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Breast Implant - It is a prosthesis used to alter the size and shape of the breast. Breast enlargement is not a medical decision she belongs toatalitate patient. Breast implants are used primarily to:

Primary reconstruction (to replace breast tissue that has been removed due to cancer or trauma or that has failed to develop properly due to a severe abnormalities such as tuber deformation of the breast)

revision-reconstruction (revision surgery to correct or improve the result of breast reconstruction surgery Original)

primary augmentation (to increase the size of the breast for cosmetic reasons)

revision-augmentation (revision surgery to correct or improve the result of breast augmentation surgery)

Breast implants come in different types and shapes, with different coatings and content. Together with the surgeon choose the best option in order to achieve the outcome that we want him patient.

Breast Implant - Signs, symptoms and causes

- To be introduced breast implants can make three traditional incisions: inframammary incision under the breast incision on the nipple or incision Periareolar transaxilara under arm. These incisions allow the implant to be placed beneath the muscle in muscle or subglandular between muscle and mammary gland.
Depending on the size and shape of the breast anatomical parameters, choose one of the two methods.


Breast Implant - Treatment

Depending on the level of activity in general, patients are able to resume normal activities in about a week. Women who have implants placed beneath the muscle will generally a longer recovery time and muscle pain because it is easier cut during surgery. Exercise and physical activity intense, often will be avoided for up to six weeks.