numerous points of suture, and the difficult period of rehabilitation.

The operation of breast lasts for 1-4 hours, depending on the choice of tactics and state of the mammary glands. Then begins the rehabilitation after plastic surgery of the breast, which according to the specialists lasts 2-6 months.

The phases of rehabilitation after breast augmentation

Rehabilitation, after the lifting of the breast includes the following steps:

  1. The most important the first phase of rehabilitation — the first month, during which the woman must observe the mode, to exclude any load on the shoulder belt, do not lift your arms above your head to wear a special compression garment with cuffs tape (day and night).
  2. In the following months, gradually, they are taken to limits — you can do gymnastics, run and swim. The uncomfortable feeling should go completely. At the end of the second period of rehabilitation, in the absence of complications, the woman is allowed to wear her usual bra.

The characteristics of the first phase of the rehabilitation

How the woman handles the seams after breast and performs professional medical advice, depends on how easy and without problems will be the full rehabilitation period and the result of operations.

Rehabilitation after breast augmentation lasting about 6 months. Immediately after the operation, the woman is under the supervision of a doctor, within 24 hours. In the case of a strong development of complications, you will be provided with emergency medical care. In this period, the patient suffers from severe pain caused by swelling of the tissues and muscle damage. Assigned pain medication and antibiotics for the prevention of inflammation purulent operated stages.

After awakening from anesthesia, it is recommended that you take a position half-sitting or lying down, in a few hours you can get up and walk around the room.

On the second day the doctor evaluates the condition of the breast after the surgery and the favourable situation of stay in the hospital does not make sense, prescribes the patient's home mode. Now the outcome of the first phase of the rehabilitation period depends only from you.

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Home mode

In the first two days of the house observes a delicate treatment, it's not worth getting tired, needs more sleep, then chores of the house should take upon itself the members of the family. On the fifth day after surgery, the woman comes into the clinic for a check-up, if necessary, has made the treatment of the stitches. Next to her there is still a week of rest for the house the mode in which it is prohibited to:

  • sleep lying on his belly
  • make sudden movements with your hands
  • the load on the shoulders
  • tilt the body parallel to the floor
  • lift your arms above your head
  • it is possible to lift not more than 1 kg

After 7 days the woman in this case is control in the clinic. On the 10-14 day they remove the points. If all goes well, you can do more easy the work at home, but without tilts forward and carrying weights. The best remedy gradually return to a normal life — walks in the open air.

In the first week after surgery with the installation of the equipment, you may experience an increase in body temperature. This is the norm — the body gets used to the alien body inside you. To reduce temperature, can be consumed simple paracetamol, not to create an excessive load on the liver.

In a period of rehabilitation, it is important to eat properly. The food should be light, but nutritious and varied. A speedy recovery will help dairy products, vegetables, fruit, lean meat and fish. Probably to bring the body from toxins it is recommended to drink herbal teas, mineral water without gas with ginger and lemon.

In the first month after surgery, it is forbidden to have sex — this can cause a displacement of the implants. As mentioned above, in the first period of rehabilitation, it is necessary to wear a compression garment day and night.

Compression garment

So it is necessary to wear a compression garment? After surgery, the mammary glands are very vulnerable in the suture line. If in this period they will experience the severity of the breast, they can not resist, and last, the breasts will be soft, in this case, a thin seam will be transformed into broadband, which does not disappear without proper treatment.

Another topic — silicone implants until they are retained in the injured tissues of the breast, and without fixing can migrate toward the nipple. Visually will make every effort to breast to zero. When the breast increased in 2 and more dimensions, the muscles of the chest and the shoulder of the strap, with the aid of compression faster you get used to the new exercise.

Compression garment with a certain degree of set assigns the doctor. Bra made of soft, yet durable, spandex, that will provide the necessary support and also massage the breast gland, ensuring the flow of the lymph, and the normal circulation of the blood. The format of the cup has to provide a fixed position of the chest should not move when you bend and curve. The straps are provided, particularly large, to lighten up on the shoulder belt. Strap fastener the top and bottom of the bra, it is recommended to collect to well-kept the chest in a position, but not clenched his body through.

As it is necessary to wear a compression garment? All different. In the first month of rehabilitation has worn all day. After necessarily wear during the sporting activity, regardless of the level of physical activity. A time, when the compression bra can be replaced by the usually determines the doctor. He gives advice, a bra which model can be worn in the first six months after the intervention. Some samples of the underwear can cause the stagnation of the lymph, and lead to the development of cancer, there are samples that do not provide adequate support. Chest after breast without the support can re-stretch, and to lose a nice shape.

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Care the seams after breast

The operation for the correction of the breast is always accompanied by an overlay of points of suture. In a period of rehabilitation, it is important to properly care for them, to avoid complications.

In the first days after the surgery you can the chest of a woman band, in some cases, in the seams, installed drainage for the outflow of liquid excess. At this point do not touch the pieces and turn the bandages. Usually 3-5 days after the surgery, the doctor removes the bandages and pulls out the drain.

Up to the time of removal of sutures with the chest after the surgery the patient wears a compression garment. She does not wet the seams, lubricate any of the creams, gels or liquids consumption. When you make the soul to joints overlapped sterile adhesive strips. The main condition for this period of rehabilitation — not to allow the inflammation stitches.

After the removal of the sutures, it is necessary to comply with hygiene until complete healing. Usually, this happens for 14-20 days. The seams do not heal, if a woman smokes (nicotine prevents the entrance of oxygen in the tissues) and take hormonal contraceptives. The risk of poor healing of the seams there are obese women and subjected to the treatment of cancer. During the installation of the equipment in the long term, the healing of the stitching — a sign of rejection of implants, which is a threat to infectious inflammation. Ready for healing scars post-surgery applies a vacuum closure of the wounds.

So, in a period of rehabilitation care and in operating stitching reduces to regulate a change of underwear and keep them clean and dry.

The characteristics of the second phase of the rehabilitation

The need to observe during the second phase of the rehabilitation? After 2 months after the operation more difficult and heavy is left behind. The woman is returned to you in a good mood, swelling disappears, the stitching becomes lighter and less visible. Before the end of the period total rehabilitation — 6 months, the woman must respect some rules:

  • avoid heavy physical workloads that cause muscle fatigue
  • do not sunbathe without a bra, the better, in general, do not expose the chest after breast exposure to the direct rays of the sun
  • not solarium
  • avoid visiting the sauna and the Russian bath, where the temperature reaches over 100 °C.
  • do not allow long contact of the mammary glands with water

Also in this period is the massage of the breast. In some cases, massage is not required, for example, the installation of equipment in the shape of a drop. But if the massage, the doctor has to say and show, as it is the right thing to do. The massage can be done about 15 days after surgery.

What the massage:

  • increases the the circulation of blood
  • reduces pain
  • accelerates the healing process of wounds
  • it prevents the formation of edema

After the end of the second period you can drink alcohol, sleep on your stomach and do sports.

In the second period of rehabilitation, it is not possible to get pregnant, changes in hormone levels can lead to unwanted consequences. In addition, the tissue of the mammary glands and ducts is not yet come in due form.

Recovery in the second period of rehabilitation will be faster, if the woman will not be nervous and worry about nothing. You have to enjoy life and his new tight breast!