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Teardrop breast implants – also known as shaped or anatomic implants – are aptly named because they resemble a human tear. Although they are designed in a wide variety of shapes, most teardrop breast implants have a wide, round base that gently slopes upward and they appear more natural.

Nowadays, most women prefer teardrops due to their more natural look and feel. They are regarded as alternatives to round breast implants.

Who Can Have Teardrop Breast Implants?

  • Women who are physically healthy and aren't pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • People with realistic expectations.
  • Women with fully developed breasts.
  • People who are bothered by the shape and size of their breasts.

Teardrop Breast Implants Treatment Duration

The teardrop breast implant procedure takes 1-2 hours.

Teardrop Breast Implants Side Effects

  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Nipple sensation changes
  • Pain
  • Rupturing of the implant
  • Scarring
  • Nausea and vomiting from anesthesia
  • Wrinkling of breast tissues

Teardrop Shaped Breast Implants Recovery Time

Generally, recovery takes about 6 to 8 weeks. Every patient is different, it may take more time depending on how you heal and your overall health.

Teardrop Breast Implants Success Rate: 

Teardrop breast implants treatment has a success rate of 75-90%

Teardrop Breast Implants Alternative Treatment

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Teardrop Breast Implants at Luna Clinic Turkey

How Does It Work?

Silicon teardrop breast implants are one of the many types of breast augmentation surgery. Basically, it is one of the most popular plastic surgeries among women. The aim of this procedure is to improve the appearance, shape, and size of breasts.

What Teardrop-shaped Breast Implants Involves? 

Once you have decided to undergo a teardrop breast implant surgery, we will make sure that you have a pleasant trip and that your procedure will be customized in a way that minimizes scarring. During the online consultations, expect the following questions.

  • What do you expect from this surgery?
  • Can we see your medical history?
  • Do you have any medical conditions that we should be aware of?
  • Are you currently taking any medication?

Planning your trip and choosing the clinic

When you decide to have a pterygium surgery, our first step will be to present to you several detailed options of clinics and doctors. After you have chosen your preferred clinic and doctor, we will then set up an operation date and arrange your trip. All the dates are set according to your preferences!

This surgery is usually performed in the morning or afternoon, so we always recommend that you arrive in Turkey a day before the surgery –so that you can have enough time to rest.

Final Consultation with Your Surgeon

When you arrive at the clinic, you will have a face-to-face consultation with your teardrop breast implant surgery. Part of the discussions will be about your expectations and goals.

Medical Examinations

Before the surgery commences, your surgeon will conduct physical and blood tests to make sure that you are in a good health state. Every patient is required to undergo medical tests so as to ensure that nothing can hinder the success of the surgery.

Preparation for Surgery

To make you feel comfortable during the surgery, your surgeon will give you local anesthesia. If you have Trypanophobia (fear of needles), you should let us know so that we can offer you doctors who can give you anesthesia without using needles.

How Teardrop Breast Implants Procedure Is Performed?

It takes an hour or two to complete the teardrop breast implant surgery –and it’s usually performed as an outpatient procedure. Here are the four main stages involved in this procedure:

Administering Anesthesia: When performing this surgery, your surgeon will give you intravenous sedation or general anesthesia. This is done so that you don’t feel any sort of pain or discomfort during the surgery. In most cases, patients are asked to decide the type of anesthesia they prefer.

Making Incisions: Once the anesthesia kicks in, what follows is the incision-making step. There are 3 different incision techniques that your surgeon can use. Your surgeon will help you decide the technique that best matches your anatomy and aesthetic goals. The three incision techniques are outlined below:

●     Periareolar incision: This incision is made along the bottom edge of your areola.

●     Inframammary incision: This incision is made under the breast along the bottom fold.

●     Transaxillary incision: This incision is made right at the bottom of your underarm. 

Inserting the implants: After the incisions are made, the next step is to insert the implants. There are 2 main options of placing implants, these are:

  1. Subglandular placement: when using this technique, your surgeon will insert the implants behind the breast tissue and in front of the pectoral muscle.
  2. Subpectoral placement: this technique involves placing the implant in a pocket under the pectoral muscle.

