The Best Breast Augmentation Massage.
Why do you Need to massage your implants after a Breast Augmentation?
Breast massaging is an important part of your breast augmentation recovery care. When breast implants are placed during your augmentation surgery, scar tissue can form around them, a process known as capsular contracture. The goal of breast augmentation massage is to help prevent or minimize the development of excessive scar tissue and maintain soft and natural-looking breasts. Breast augmentation massage techniques, when performed correctly and with appropriate pressure, can help break up any potential scar tissue formation, promote implant mobility, and give you a more natural shape.
How Often Do You Need to Massage Your Breasts After Your Breast Augmentation?
Breast implant massage is an essential technique for those who have undergone breast augmentation. It helps in maintaining the softness of the implants and ensuring their proper positioning. The following steps provide a detailed guide on how to perform these massages effectively.
Once your breasts are a little less sore, as early as 5-7 days after your surgery, you should begin to massage your breasts to help open up the pocket to give the implants room to move around and maintain a natural look. After your breast augmentation, you should do a breast augmentation massage every single day for a few minutes to maintain mobility and avoid capsular contraction. This should be a life-long process so you can be sure to notice any changes in your implants!
Post-Op Breast Augmentation Massage Step-By-Step Video
How to Massage Breasts Implants Instructions
Step #1: Displacing the Implant
The first step involves displacing the implant to maintain its mobility within the breast pocket. This process is crucial for preventing capsular contracture, a condition where scar tissue forms around the implant, leading to hardness.
Using your thumb and pointer finger, gently pinch your breast from the sides. Then, carefully push your breast inward. This action allows the implant to slide upward towards your collarbone. It’s essential to perform this motion gently to avoid any discomfort or damage to the breast tissue.
Step #2: Shifting the Implant
The second step focuses on the horizontal movement of the implant. This technique is essential to maintain the implant’s flexibility and prevent it from becoming fixed in one position.
Using the same thumb and pointer finger, move your breast implant horizontally. Perform a side-to-side shifting motion, guiding the implant towards and away from your other breast. Ensure that this motion is done smoothly and without applying excessive force.
What Else Do I Need to Know Post Breast Augmentation Surgery?
A breast implant massage is just one important step of getting the best breast augmentation results.
It should be done regularly as advised by your healthcare provider. Always use gentle motions and avoid applying too much pressure. If you experience any pain or discomfort during the massage, stop immediately and contact our office or your surgeon.
If you are a patient at Chicago Breast & Body Aesthetics and have more questions, please don’t hesitate to contact your post-operative nurse or call our office at (312) 846-1529 .
Remember, the key to effective breast implant massage is consistency and gentleness. Regular practice of these techniques will help in maintaining the health and appearance of your breast implants.
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