Just like any
nothing is “risk-free”.
and bleeding are the most common
but it is also important to understand some of
the other potential complications. Uneven aligned
resulting in having the breasts not look symmetrical. There
is the risk of a reaction to the anesthetic or sedative medication,
as with any surgical procedure.
As with any
surgical procedure, infection can occur during or after the breast
implant operation. Infections with an implant present are sometimes
harder to treat than infections in normal body tissues. If an infection
does not respond to antibiotics, the implant may have to be removed.
Read more about the signs and symptoms of an infection.
also known as "tissue death"is a risk that occurs when the tissue loses
oxygen during the healing stages. This is one of the worst
complications and not very common, however it can occur as a result
of the procedure.
With a breast lift or augmentation, the
tissue support at the bottom of the breast can weaken, allowing the
breast tissue to move downward forcing the bottom crease lower on the
chest. Read more about how this complication can happen, view
photos, and the surgical procedures needed to remedy.
expect after surgery. Losing sensation
in the breast as a result of the procedure is something the patient
might suffer immediately after the surgery – but the majority of
patients do eventually regain their sensation again. However,
the risks are there that this could end up being permanent. Nerves
that had become compromised during the surgery tend to regenerate at
a very slow rate, but usually the feeling will return.
Mondor's Cord isnot
really a complication, however something that can show up anywhere after
surgery. Mondor’s Cord are a
in which they appear with firm “cord-like” bands that form just under
the skin near the breast.
Sometimes after any surgery done
to the breast area, you may begin producing breast milk. This is more likely if you have
previously lactated. The milk production often stops spontaneously or medication
may be given to suppress milk production. In rare cases, if the lactation
does not stop, implant removal may be needed.