What are the risks and complications of breast augmentation?

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Breast augmentation, also referred as mammoplasty is a procedure that involves the fat grafting to increase the size of your breast by various surgical implants. Breast augmentation surgery helps to restore the breast shape and increase its size by fat transfer. It also deals with the symmetry of breast size.  When after pregnancy, weight loss and breastfeeding, size and shape of the breast is affected so, breast augmentation is the best way to regain the lost fats of your breast. This surgical treatment deals with the volume of breast and gives a long-term satisfaction to women who desire to get considerably heavy and shaped breasts.

Breast augmentation surgery totally depends on the person’s willpower. If you are about to take a surgery, you should be aware of all the complications and risks associated with the surgery. Your consultant needs to tell you all the pros and cons related to the surgery.

Risks associated with breast augmentation:

Following are possible risks associated with breast augmentation surgery.

  • Anesthesia and Sedation Risks
  • Hematoma Risk
  • Risks associated with infections and fungus
  • Lack of nipple sensation
  • Worse scars
  • The de-shape implant of the breast.
  • Implant rupture
  • Capsular Contraction
  • Fluid injection issue
  • Dry flaky skin after surgery
  • Severe pain
  • Revised surgery needed.

Above mentioned risks should be discussed with your surgeon before jumping onto the surgery procedure.


Complications with breast augmentation surgery:

Following are some considerable complications that are associated with breast augmentation surgery.

  • Rippling or wrinkling of the skin:

Many surgeons accept this as true with the majority that surgery patient suffers from rippling and could have some quantity of rippling at some time. It could be possible with skin tissues and skin cells response. It’s far impossible to predict which sufferers will have wrinkling or rippling of the skin after breast augmentation surgery. Even though it usually happens in ladies with thin and light skin, women who smoke and women who have lost a huge quantity of weight. It’s far possible that all saline implants ripple, even though we may not be able to see or sense the rippling. This could be permanent and there may be no best remedy for this condition if it starts to arise. In addition, Smoking also causes loss of pores and skin elasticity.

  • Symmetry issue:

It has generally known that the two facets of our bodies are unique and asymmetrical and this area usually consists of the chest, breast, nipples and all different parts of our face and body. As we typically want to make our both the breast alike and same, breast augmentation sometimes leads to asymmetry instead of symmetry and then it leads to severe disorder.

  • Sagging of the breast:

Breast augmentation leads to more sagging in case of larger breasts. If the breast augmentation surgery is performed for relatively large breast size, the skin may get loose and sagging.

  • Swelling issue:

After breast augmentation surgery due to excessive medication and injections, the reaction of antibiotics causes swelling of the breast skin. Special care should be taken to avoid swelling and edema.

  • Bleeding:

Usually, normal bleeding is common in surgery. But sometimes, after surgery, excessive bleeding occurs but in very rare cases. This is also one of the complications of breast augmentation.


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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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