Benefits of Massaging the Breasts After Getting Breast Implants
If you undergo breast augmentation surgery, then it is important to follow the proper care instructions during the recovery period to ensure that you can benefit from your breast implants to the fullest potential. For the first three months after undergoing breast augmentation, regular massaging of your breasts should take place. This should occur for the first three months, and then for the next 6 to 12 months, but less frequently. This stimulation and massaging will ensure that your implants are properly placed, feel softer and reduce scar tissue that can build up if left unattended.
Massaging after a Breast Lift and Augmentation
If for some reason you have undergone a breast lift procedure at the same time as an augmentation, it is not suggested to massage your breasts at all – or if surface implants have been implanted. There are various techniques in which you can massage your breasts after augmentation, and it is suggested the you look in the mirror while conducting the massage. This is just to ensure that you are doing the massaging techniques properly and you are able to physically see the position of the breasts while doing so.
Different Massage Techniques
There is a downward, upward, lateral and medial technique, these techniques will be discuss during your visit with Dr. Rast at his office at the time of the breast augmentation surgery. Additionally, if you have already undergone the surgical procedure and you feel a capsular contractual, there are special techniques that can be utilized to minimize that as well. After a breast augmentation surgery, it is going to take a little adjusting to your new breasts, and there will be a settling period. If you experience a sharp pain and fever you should definitely contact your physician immediately, but if you follow your after care and massage instructions properly – there should be minimal issues that arise.
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