Your surgeon will use a placement teardrop breast implant type that is best for you, according to your body type, implant type, and the desired size of the breast.  

Closing the incisions: The final step of the surgery is to close the incisions. Your surgeon will either use stitches, skin adhesive, or surgical tape to close the incision –this usually depends on the incision site. The treated area will then be bandaged.  

Suppose your surgeon uses dissolvable stitches to close the incisions, expect them to be invisible within the next 6 to 8 weeks. But if the surgeon uses sutures that are not absorbable, they will be removed after 7 days

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is This Procedure Painful?

You may feel pain or soreness after the procedure is done. However, your surgeon may prescribe painkillers to relieve this pain and discomfort.

Will This Procedure Leave a Scar?

Most breast augmentation scars will appear red or pink and are mostly hidden under the bikini line and they become less noticeable over time.

What Is the Difference Between Fat Transfer and Teardrop Breast Implant?

Mentor teardrop Breast Implants do not require additional surgery in other parts of the body as in the fat graft procedure. The cost of breast augmentation surgery with implants is much lower than that of fat grafting.

Finally, the implants can be easily removed, but it is more difficult to remove the fat after injection. The advantage of fat transfer is to get rid of the stubborn excess fat accumulated in certain parts of the patient's body.

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    Anastasia (Tess) has been amazing. She is honest, and she replies quickly and in a timely manner to any and every question I may have. I explained to her in great detail the procedure I want, I then sent her pictures and after that, she was on her job to help me find the best surgeon for me. Thank you so much TESS 🙂
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    So grateful for this service, thank you for great service from the first message on what’s app with Kirstie to the excellent communication skills with Azra who welcomed me and put me at ease with all the doctors my surgery went well at a great clean hospital with lovely friendly staff Thank You Flymedi
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    Actually I wasn’t planning to have this surgery abroad, but the prices were too high in my country... Flymedi was very responsive and they do an excellent service. The operation was without any complications. I couldnt ask more...
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    Zoe, Netherlands
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    Dr. Murat and his team were so kind and professional. I was introduced to them through flymedi, and I booked my trip a month ago. Everything went smoothly and the team was very attentive to my needs. I fully would recommend this clinic.
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    Yasmin, United Kingdom
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    Very experienced doctor. I contacted Flymedi, and they helped me choose Dr. Habib's clinic. I am very satisfied with the clinic as he was very professional and attentive. I felt comfortable during the whole stay as both my coordinator and doctor answered every question I had. Once you feel like you have help and support, the entire process gets a lot easier.
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    Dr. Omer was very kind and professional. From the beginning, everything went very smoothly. I am so happy with the results. I would recommend to anyone who needs an alternative destination to have breast implants.
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    I appreciate every single person for making my dream come true! It was a flawless journey. The communication was excellent, and they answered every single question I had. It has been 2 weeks now, I feel a lot better, and they still follow up with me about my recovery.
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    Julia M. , Netherlands
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    Dr. Hakki was very attentive and professional. I just got back from Istanbul two days ago, and my coordinator Angela texted me to see how I am doing. Such a dedicated team. I am speechless. I am %100 sure I made the right choice. Thank you all!
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    Nataly, Russian Federation
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    I found Flymedi after a long search on the Internet. It is very convenient that they arrange your accommodation and ensure you are taken care of after the surgery. If you feel better, you can even go out to discover the city. In my case, that's what I did. I found everybody very attentive and professional in the hospital. The only downside is that I had a couple of delays because of the heavy traffic in Istanbul. It was a little stressful.
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    I contacted Flymedi about getting a breast augmentation done and I was contacted by Abud shortly thereafter who was helped me through the initial planning phase so well. Since I am coming all the way from Africa and have never traveled alone, Abud organized a video call with the surgeon to go over some of the questions I had as well as my expectations of the surgery. I am very pleased with the service so far and already feel safe about traveling to Istanbul for my surgery
