What to think about before you have a breast enlargement?

Breast Enlargement is a plastic surgery that is one of the most popular all around the world. Basically, this surgical operation brings patients to have aesthetic volume with breast implants. There are some of the frequent questions about the breast surgery. Should you have further questions on the same regard, contact CK Health Turkey.

Do Breast Implants Affect Mammography?

The presence of an implant does not preclude mammography imaging. However, it is necessary to tell the mammography technician that you have implants before taking a mammogram. However, before having an implant, you should definitely inform your doctor if you have a family history of breast cancer.

Do Breast Implants Have a Certain Lifespan?

There is no rule for replacing or removing breast implants after a certain time. It known that the average life of the previous generations of prostheses used today is about 10-15 years. It is not possible to say the average lifespan of the last generation prostheses currently used. However, it predicted that it will be longer than the previous generation.

How Long After the Surgery Can I Board a Plane or Scuba Dive?

There are no air bubbles in the silicone breast implant, so they are not affected by barometric changes. Of course, as you dive, there will be pressure on the prosthesis, but the prosthesis is resistant to this pressure.

When can sports and other tiring activities be done after implant surgery?

Recovery periods vary from patient to patient. In general, the first few days can be somewhat difficult. After an average of four to six weeks, it is returned to normal life.

In intense sports activities, it is necessary to consult a doctor for the right timing. Recovery times of patients vary widely. Therefore, it is appropriate for the physician to give the correct information about when to start the activities, according to the patient.

When to Wear an Underwire Bra?

Your body will form a scar tissue around the implant for three months. During this time, the pressure from the underwire of the bra can permanently indent the scar tissue. Therefore, especially after the initial recovery period, underwire bras should be worn intermittently to prevent permanent indentation.

Does Smoking Affect the Healing Process?

Smoking causes narrowing of the blood vessels, reducing the blood flow and the amount of oxygen carried to the operated area. Healing tissues need good blood circulation and high amounts of oxygen. Smoking slows down the healing process.