Indication: Reduced mammary volume and/or ptotic breasts.Silicone prostheses are used to increase the volume of the breasts. The amount of augmentation of the breasts is dependent of many factors as: diameter of the trunk; volume of the breasts; desire of the patient; Prostheses are made to last a lifetime but it is indicated for the patient to watch out for pain, stiffness, change of shape in the breasts.
Anesthesia is general or peridural or sedation with local. Time of surgery is about 2 hs and one day of hospitalization.
Scar is situated under the breast, and sometimes around the areola.
Patients are allowed to breast feed after 6 months and exercise after 1 month.