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    Christina Hudson, United Kingdom
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    I got breast implants at Luna Clinic 6 weeks ago. Everyone was very friendly and helpful from start to end. Everything was great. I am very happy with the result!
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    Chantelle Ellwood, United Kingdom
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    I literally have nothing but amazing things to say about Coramed. Every single member or staff was so helpful and polite. The transfers from airport-hotel-clinic was perfect. I felt so so comfortable and welcome. I’m not from Poland so I was super nervous going to another country for such a big procedure. I had breast implants and they supported me, advised me and made sure I was happy and well cared for. I’m so please I chose them! Thank you guys!
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    Really great service and super helpful! Abud was my advisor and talked me through everything very clearly and was available to chat to whenever I needed help! Very excited to start the process! Thankyou abud 10/10
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    Adam, United Kingdom
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    I'd been researching the procedure for a while and the cost in Australia was significantly higher than in Turkey. I came across the Flymedi website and within hours of submitting an enquiry, Nadia had reached out. She provided multiple quotes with different options, background on the doctors and hospitals. Nadia was available 24/7 and really helped me through everything from start to finish. Great business idea, exceptional staff and great customer service
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    Am avut o problema dupa alaptat si m am hotarat sa ma operez. Am apelat la flymedi l- am cunoscut pe Mustafa care mi a facut legatura cu dna doctorita Aslı , mi- a fost teama la inceput dar dupa operatie am fost foarte multumita . Recomand cu încredere serviciile oferite de FlyMedi o sa fiti 101% multumiti si o sa vi se schimbe viata in bine
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    Am decis sa fac schimbari corpului meu, navigam pe internet si pur intimplator am dat peste flymedi,imediat am fost contactata de un baiat foarte receptiv pe nume Mustafa, el imi raspundea la toate intrebarile indiferent de ora, era acolo pentru mine chiar si la ora 00:00 In medicina consultativa, un factor foarte important in a avea succes este abilitatea de a adresa clientului raspunsurile potrivite. Cu ajutorul lui Mustafa am ales tratamentul potrivit mie, ma ghidat in a face alegerea corecta a clinicii si mia oferit cel mai bun profesor! Multumesc Mustafa pentru receptivitate si rabdarea de care ai dat dovada!!!! P.S Mustafa ma insotit si la cumparaturi! Mustafa you are the best of the best! Thank you!
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    I had an amazing experience with Flymedi for a Breast surgery, stress free. Particular thanks to Diana, that has been available 24hrs, and replied to all my questions. I couldn't expect better on that - thanks to her for being so helpful and caring. I had to worry about nothing apart from resting/recovering, everything was booked from A to Z. I am still in the process of healing, but so happy about the results so far. It went beyond my expectations, a true life changing surgery. Quite complicating to get proper advices during the healing process as it's virtual, but Diana made it much easier and trying to get all the info as fast as possible. Thanks again - this is safe and you have access to quality surgeons. I trusted mine and he did an amazing job, thanks Dr Erkin.
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    Хочу сказать спасибо Flymedi, г-же Диане Виноградовой - за консультацию, за профессионализм. Я обратилась к ней за помощью найти хорошего специалиста по пластической хирургии. Она предложила все возможные варианты, альтернативы для моего положения. По рекомендовала мне клинику Vanity. Я сделала операцию у хирурга ERKIN ONSAL. Спасибо ему большое! Специалист своей области)) Диана, я Вам желаю всего наилучшего, спасибо за внимание, за помощь. До свидания!
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    Buna!Sunt din Romania si am fost in Turcia pentru o interventie chirurgicala! In alegerea clinicii potrivite am fost ajutata de echipa Flymedi, mai exact de catre Mr Mustafa, o persoana cu adevarat deosebita, dedicata muncii sale si implicata in tot ceea ce presupune a oferii un ajutor si o informatie necesara la momentul potrivit! Va recomand cu incredere serviciile echipei Flymedi, o echipa cu adevarat profesionista!Buna!
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    I found my dental clinic on flymedi. The staff was so supportive and friendly. They have called me several times to inform about the treatment and updates. They picked me up from the airport and even they visited me during my treatment. I will travel again to complete the treatment in 3 months.
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    Pentru mine Flymedi pare o necesitate pentru cei lipsiti de cunostinta unei limbi straine, gen engleza/germana, la fel si pentru cei care au nevoie de mai multe indrumari catre clinici si inca mai au intrebari catre medici.
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    Good operation result but transfer organization was not satisfied
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