Different Breast Related Treatments

BREAST AUGMENTATION IN BANGALORE
(BREAST ENLARGEMENT IN BANGALORE / BREAST IMPLANTS IN BANGALORE / BREAST AUGMENTATION COST IN BANGALORE)
Breast augmentation, is a surgical procedure helps to change the size and shape of breasts to achieve a fuller, more symmetrical larger breasts. Breast Augmentation even serves as a reconstructive procedure to correct breast asymmetry following breast cancer, or to restore volume caused by weight loss, pregnancy or ageing. Breast Augmentation is not suitable for people with an immune disorder or who have cancer. Also not appropriate for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Breast Implant Types
Breast implants, both saline and silicone, have proven to be a safe and effective cosmetic enhancement option that provides women with breasts that are fuller and more youthful in appearance.

Silicone
Silicone implants are FDA-approved for use in breast augmentation patients who are over the age of 22. Composed of a silicone outer shell and filled with a thick, silicone gel, this type of implant is known for its natural appearance and feel. There is a lesser risk of rippling with silicone implants, and they are often more advantageous for women who are exceptionally thin or are undergoing breast reconstruction.
Ideal Candidates
  • Candidates who wants to increase fullness and/or size of breasts
  • Candidates who wants to improve Breast asymmetry
  • Candidates who want to improve Breast sagging
  • Candidates who want to increase lost volume after pregnancy, breastfeeding or weight loss
  • Candidates who wants to increase self-confidence.
  • Candidates whose one breast is lower than the other
  • Individuals do not have medical illness / life-threatening illness that can impair healing.
  • Non – Smokers and Non alcoholics
  • Best suited for patients who have realistic expectations about the outcome of the procedure.
Procedure
Breast augmentation is typically performed under general anesthesia. It can also be done using intravenous sedation that gives you medication through an IV in your arm that makes you drowsy. During the procedure different incisions can be used to place breast implants. The most common incision is called an inframammary incision, and it is made underneath the breast, along the breast fold. Implants can also be placed using an incision in your armpit (transaxillary), or along your areola (periareolar), the pigmented area surrounding your nipple. Under some circumstances, an incision is made in your belly button (umbilicus) to place breast implants.
Recovery
Pain, discomfort swelling, soreness and bruising are the most common symptoms after the surgery, but this can be managed with medication. Stitches are typically removed within the first 10 days after surgery. Patients can usually get back to their normal routines within a few days to a week. For the first two weeks it is recommended that you sleep on your back or side. Avoid smoking for at least three weeks after surgery as it impairs wound healing.
Benefits

5 Important Benefits of Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is a cosmetic procedure, wherein the size of the breast is increased either by using silicone implants or fat transfer procedure.

  • Breast augmentation improves the aesthetic appearance of the body. They can wear the kind of dress which were uncomfortable to wear previously, clothes fit better after the procedure.
  • Many studies have shown that, most women obtain breast implants because of lack of confidence in their body. Breast augmentation increases the self esteem of the person. An increased sense of confidence and attractiveness can have a lot of day to day benefits in your life.
  • Breast augmentation also helps women with asymmetrical breasts where one breast may be shaped or sized differently than the other. Interestingly benefit of gaining more confidence in yourself can improve your health, which has proven by some studies.
  • Breast implants can be removed: The important thing to know about breast implants is that they are removable. If the person is unhappy with the results of the procedure or if they further want to change the size of the breasts, the breast implants can be removed.
  • If you are worried about the foreign material occupying space within your body, there is new procedure of breast augmentation. It involves transferring the fat from different parts of the body to increase the size of your breast. One should have significant amount of body fat to transfer, so that better results can be seen.
  • After weight loss, you may lose the definition of certain parts of the body. If you do not work out the right muscles, your breasts will become misshaped, flabby. Breast implants can solve the problem and get you back in tiptop form.
  • After pregnancy or mastectomy: There will be increase in size of the breasts during pregnancy, which is normal physiological process. After the delivery constant feeding and milk sucking decreases the plumpness of your breasts. The sagging increases with increase in number of pregnancies. The body does not easily bounce back to normal after successive deliveries; the breasts will become flat and flabby. Breast augmentation helps to reshape the misshaped breasts post delivery.
  • After mastectomy for breast cancer, breast implants/ breast reconstructive surgery is an excellent option.  Although several techniques exist, many women choose implant based reconstruction. Breast implants are now available in several combinations of dimensions, resulting in a wide range of volumes to accommodate personalized needs.
  • Thus breast implants that recreate the look and feel of breasts can improve quality of life and self esteem after mastectomy for breast cancer.
Things to Remember

