Breast Augmentation Information

Qualifications

  • You are physically healthy and you aren't pregnant or breastfeeding

  • You have realistic expectations

  • Your breasts are fully developed

  • You are bothered by the feeling that your breasts are too small

  • You are dissatisfied with your breasts losing shape and volume after pregnancy, weight loss or with aging

  • You are unhappy with the upper part of your breast appearing "empty"

  • Your breasts are asymmetrical

  • One or both breasts failed to develop normally or have an elongated shape

  • Ptosis (droop) is limited


Preparation

  • Take certain medications or adjust your current medications

  • Avoid taking aspirin and certain anti-inflammatory drugs and herbal supplements as they can increase bleeding

  • Be sure to arrange for someone to drive you home after surgery and someone to stay with you the first night following surgery

  • A medical evaluation


Recovery

Avoid lifting for 2 weeks and no gym or strenuous activity for 6 weeks. Acute pain and soreness will last a few weeks, but your doctor will prescribe pain medications to help you remain comfortable.


  • *Are not limited to:

  • Uneven

  • Too high

  • Too low

  • Asymmetric

  • Capsular contracture

Unlikely Complications