WHAT TO ASK YOUR SURGEON BEFORE BREAST AUGMENTATION
15 June 2018
Before making a final decision on considering breast augmentation it’s essential to be able to ask your surgeon the right questions during your consultation.
The first thing to do is ask your surgeon if breast augmentation is right for you. This will entail letting him or her know your ultimate goals which will provide the information needed to let you know if breast augmentation will help you achieve those goals. Next, ask for advice on choosing the right implant size. Generally, those getting breast implants a part of their cosmetic surgery want to choose a size that complements their figure and still maintains a natural look. You should also talk to your doctor about the difference between your options for the type of implants. The final look and feel of your augmentation could be affected by this decision and your doctor will be able to help you choose according to your individual plan. When consulting with your surgeon about breast augmentation, get to know the surgical techniques that are available. Submuscular and subglandular implants offer different advantages for different body types and lifestyles. Bringing this up during your consultation will help you get the best results.
Finally, it is important to ask what the recovery will be like. Your surgeon should be able to give you a good idea of how long it will take to return to work, your normal exercise routine, and more. With this knowledge you will be able to prepare your home to make your recovery more comfortable and stock up on supplies you will need. Many women can return to work in a week or two and resume exercise in four to six weeks, but it depends on other personal factors.
As with any other procedure, the more knowledge and understanding of the breast augmentation process you have, the better chances of success you will have. Having an experienced, trustworthy, and friendly surgeon is important in getting the results you want.