What Does New Jersey Breast Augmentation Feel Like After Surgery?

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What Does New Jersey Breast Augmentation Feel Like Right After Surgery?

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A common question among those considering a Breast Augmentation in New Jersey is what recovery will be like following the procedure. Understanding potential side effects and being prepared for how you will feel after the surgery is extremely important.

Immediately after the procedure, you will be taken to a recovery area. When you initially begin to wake up from the anesthesia, it is normal and expected to feel quite groggy. Due to the effects of the anesthesia some people even feel groggy to the point of being unable to keep their eyes open. As soon as you are able to fully wake up and are coherent, you will be able to leave the clinic.

It is required that you have a friend or family member waiting to take you home after the surgery as you will be unable to drive and will require some assistance. Following the procedure, the plastic surgeon usually puts a special type of bra or an ace bandage over the chest. These typically have to stay on until at least the next day or your next appointment, where the surgeon will remove them and allow you to see your results.

When you first wake up after a New Jersey Breast Augmentation, it is likely that you will feel a great deal of pressure on your chest. Depending on the location of the implants, your chest muscles may also be extremely sore, especially if they have been placed beneath the muscle. As a result, any movements that flex the pectoral muscles will be quite painful for the first few days following the procedure.

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This includes many typical, day to day movements such as moving your arms, coughing, sneezing, getting up and reaching up which will all be quite uncomfortable. It is also normal to experience swelling and tenderness in the breasts. Although it varies on an individual basis, some degree of bruising is also normal.

An often-surprising feeling experienced after a Breast Augmentation are ‘zingers’. These are sharp, shooting pain in the breasts that come and go. These are common and are actually a good indicator of the healing process. These may also be accompanied by burning sensations which are the result of muscle being stretched and should subside as healing continues.

Undergoing a life changing procedure such as a New Jersey Breast Augmentation can also have a significant emotional impact. Feeling tired, sore, cranky, nauseous and even slightly depressed are all normal emotions and will pass as you go through the healing process.

It is important for patients to understand that results will not be at their optimal level for the first few days following the surgery. As the body goes through its natural healing process, the results will slowly become more and more visible.

Dr. Gartner is well known as one of the top plastic surgeons specializing in Breast Augmentation in New Jersey. Following an in depth consultation, Dr. Gartner will walk you through the specifics of your surgery based on your unique physiology and explain what to expect from start to finish.

Dr. Gartner prides himself on his patient centered approach and provides extensive post-operative support through a series of follow-up appointments to monitor your recovery and address any concerns.

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