What You Should Know About Care After Breast Implants?


Have you recently had a surgery for breast augmentation in Dubai? Or are you about to one? You must know how much the post op care is important for you. It is not only important for taking care of the treated area, but also for fast recovery. Proper healing not only provides better recovery, but also helps you get your desired results. A quality treatment is what that gets proper post op care, after the surgery.

Breast augmentation, also known as a mammoplasty, is a cosmetic surgery procedure to enhance the size and shape of breasts. Those women who want to have bigger breasts or who are not happy with their smaller bust, are commonly the ones who choose this procedure. Moreover, the implant based augmentation of breasts is also referred to women who want to restore their breast after mastectomy.

Breast Implants and Post Op Care

The used Motiva breast implants is getting common all over UAE and worldwide. The reasons are the effectiveness, more smoothness and elasticity, and above that is enhanced durability. The implants are placed beneath the breast muscles. The size and shape of implants is as per the requirements and surgeon’s recommendation. After a successful surgery, the real part comes as a post-operative care. Every person is given different instructions as per the procedure done.

Some of the common post-operative care instructions that re given by our qualified and board-certified surgeons at Breast Surgery Clinic Dubai are as follows:

  • Don’t raise your arms unnecessarily above the breast level until and unless your surgeon advices you. The abrupt movement of arms can be harmful for implants and can cause their misplacement.
  • Avoid lifting or pushing heavy objects. Stay away for any activity that demands your maximum energy and extreme physical movement. You must keep it as your regular instruction for at least 5 to 7 days.
  • Ask for an appropriate sleeping position with your surgeon. It is recommended to sleep at your back with elevation of your upper body. It is advised mainly to avoid swelling in the body and giving maximum comfort to you.
  • Avoid driving until you are cleared by your surgeon to do so.

There are also certain care instructions that are advised as best options for care at home:

  • To relieve any sort of discomfort and pain, you can place an ice pack on your treated area for at least 20 minutes. It is also a best way to avoid the swelling.
  • You will be given a special bra to wear as a support. You will be directed how to wear it by your surgeon before the discharge. You should wear it 24hours except for shower.
  • For shower ask for appropriate time with your surgeon. It is recommended to shower after 3 days of surgery and gently wash incisions and pat dry afterwards.
  • Follow certain instructions to avoid any infections an take medications.
  • Swelling may tale 3 to 5 weeks to disappear completely.
  • Do follow-ups and regular monitoring of your treated area

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Written By: Dr. Ken Arashiro

Dr. Ken is one of the best-known cosmetic surgeons in the world. As extremely dedicated surgeon, this has ensured he has work in the most acclaimed clinics throughout the world. At the moment, he is offering his services in Dubai Cosmetic Surgery as a visiting surgeon, with a view to relocating to Dubai in the coming years.

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