BREAST REDUCTION AND BREAST AUGMENTATION

BREAST REDUCTION:

Also known as reduction mammaplasty. It is a surgery where in removal of breast tissue and skin is done. Thus reduces the size and reshapes the sagging breasts.

CRITERIA  FOR  BREAST REDUCTION:

*   Age more than 18 yrs.

* Consent from parents / husband

* Those who have heavy breasts because of which there is difficulty in breathing, pain in neck and arms.

* Large breasts which are disproportionate to body

THINGS TO BE DONE BEFORE THE SURGERY

* Consultation and examination by plastic surgeon.

* To explain about suture lines.

* Investigations to be done more than 40yrs – mammogram FNAC is must.

* Explain regarding No heavy exercises or arm exercises for next 4-6 weeks.

* Allergy

HOW IS THE PROCEDURE DONE?

* Is done under general anesthesia.

* Procedure takes 4-5 hours.

* After the surgery gauze pads and elastic bandage are put.

* There can be a small drain put for 2days after which it is removed.

* Sutures are removed after 15days.

 POST CARE:

* To complete the course of antibiotics and pain killers.

* No exercises/lifting heavy weight.

* To wear sports bra.

BREAST AUGMENTATION/IMPLANTS:

Breast augmentation:

Breast Augmentation or implants is nothing but to enhance the size of breasts.

Augmentation is done using saline, fat, silicone implants are safe and FDA approved.

WHO ALL CAN GET BREAST IMPLANTS DONE:

* Those aged >18yrs.

* Those who want bigger size.

* After mastectomy.

PROCEDURE:

* done by plastic surgeon under GA after examining and getting prior investigation done.

* incision is made below breast and the implant either placed in the glandular tissue or below the pectoralis muscle.

Sutures are put.

POST CARE:

*Sutures are removed after 7to 10 days.

*To wear sports bra and not to lift heavy weight for 4week

BREAST LIFT
(BREAST UPLIFT / MASTOPEXY / BOOB LIFT / BOOB UPLIFT)

  Breast lift, or mastopexy, is a surgical procedure designed to elevate and reshape sagging breasts whose breasts have dropped or lost shape due to childbirth, weight loss or part of the ageing process. Breast lift surgery reshapes breasts through the removal of skin underneath the breast or from around the areola (the darker skin surrounding your nipple). The remaining skin is then tightened and re-position your nipples to sit higher on the breast to complete the procedure.

 

 

Breast Lift Procedure

Breast lift procedure is performed under general anesthesia, and lasts from two to three hours. The type of incision made during the procedure depends on breast size and shape, sagging degree, size and position of the nipple, excess amount of skin and the skin quality.

The most commonly used incisions types are:

Doughnut shape incision around the nipple recommended for the patients with small breasts and minimal sagging; Lollipop shape incision around the areola and down to the breast crease; Lollipop incision with a horizontal scar in the crease under the breast. In all cases, breast lift surgery begins with the administration of anesthesia. Surgeon makes the necessary incisions, and then lifts and reshapes the breast tissue into its new, rejuvenated contour. The nipple and areola are moved higher on the breast and extra skin around the perimeter of the areola is removed if enlarged. Finally, he trims the excess breast skin that resulted from poor elasticity. Sutures are layered throughout the breast tissue to support the lifted breasts. When the breast lift is complete, the skin is sutured and surgical tape is applied. All scars mature with time.

