You may have heard about the latest craze in plastic surgery overseas – rapid recovery breast augmentations. This procedure has been heavily featured in the media for a few reasons. Firstly, it promises a recovery time that is substantially faster than traditional breast augmentations. Secondly, there are people questioning if in fact it is safe for individuals to become active again so quickly after a serious surgical procedure.
Rapid Recovery Breast Augmentations: The Next Trend?
Rapid recovery breast augmentations are said to be less invasive. Surgeons claim to map out a pattern of the major blood vessels in order to avoid them when incisions are made. This ensures there is less trauma to the body making it possible for individuals to resume normal activity quickly. As a result, this type of procedure may be a trend that we see again in the future. However, it is believed that there are substantial risks.
Risks of Rapid Recovery Breast Augmentation
Surgeons that offer rapid recovery breast augmentation say that it’s possible to return to some regular activity the same day. Taking a shower, for example, is recommended although this is something that cannot occur so soon after traditional surgery. Other surgeons worry that this promise may cause patients to push themselves too hard to return to their normal activities and that it may cause them to tear out their stitches, develop an infection, or experience other complications that result due to insufficient recovery time. Individuals may also take insufficient care of their incision sites due to the belief that the surgery is not severe. These risks do not make the surgery too dangerous, provided patients are careful and surgeons are diligent in providing thorough care instructions to them.
Booking Less Invasive Surgical Procedures
Dr. Fiorillo does not currently offer rapid recovery breast augmentations, but uses the current technologies in plastic surgery to ensure that procedures are as non-invasive as possible. Contact us today to learn more.