By Abdulaziz Ali - Medically reviewed by Prof. Zeynep Sevim, on Apr 14, 2023
If your skin tends to sag, round implants may not be the best option for you. In such a case, many patients prefer teardrop implants. However, if the shape and condition of your breasts are appropriate, you can consider this type of breast augmentation surgery.
As is the case for many other cosmetic surgeries, there is a set of you need to follow in order to prepare for a breast lift with round implants procedure. First of all, you should inform your surgeon about the medical conditions you have and the medicines you take lately. Before undergoing breast augmentation and breast lift surgery, you should stop smoking as well as take blood thinners such as aspirin.
According to the scale of sagging, a plastic surgeon has a wide choice of incisions to perform the breast lift. If the sags are small, the surgical procedure does not involve the replacement of the areoles. However, if it is more important, the doctor will both lift the breast and implant it and then - change the patient's areoles to make the breasts look softer and younger. A cut achieves breast enhancement with round implants under the breast, through which the implant is placed. Round implants may be made from various materials. The most popular implant materials are those made of silicone gel and saline implants.
The breast lift and breast augmentation recovery period is not the shortest one. Patients are usually able to go home shortly after surgery to continue the recovery period. Breasts are bandaged or placed in a surgical bra. Most patients experience some soreness and swelling after breast lift surgery. Pain medication can be prescribed in such cases. Try not to strain your body, especially the muscles of your upper body parts. Returning to work may be a better idea after the pain and swelling in your chest are reduced; it takes about 1 week to feel more comfortable. Sports are off limits for the even longer period after your breast lift with round implants cosmetic surgery – you can start considering them after two to even six weeks later.
Since it is an invasive cosmetic surgery, a breast lift with round implants may cause some risks and complications. Sometimes, especially if the patients don’t observe a proper recovery routine, the breast implants may become displaced and asymmetrical. This will require secondary plastic surgery. However, the incidence of such a case is relatively rare. There is also a risk of infection as a result of breast enhancement surgery. This can be dealt with using antibiotics prescribed by the plastic surgeon.
Moderate swelling and even bruising belong to the most obvious side effects of breast lifts with round implants. Additionally, patients may typically experience pain, especially during the first days after the breast augmentation surgery. However, it can be controlled by using painkillers prescribed by a plastic surgeon.
Breast lift with round implants is thought to be a relatively safe cosmetic surgery, with thousands of satisfied clients all around the world expressing their satisfaction through reviews. However, sometimes after years of this breast enlargement surgery, women decide to remove implants in order to come back to the previous breast size.
If you feel unsafe because of your breast size and shape, the breast lift with round implant surgery will increase your self-confidence with the perfect natural look of the new breasts. This cosmetic treatment will help you feel that your body represents the real you.
When Should I Choose a Breast Lift with Round Implants?
This breast augmentation method is perfect for women who want to have a larger breast size and who have moderately saggy breasts. A breast lift helps to solve the issue of sagging, while saline or silicone implants increase the size.
What is the Difference Between Breast Lift with Implants and Simple Breast Implants Surgery?
Through the breast lift with implants procedure, not only does your breast size increase but also you have your breasts reshaped and rejuvenated.
What Is Better: Saline Implants or Silicone Implants?
It is up to your preferences, expectations, and breast shape; your plastic surgeon will suggest you the most suitable type of breast implant to achieve the best result.