Breast Reconstruction Surgery
A breast reconstruction surgery is typically performed by cosmetic surgeons in women who have recently undergone mastectomy for the treatment of breast cancer.
Breast Reconstruction is about creating a different breast look via the placement of breast implants. Most women who get this procedure want to recreate the desired appearance of their breasts. The nipple and areola can also be recreated (Nipple-Areola Reconstruction).
During surgery, saline or silicone breast implants or a woman’s own fat tissue is placed within the breasts – these implants may be round or teardrop-shaped. Saline implants are more popular with modern family women, as they are generally safer.
Silicone Breast Implants Vs Saline Breast Implants
There are 2 types of major breast implants. Silicone & Saline Implants. However, there is a new generation of silicone implants which are safer than previous versions.
Saline implants are little softer than silicone, so they offer a different feel. Women who are contemplating breast augmentation surgery will be able to research breast implants types and shapes in order to decide what is right for them.
They should also consult with their plastic surgeons. There are different methods for putting breast implants in place. There is generally a little scarring from this procedure. Breast augmentation is usually performed while the patient is under general anesthetic.