Breast implants can be replaced or removed. Implant lifespans vary despite their durability. Complications, breast changes, or personal choice may lead some women to replace or remove them. A trained plastic surgeon must check the implants regularly.
Individuals and surgical techniques affect recovery time. After breast augmentation surgery, most patients take one to two weeks off work and avoid intense activity for four to six weeks.
Yes, breast augmentation corrects asymmetry. A qualified surgeon can improve breast symmetry and balance by changing implant sizes or location.
Non-surgical breast augmentation is possible. Fat transfer and breast pumps or suction devices that temporarily increase breast size are frequent ways.
Breast lifts (mastopexy) remove extra skin and tighten surrounding tissue to reshape drooping breasts, whereas breast augmentation employs implants to boost size and form.