After your surgery
When you wake up from the anaesthetic you will have dressings and your sports bra in place. You will be offered pain relief should you require it, and there may be drainage tubes in place to collect any leakage of blood – these will be removed before you go home. You may be given antibiotics and painkillers to take. It is normal to experience discomfort following breast enhancement
and you will be advised to rest when you get home to assist recovery. If you have young children you will need to arrange for someone to help you with them and also basic household chores for approximately 1 week. It is advisable to refrain from work for between 1-2 weeks, depending on your occupation; however, most people who have a clerical-type job will be fit for work after 4-7 days. It is necessary for you to refrain from bathing, at approximately 21 days. You will also be asked to sleep on your back for the first few weeks. It is very important that you attend the appointments that have been made for you to care for your wounds post-operatively. Please do not wear an underwire bra (wonderbra) for 6 months.Risks
If you are allergic to any medication or you bruise quickly please consult with your surgeon. Breast enhancement
is relatively straightforward. But as with any operation, there are risks associated with surgery and specific complications associated with this procedure. The probability of capsular contraction lies at around 5%. This includes various stages however. A minor capsular contraction does not require correction.