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Breast Augmentation Surgery Dubai

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Cosmetic surgeries, like breast augmentation Dubai or breast implants, have made it easier to help women enhance their aesthetic appeal. Popular as ‘boob job’, this surgery involves fat transfer treatment to let the patient get a desired shape or size for their breasts. The breast sizes of women may naturally differ due to various reasons such as heredity, or serious deformities and asymmetry due to cancer surgeries. Breast augmentation is also an effective method to regain breasts volume that is often reduced during weight loss or post pregnancy, which gives it the name "Mammaplasty".

Junqueira Medical Clinic is a renown aesthetic clinic in the UAE offering result-oriented breast augmentation surgeries. With a team of highly certified surgeons in Dubai, we have performed breast implant surgeries for varied clients as per their specific requirements. Using safe augmentation techniques and advanced surgical equipment, we try and make the breast enhancement process efficient and painless. The collaborative effort of our expert plastic surgeons at well-built medical infrastructure ensures quality treatment and immense comfort for the patients. Contact us to know more about our breast improvement services.

Ideal Candidate for the Surgery

Breast augmentation is a deeply personal procedure, and it's important that you're doing it for yourself and not for someone else, even if that person has offered to pay for it. Patient satisfaction is high, specifically when they want the procedure themselves.

You may be a candidate for breast augmentation surgery in Dubai if:

  • You are physically healthy and you aren't pregnant or breastfeeding
  • You have realistic expectations
  • Your breasts are fully developed
  • You are bothered by the feeling that your breasts are too small
  • You are dissatisfied with your breasts losing shape and volume after pregnancy, weight loss or with aging
  • You are unhappy with the upper part of your breast appearing "empty"
  • Your breasts are asymmetrical
  • One or both breasts failed to develop normally or have an elongated shape

If you're considering surgery, spend some time reviewing breast augmentation photos and learning about what to expect during recovery. Preparation ahead of time helps patients have reasonable expectations and a smoother recovery.

Breast Implant Types

Saline Breast Implants

These implants are filled with sterile salt water. Should the implant shell leak, a saline implant will collapse and the saline will be absorbed and naturally expelled by the body.

Saline breast implants provide a uniform shape, firmness and feel, and are FDA-approved in Dubai for augmentation in women age 18 or older.

Structured Breast Implants

Structured implants are filled with sterile salt water and contain an inner structure which aims to make the implant feel more natural.

Silicone Implants

Silicone breast implants are filled with silicone gel. The gel feels a bit more like natural breast tissue. If the implant leaks, the gel may remain within the implant shell, or may escape into the breast implant pocket. A leaking implant filled with silicone gel will not collapse.

If you choose silicone implants for breast augmentation, you may need to visit your plastic surgeon in Dubai regularly to make sure the implants are functioning properly. An ultrasound or MRI screening can assess the condition of breast implants.

Silicone breast implants are FDA-approved for augmentation in women age 22 or older in Dubai.

Gummy Bear Breast Implants

Form-stable implants are sometimes referred to as gummy bear breast implants because they maintain their shape even when the implant shell is broken.

The consistency of the silicone gel inside the implant is thicker than traditional silicone gel implants. These implants are also firmer than traditional implants.

Shaped gummy bear breast implants have more projection at the bottom and are tapered towards the top. If a shaped implant rotates, it may lead to an unusual appearance of the breast that requires a separate procedure to correct.

Placement of gummy bear implants requires a slightly longer incision in the skin.

Round Breast Implants

Round breast implants tend to make breasts appear fuller than form-stable implants. Higher profile augmentation options in Dubai can achieve even more projection.

Because round implants are the same shape all over, there is less concern about them rotating out of place.

Smooth Breast Implants

Smooth breast implants are the softest feeling. They can move with the breast implant pocket, which may give more natural movement.

Smooth implants may have some palpable or visible rippling under the skin.

Textured Breast Implants

Textured breast implants develop scar tissue to stick to the implant, making them less likely to move around inside of the breast and become repositioned.

Texturing offers some advantage in diminishing the risk of a tight scar capsule.

Implant manufacturers occasionally introduce new styles and types of breast implants, so there may be additional options available.

Whether you choose saline or silicone implants, it is important for you to monitor your breast implants and follow-up with your plastic surgeon for appropriate checkups.

Breast Implant Replacement

Breast implants are not considered to be lifetime devices, and they may need to be replaced. You can see your plastic surgeon for an annual examination to evaluate your breast health and implant or augmentation integrity in Dubai.

Over time, your breasts will change due to aging, weight fluctuations, hormonal factors and gravity. As the appearance of their breast’s changes with time, some patients have a breast lift or an implant exchange to restore a more youthful contour.

Our Breast Augmentation Procedure

A breast augmentation procedure Dubai includes the following steps:

Step 1 – Anesthesia

Medications are administered for your comfort during the surgical procedure. The choices include intravenous sedation and general anesthesia. Your doctor will recommend the best choice for you.

Step 2 – The Incision

Incisions are made in inconspicuous areas to minimize visible scarring. You and your plastic surgeon will discuss which incision options are appropriate for your desired outcome. Incision options include: along the areolar edge (peri-areolar incision), the fold under the breast (inframammary fold) and in the armpit (axillary incision). A belly-button approach is associated with a higher complication rate.

Incisions vary based on the type of breast implant, degree of enlargement desired, your particular anatomy and patient-surgeon preference.