Ideal Candidates
  • Candidates whose Breasts have lost shape or volume
  • Candidates whose Breasts are flat, elongated, or pendulous (hanging)
  • Candidates whose Breast skin and/or areola is stretched
  • Candidates whose Nipples or areolas point downward
  • Candidates whose Nipples or areolas are located in the breast crease when breasts are unsupported
  • Candidates whose one breast is lower than the other
  • Individuals do not have medical illness / life-threatening illness that can impair healing.
  • Non – Smokers and Non alcoholics
  • Best suited for patients who have realistic expectations about the outcome of the procedure
  • Candidates who having sagging breast
Procedure
Breast lift procedure is performed under general anesthesia, and lasts from two to three hours. The type of incision made during the procedure depends on breast size and shape, sagging degree, size and position of the nipple, excess amount of skin and the skin quality. The most commonly used incisions types are: Doughnut shape incision around the nipple recommended for the patients with small breasts and minimal sagging; Lollipop shape incision around the areola and down to the breast crease; Lollipop incision with a horizontal scar in the crease under the breast. In all cases, breast lift surgery begins with the administration of anesthesia. Surgeon makes the necessary incisions, and then lifts and reshapes the breast tissue into its new, rejuvenated contour. The nipple and areola are moved higher on the breast and extra skin around the perimeter of the areola is removed if enlarged. Finally, he trims the excess breast skin that resulted from poor elasticity. Sutures are layered throughout the breast tissue to support the lifted breasts. When the breast lift is complete, the skin is sutured and surgical tape is applied. All scars mature with time.
Recovery
After surgery, the breasts are wrapped with gauze dressings, and advised to wear a sports bra for one month. Surgical drains may be used, and removed after a few days. The breasts will probably be bruised, swollen, and uncomfortable after surgery, but this will pass in a few days. Any numbness in the breasts and nipples should lessen as swelling subsides. Sutures are absorbable and many patients return to work within a week. You will be able to see the results of your mastopexy immediately after surgery, and you may become even more satisfied as swelling goes down and incision lines fade.
BREAST REDUCTION SURGERY IN BANGALORE
(Breast Reduction In Bangalore / Female & Male Breast Reduction in Bangalore/ Breast Reduction cost In Bangalore)
(Reduction Mammoplasty)

Breast reduction surgery removes excess tissue and skin from the breasts to reduce their weight and volume to achieve a breast size in proportion with your body.. Women who plan to have children and breast feed should discuss this with their plastic surgeon because breast reduction surgery may impact the ability to breast feed, and changes are likely to occur to the breasts as a result of pregnancy and childbirth.

BREAST REDUCTION SURGERY PROCEDURE IN BANGALORE

The breast reduction procedure is carried out under general anaesthetic and takes between two and four hours. There are several breast reduction techniques and the best one for you will depend on the size of your breasts and the results you want to achieve. Your surgeon will ensure you’re fully aware of what the operation involves for you. In all cases, breast lift surgery begins with the administration of anaesthesia. Surgeon makes the necessary incisions, and then lifts and reshapes the breast tissue into its new, rejuvenated contour. The nipple and areola are moved higher on the breast and extra skin around the perimeter of the areola is removed if enlarged. Finally, he trims the excess breast skin that resulted from poor elasticity. Sutures are layered throughout the breast tissue to support the lifted breasts. When the breast lift is complete, the skin is sutured and surgical tape is applied. All scars mature with time.

Breast Reduction Recovery

After surgery, the breasts are wrapped with gauze dressings, and advised to wear a sports bra for one month. Surgical drains may be used, and removed after a few days. The breasts will probably be bruised, swollen, and uncomfortable after surgery, but this will pass in a few days. Any numbness in the breasts and nipples should lessen as swelling subsides. Sutures are absorbable and many patients return to work within a week.

Ideal Candidates
  • Candidates whose breasts are disproportionate to your body
  • Candidates whose breasts are different sized
  • Candidates whose breasts hang low and have stretched skin
  • Candidates whose nipples rest below the breast crease when breasts are unsupported
  • Candidates who have enlarged areolas caused by stretched skin
  • Candidates who have back, neck and shoulder pain
  • Candidates who have indentations from tight bra straps
  • Candidates who have skin irritation beneath the breast crease
  • Candidates whose breasts limit your physical activity
  • Candidates whose breasts cause self-image problems
  • Candidates who are physically healthy
  • Candidates who don’t smoke
  • Candidates who have a positive outlook and specific, but realistic goals in mind for the improvement of your appearance
Procedure
Breast Reduction Surgery in Bangalore

