Plastic surgery

Breast augmentation

Breast augmentation or augmentation mammoplasty involves improving the size and appearance of the bust by implanting a silicone prosthesis. It can be done because you want to have more volume or after losing weight, as well as to rebuild a breast after a mastectomy or injury.

OBJECTIVE: To give a better aesthetic appearance, increase the projection of the breasts looking for the balance and harmony of the body.

RESULTS THAT CAN BE ACHIEVED: Visible results immediately, increases satisfaction as it recovers, improves the balance of physical appearance and increases personal confidence and self-esteem.

OPERATING AND POSTOPERATIVE ASPECTS

  • General anesthesia is commonly used but it can also be done under local anesthesia and a sedative.
  • The approximate recovery is 7 days, after this time you can resume your daily activities gradually. Physical contact should be avoided for 3 to 4 weeks with the exception of the bra.

DISCOMFORT: temporary bruising, mild to moderate swelling, changes in nipple sensation.

Breast lift

Breast lift or mastopexy is a surgical procedure in which excess skin and tissue that accumulates in the mammary gland is removed, sometimes involving the change of position of the areola and nipple. Pregnancy, breastfeeding, losing weight or aging are causing a flabby skin and smaller breasts, these problems solves them.

OBJECTIVE: To restore volume and firmness to the breasts, to avoid back and neck pain due to the fallen chest, as well as to improve the appearance and self-esteem of the patient.

RESULTS THAT CAN BE ACHIEVED: The patient will feel better about her appearance and herself.

OPERATING AND POSTOPERATIVE ASPECTS:

  • General anesthesia.
  • Generally does not require hospitalization.
  • You can resume work activities in no less than 7 days after the procedure. Activities of greater physical effort may be performed 4 to 6 weeks after surgery. The type of procedure is what will determine the type of healing.
  • DISCOMFORT: Inflammation, mild to moderate discomfort, bruising, skin sensitivity, dryness and numbness.

Abdominoplasty

Abdominoplasty with tummy tuck technique or high lateral tension is a surgical procedure that involves repositioning and tightening the lateral abdominal muscles, repositioning the navel and removing excess skin and fat from the area.

OBJECTIVE: To achieve a more youthful appearance by eliminating flaccidity and improving the body contour with a better definition of the upper part of the abdomen.

RESULTS THAT CAN BE ACHIEVED: Improved abdominal contour and combined with an improvement of the skin of the thighs. The results are immediate and lasting, however, it is important to have a healthy diet and exercise regularly to maintain the figure achieved.

SURGICAL ASPECTS

  • General anesthesia.
  • You can resume work activities 2 to 4 weeks after the procedure. Activities of greater physical effort as recommended by the doctor. Maturation and smoothing of the scars from 3 to 12 months after the intervention.
  • DISCOMFORT: Inflammation, pain that is controlled by medication, numbness of the skin, temporary bruising.

Liposuction

One of the procedures of Aesthetic Surgery that is carried out most around the world. It consists in the elimination of fat deposits, by means of a vacuum device and a suction cannula.

Liposuction is performed in various areas of the body: abdomen, buttocks, thighs, knees, calves, hips, ankles, forearms, breasts, neck, chin and cheeks.

OBJECTIVE: Improvement of body contour by eliminating unsightly fatty deposits.

RESULTS THAT CAN BE ACHIEVED: Permanent, can be improved by carrying out a proper diet and exercising regularly.

SURGICAL ASPECTS

  • General anesthesia or local anesthesia with intravenous sedation.
  • They will be able to resume work activities from 5 to 14 days after the procedure. Activities of greater physical effort of 2 to 4 weeks later. The disappearance of ecchymoses and inflammation will depend on the amount of fat extracted and the area treated, taking from 1 to 6 months.

DISCOMFORT: Inflammation, numbness, ecchymosis, burning sensation and pain temporarily.

Facial Lifting

The facelift or rhytidectomy is a surgical procedure in which the manipulation of the fatty tissue and muscle tissue of the face corrects the flaccid skin, neck fall and cheekbones. It may be accompanied by other procedures such as neck lift, eyelid surgery, forehead stretching, eyebrow lift.

OBJECTIVE: Give a young and natural appearance to the skin of the face, stretching and removing excess fat tissue.

RESULTS THAT CAN BE ACHIEVED: It lasts from 8 to 10 years in most cases. Repositioning adjustments can be made.

SURGICAL AND POSTSURGICAL ASPECTS

  • General anesthesia or local anesthesia with intravenous sedation.
  • You can resume work activities 10 to 14 days after the procedure. Activities of greater physical effort to resume them at least 2 weeks. Avoid sun exposure for several months and use sunscreen against UVA and UVB rays.

DISCOMFORT: Temporary swelling, numbness, tightness, itching, and dryness on the skin. In the case of men, they should permanently shave the back of the ears where the skin is repositioned with hair growth.