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How are the Breasts Surgeries Performed?

The need for breast procedures often arises for two reasons:

  • Cosmetics: To improve the size, shape, and symmetry of the breasts.

  • Reconstructive: Reconstructing the breasts due to breast cancer.

Breasts are considered an essential element of a woman's femininity. About 2 million women worldwide have breast procedures to change the size and symmetry of their breasts each year. The qualified surgeons of My Body by Design will determine the most suitable incision method for the operation according to the size, shape of the breasts, and skin structure of the patient.

Breast enlargement, in its simplest definition, is the process of placing implants inside the breasts. General anesthesia is applied to the patient during the operation, and the procedure takes an average of 3 to 5 hours, depending on some factors.

What is the Post-Op Process like? 

Patients can return to work a few days after the breast implant operation unless they do very heavy work. However, patients who do work involving physical activities can start their routine work process a few weeks after the operation

  • You should use the medical bra given by your doctor as instructed for a month.

  • Avoid sleeping on the breasts

  • After the operation, it is necessary to wait about 2 months for heavy and tiring sports.

  • To speed up your recovery process, smoking and alcohol consumption should be stopped. However, drinking plenty of water and fluids will increase your resistance.

  • Since surgical sutures are self-dissolving sutures, there is no need for stitch removal.

  • After the operation, your stitches should be protected from the sun and sweat until they dissolve.

  • You can swim in the pool and sea 1 month after the operation.

  • After the operation, the breasts will take its ideal shape in about three months.

How Much Does it Cost?

The average cost for a breast surgery in the United States varies between $7,560 to $12,570. In Colombia, the procedure is 30-50% less. My Body by Design offers packages that include the procedure and accommodations.   

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