With more than 500,000 women choosing breast augmentation surgery each year, it is equally important that accurate information can be accessed on the risks of the procedure. Breast augmentation surgery has some risks as other types of surgery, and some that are unique to breast implants.
Risk is the inevitable result of having this type of surgery and can be more easily managed if you are properly prepared and receive their occurrence.
Choose your surgeon carefully.
Having the right surgeon can be the difference between the results of your dreams and your worst nightmare. Make sure you find a surgeon who has extensive formal education and training in cosmetic breast surgery. Cosmetic breast surgery is very complex and requires a doctor's care and skilled technicians.
Verification of credentials facilities.
Check out the facilities while you are considering surgery. Verify that the appropriate personnel involved in your care overall.
To be totally honest about your medical history.
Tell your doctor about any and all medical conditions past or present. If it helps, start making a list now and add to it as you remember more details. Be sure to include all prescription or over-the-counter and herbal supplements you may be taking.
Follow the instructions before and after your surgeon.
A great surgeon will have great advice. Closely follow your surgeon's instructions before and after your surgery. For example, if your doctor asks you to stop taking certain medications for several days before or after the procedure, follow it. Guidelines established for you by your doctor to help minimize risk and promote your healing process.
Give yourself time to heal.
As with any surgery, you need time to heal. How quickly and easily you heal depends on a number of factors including your genetics, health background, and lifestyle.