The breast reduction procedure is carried out under general anaesthetic and takes between two and four hours. There are several breast reduction techniques and the best one for you will depend on the size of your breasts and the results you want to achieve. Your surgeon will ensure you are fully aware of what the operation involves for you. In all cases, breast lift surgery begins with the administration of anesthesia. Surgeon makes the necessary incisions, and then lifts and reshapes the breast tissue into its new, rejuvenated contour. The nipple and areola are moved higher on the breast and extra skin around the perimeter of the areola is removed if enlarged. Finally, he trims the excess breast skin that resulted from poor elasticity. Sutures are layered throughout the breast tissue to support the lifted breasts. When the breast lift is complete, the skin is sutured and surgical tape is applied. All scars mature with time.
Recovery
After surgery, the breasts are wrapped with gauze dressings, and advised to wear a sports bra for one month. Surgical drains may be used, and removed after a few days. The breasts will probably be bruised, swollen, and uncomfortable after surgery, but this will pass in a few days. Any numbness in the breasts and nipples should lessen as swelling subsides. Sutures are absorbable and many patients return to work within a week. You will be able to see the results of your mastopexy immediately after surgery, and you may become even more satisfied as swelling goes down and incision lines fade.
GYNECOMASTIA
(Male Breast Reduction Surgery)
Male breast reduction surgery removes excess breast tissue, fat and sagging skin that lead to the appearance of breast enlargement in men. Gynecomastia is a condition which primarily involves accumulation of glandular tissue, fatty tissue and excessive growth of skin leads to feminine type looks of breast.

Types Of Gynecomastia
Neonatal Gynecomastia - In Neonates breast enlargement is caused due to the influence of maternal sex hormones. Adolescent Gynecomastia - Breast enlargement during the period of puberty due to the hormonal imbalance Senile Gynecomastia - During old age circulation of female sex hormone predominates causes breast enlargement in males.
Ideal Candidates
Good candidates are men of any age who demonstrate good physical and emotional health. Candidates who refrain from using tobacco products, marijuana, anabolic steroids, or excessive alcohol. Candidates who tried to correct the issue through proper exercise or weight loss regimens. Candidates who have a healthy body mass index and firm, elastic skin that will adapt well to the bodys new contours
Causes
  • Low level of androgens or sex hormones such as testosterone, LH
  • High levels of estrogens or female hormones
  • Drugs such as antibiotics, antidepressants, diuretics
  • Use of anabolic steroids to gain large and bulky muscles
  • High level of prolactin, a hormone responsible for producing milk in females,
  • Certain narcotics such as marijuana, heroin
  • Genetically due to klinefelter’s syndrome
  • Diet loaded with fat and lipids
  • Hypogonadism – small testes/ unable to produce enough hormones
  • Rare causes – cancer of testis, breast, liver cirrhosis
  • Hyperthyroidism – It helps in retaining more fluid in body
Procedure
Gynecomastia Surgery is performed under general anesthetic. The type of gynecomastia surgery depends on the type of tissue that needs to be removed. Glandular tissue is removed through Excision techniques where glandular breast tissue or excess skin must be removed to correct gynecomastia. Excision is also necessary if the areola will be reduced, or the nipple repositioned to a more natural male contour. Fatty tissue is removed with liposuction, which uses a cannula (thin tube) to vacuum away the unwanted deposits through small incisions. After the procedure a small, thin tube may be temporarily placed under the skin to drain any excess blood or fluid that may collect.
Recovery
  • After the surgery, you will need to wear a pressure garment constantly for one to two weeks, and for a few additional weeks at night, to minimize swelling & support your new chest contour.
  • After the procedure, patient are likely to feel a little discomfort in raising their hands & feel mild stiffness and pain in chest which will subside within 2-3 days.
  • Patient will be given specific instruction to take care of the surgical site & medication to make comfortable.
  • All the normal office type activities can be resumed after 2-3 days while the heavy physical activities will be restricted for 4-6 weeks.

Results may not be immediately visible due to swelling, but this will diminish over time to reveal your new profile

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