What to Do To Minimize Swelling after Breast Augmentation Surgery


One of the biggest concerns of people is worried about the after-effects of breast augmentation surgery. Aside from the cost factor, this is a big concern people get in mind. The swelling is an obvious part of the recovery process and is a result of incisions and anesthesia. If a person has all the basic understanding of the procedure, it is also good to know that recovery takes some time once the swelling is subsidized, the actual results appear.

Worried that you will look like a puffy balloon after having your surgery for breast augmentation in Dubai? Then, do not clog up your mind. This time you only need a little guidance form Breast Surgery Clinic, to get yourself satisfied that swelling and redness is normal and is definitely not permanent.

Swelling- How Long I Have To Face It?

Swelling occurs due to different factors and the time of its vanishing depends on how well your body responds to the healing process. Moreover, the post-op care instructions help best if followed regularly. There are different types of techniques for breast augmentation, and which one you got, also determines the severity of your swelling.

What do the Experts say?

The experts of breast augmentation surgery in Dubai suggest that swelling can be handled very by following simple things.

  • Take Rest

Getting enough rest after having your surgery is very important to subsidize the swelling. Take a few day off from your week. A week off will be feasible in this regard. Also, avoid doing any kind of household tasks too, so that you focus on your rest and minimize the swelling.

  • Use Ice Packs

Putting an ice pack on your painful area of thebody is really helpful to reduce the swelling to great extent. Take a suggestion form your respective surgeon in this regard. Keeping an icepack for just 20minutes, wrapped in a towel, is enough for a relief. Don’t place it for too long till hurting due to cold.

  • Compression

Applying a gentle pressure to the painful area also helps lowering down the swelling. You may also be given a compression garment to wear after the surgery. These garments help in reduction of swelling and are safe for the treated area.

  • Elevation

While resting, it is recommended to stay in an upright position for easiness. It is not only helpful in getting rid of swelling easily but also to improve the results. It also increases the blood flow to the body which is essential for quick healing. It is also important for the better settlement of breast implants in the muscles.

  • Stay hydrated

Water is an essential part of life and there is no doubt drinking a lot of water after surgery can help you a lot. Make an effort to stay hydrated, it can reduce the effects of redness and swelling.

After the breast augmentation surgery, the swelling lasts for some weeks. Other surgeries may incur less swelling. You can discuss these queries in the consultation session. The surgeons can give you a general idea about this according to treatment procedure being used.


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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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