Following mammary surgery, an individual recovery process is needed for each person. For this, initially, moderate rest during the first days will be necessary and the patient will wear a strapless bra, similar to a sports one. During the process, it will be necessary to attend revisions in the clinic and undergo lymphatic drainages by a professional, which will favour a quicker recovery. In some cases, the use of an elastic mammary band shall be indicated by Dr. Javier Collado for the search of the best result possible. Following the instructions correctly, the patient will return to the activities of their daily life within two weeks.
In a mammoplasty augmentation intervention, as well as a mastopexy, Dr. Javier Collado will indicate the use of strips for the scars with the aim of preventing their hypertrophy or forming keloids. The appearance of this type of pathologies depends mainly on the healing ability of the patient.
Numerous studies have been conducted which have shown that women with prosthesis do not have a greater risk of cancer or immunological illnesses than women without them. Women with prosthesis can get pregnant and breastfeed their children. It has not been proven that silicone passes into breastmilk.