Mammoplasty (Surgery mammary glands)

Improved appearance of chest or bust area.


The mammary glands are by nature the identification symbol of femininity, and to exalt the trait offer various interventions according to their need.

  • Breast augmentation
  • Reduction mammoplasty
  • Mamopexy (breast lift)
  • Breast reconstruction after trauma or cancer


If you often wish that your breasts are bigger, fuller look , this surgery may be the right choice. This cosmetic procedure uses silicone implants to enlarge her breasts and contouring.

Is mammoplasty Augmentation suitable for me?

Women who undergo this surgery do so to improve their image.

Any of these conditions makes it a good candidate:

  • Feels upset because she thinks her breasts are too small.
  • Weight loss change the size and shape of your breasts.
  • After having children, your breasts have become smaller and lost their firmness.
  • The dresses fit your hips but are too big for your breasts.
  • One of your breasts is noticeably smaller than the other.
  • You feel self-conscious or embarrassed when in swimsuit or top.

What are the requirements to have the surgery?

  • If you are a young woman should have fully developed breasts.
  • Must be emotionally mature and well understand the motivations for wanting the procedure (yourself feel better).
  • Expectations must be real, the procedure will provide improvement but not perfection, your breasts will not be those of a famous personality, they will be yours.

What can I expect from the consultation?

It is the first step to access surgery. The surgeon will assess the physical and emotional goals and discuss cosmetic surgery. You will need to provide complete information about your medical history.

Important details, such as changes in your breasts will be discussed, raising or lowering weight changes during pregnancy can be unpredictable. You may suggest additional procedures such as Mamopexy if your breasts are very saggy.

How is the surgery performed?

The most common techniques and associated scars are discussed. A small incision, usually not more than 6 cm, is located under the breast 2cm above the groove sub breast or around the areola or in the armpit. The prosthesis is placed below the gland below the fascia or muscle.

Implant Safety?

Importantly, textured silicone implants do not cause cancer or adjuvant or collagen vascular disease. Those on the market have an average life of 10 years guaranteed by the manufacturers.

Thousands of women annually undergo this procedure without experiencing major complications, however you should understand very well the risks and benefits of surgery before undergoing it.

How long is the surgery?

Between 1 and 2 hours depending on the technique and anatomic variants of each individual and is usually performed under general anesthesia and requires hospitalization.

What to do after the surgery?

The pains of the first day will be controlled easily with painkillers ​​by your surgeon.

You must use permanent brassier that helps reduce inflammation and maintain the contour of your breasts.

Follow the instructions of your surgeon in detail and ensure indicated massages are performed.


If your breasts are too heavy, have not obtained a proper fitting bra and / or have back problems associated with breast size, you may need surgery.

Is the reduction mammoplasty appropriate for me?

  • If you try to hide her breasts with baggy clothes, do not get a proper bra and feel back pain related to the size of their breasts, this surgery can solve these problems.
  • It is important to know that breasts may continue to grow for many years after the end of puberty. This would imply the need for a second surgery.
  • Have surgery once your breasts have stopped growing, at least six months without changing bra size would be a reasonable time.
  • The goal of surgery is to reduce breast size preserving the viability of the nipple-areola complex.
  • Create a stable and aesthetically pleasing breast size.
  • Currently, the techniques attempt to minimize scarring although this is not possible in cases of very large breasts.
  • Do not forget, to reduce the size of the breasts will not eliminate back pain if you are overweight and / or have a large abdomen.

What can I expect from the consultation?

An examination by my surgeon and in some cases, my breasts may not need reduction but other procedures such as mammopoexy, augmentation or mammoplasty may be recommended.

The size and location of scar tissue which can be concealed are discussed

How is the surgery performed?

Under general anesthesia the surgery lasts between three and four hours depending on the size of the breasts. Scars are also is related to the size.


  • Pain is controlled with the medicines prescribed ​​by the surgeon and the patient usually returns to normal life within 8-10 days.
  • You must use Bra all the time.
  • Wait patiently, the scars will improve with the passage of time, usually between 6 months to 2 years.