There are several types of approaches to breast augmentation. Each breast augmentation approach involves one or more incisions. Women interested in breast augmentation may select the under the breast, at the crease. Alternatively, women interested in breast augmentation may select to have incisions made in the arm pits or through the belly button. Regardless of the discreet location of the incisions, scars ultimately appear following breast augmentation surgery. The degree of scarring is usually minimal. Regardless, plastic surgeons focus on minimizing the extent of scarring.
Techniques for Scar Reduction
Plastic surgeons take strides to reduce the ultimate appearance of scars in breast augmentation surgery. Plastic surgeons use techniques that limit the extent of trauma to the treatment area and reduce tension on skin which helps to reduce the extent of scarring. Plastic surgeons may advise the use of scar creams to reduce the appearance of breast augmentation scars. Other recovery aids such as compression garments or select natural healing remedies that limit swelling help to reduce the appearance of breast augmentation scars.
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