Step 3 – Inserting And Placing The Breast Implant

After the incision is made, a breast implant is inserted into a pocket either:

A. Under the pectoral muscle (a submuscular placement)

B. Directly behind the breast tissue, over the pectoral muscle (a submammary/ subglandular placement)

The method for inserting and positioning breast implants depends on the type of implant, degree of enlargement desired, your body type and your surgeon's recommendations.

Step 4 – Closing The Incisions

Incisions are closed with layered sutures in the breast tissue and with sutures, skin adhesive or surgical tape to close the skin.

Over time the incision lines will fade. The quality of scar depends on many things, including your genetics, exposure of your body to nicotine and infection.

Step 5 – See the Results

The results of the treatment are immediately visible. Get more information about breast augmentation results in Dubai.

Breast Augmentation Recovery

Immediately after surgery, during your breast augmentation recovery in Dubai, you will be taken into a recovery area for close monitoring.

Your breasts will be wrapped in gauze dressings and an elastic bandage or support bra will minimize swelling and support the breasts as they heal.

You may be permitted to go home in Dubai when you are stable for discharge, after an hour or so.

Before leaving, you will be given specific postoperative instructions and a follow-up appointment with your plastic surgeon. You may also receive medications or a prescription, but many plastic surgeons prescribe postoperative medications in advance. Your prescribed medications may include pain pills and an antibiotic to prevent infection. Wear your support garment (a bra or elastic band, called a bandeau) around the clock as instructed by your plastic surgeon. Some surgeons may ask patients cleanse the incision sites and apply ointment, while others will ask their patients to keep tape or a bandage on. Because instructions vary, it's important to follow all your plastic surgeon's instructions carefully.

Because it is possible to bleed into the pockets around the breast implants for the first several days, take it easy until you have permission to increase your activity level. Acute pain typically subsides after one to five days, but you may experience soreness and swelling for a few weeks.

Resume exercise and normal activity according to your plastic surgeon's directions.

Breast Augmentation Results

While a breast augmentation yields larger breasts right away, the final results may take a few weeks as the swelling subsides, and the skin stretches. Some patients may need to wear a bandeau to help shape their breasts, especially if they have underlying asymmetry or very small breasts to start with. Incision lines may take several months, even a couple of years, to fade.

To achieve optimal breast augmentation results, follow your surgeon's post-operative instructions and return for follow-up visits in Dubai.

Risks And Safety

The decision to have plastic surgery is extremely personal and you will have to weigh the potential benefits in achieving your goals with the risks and potential complications of breast augmentation. Only you can make that decision for yourself.

You will be asked to sign consent forms in Dubai to ensure that you fully understand the procedure and any risks and potential complications.

Possible breast augmentation Dubai surgery risks include:

  • Anesthesia risks
  • Bleeding/Hematoma
  • Infection
  • Changes in nipple or breast sensation
  • Poor scarring
  • Wrong or faulty position of the implant
  • Implant leakage or rupture
  • The formation of tight scar tissue around the implant (capsular contracture)
  • Fluid accumulation (seroma)
  • Wrinkling of the skin over the implant
  • Persistent pain
  • Possibility of revision surgery

These risks and others will be fully discussed prior to your consent. It is important that you address all your questions directly with your plastic surgeon.

Preparation Tips

In preparing for breast augmentation, you may be asked to:

  • Get a blood test
  • Take certain medications or adjust your current medications
  • Stop smoking
  • Avoid taking aspirin and certain anti-inflammatory drugs as they can increase bleeding
  • Stop taking recreational drugs, such as cocaine

Breast augmentation surgery should be performed in an accredited outpatient or ambulatory surgical center or a Dubai hospital. This is for your safety. If your surgeon has a may informal setting, he or she may not be a board-certified plastic surgeon.

If your breast augmentation is performed on an outpatient basis, arrange for someone to drive you to and from surgery and to stay with you for at least the first night following surgery.

What Breast Augmentation Can And Can’t Do

Breast Implant Can –
  • Increase fullness and projection of your breasts
  • Improve balance of breast and hip contours
  • Enhance your self-image and self-confidence

Breast implants may also be used for breast reconstruction after mastectomy or injury

Breast Implant Can’t –
  • Breast augmentation in Dubai does not correct severely drooping breasts
  • A breast lift may be required along with a breast augmentation for sagging breasts to look fuller and lifted

Breast Augmentation FAQs

Will breast augmentation treatment affect breastfeeding in any way?

According to experts, breast implants do not have any effect on a woman’s breastfeeding capacity as the milk is not affected by breast augmentation process. In rare cases, where the surgery may cause minor damage to the nerve of glands, the milk production may be slightly affected. However, the incision types may also.

How much time does it require to complete a breast augmentation surgery in Dubai?

The breast implant treatment may require around one hour or more in which an incision may be made on the breasts or other muscles in the surrounding.

Are breast augmentation Dubai surgeries painful?

The surgery begins with administering a sedative to the patient to help reduce inconvenience or pain caused by the process. However, post-surgery, the patient is likely to get a sore sensation in the breast area. This condition will improve in about a day or two.

How can choose the best breast augmentation method for my body?

The method used for breast improvement surgeries may differ from patient to patient. For standard size increasement purposes, breast implant is the prominent method in use. This technique is also useful for women who do not possess excess fat in any part of the body for fat transfer surgeries.

Do these aesthetic surgeries have any connection with breast cancer?

As a matter of fact, researches have proven that breast augmentation surgeries in Dubai do not increase any risk of breast cancer in women. Also, the breast implants cannot obstruct cancer detection and hence do not cause any delay in identifying this harmful medical condition.

 

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