10 Tips for Breast Augmentation During the Holidays


Filipinos are in love with holidays. For some, it is more than just celebrating with their loved ones. Despite the crisis we are experiencing, we still find holidays like Christmas and New Year as the busiest times of the year. For sure, many are looking for discounts and shopping sales for gifting our loved ones, and some learn that this season is the perfect time for beauty enhancement.

Here in the Philippines, this season is also the busiest time of the year for plastic surgery. Whether patients seeking the best cosmetic surgery procedures like breast augmentation or those just looking for minimally invasive aesthetic procedures like injectables and laser treatments.

We know that people prefer to have their aesthetic transformation during the holidays because of the extra break from work and the bonuses during this time. This article is perfect for people  planning to have breast augmentation during the holiday break.  Below is a list of tips to help you get through your breast augmentation goals this holiday season!

  • Operation Discounts are great, but you have to do your research.
    Since it is a holiday, there are online advertisements highlighting customer’s incentives to market their products and services. However, as an important note, you shall take note that these online promotions should be double-checked, including their service and the breast implant to use for your safety. You should also note that having thorough research about these factors, especially the surgeon to operate,  is the best thing you should do first to guarantee that you are in good hands. Always look for board-certification and review their background to help you determine their qualifications.
  • Take Advantage of free holiday breast augmentation consultation.
    Given this pandemic, many of the patients are taking online consultations as an alternative to physical consultation. Some surgeons offer free online consultation for breast augmentation, including all the things you need to know before undergoing breast surgery. Preparing a list of questions is another thing you need to do for you to have a better understanding of the surgery. Nonetheless, your surgeons will give you initial advice to prepare for your surgery. You shall keep this in mind for better and successful breast augmentation results.
  • Get yourself physically and emotionally ready before the surgery.
    Expect that one thing you need to do when opting to have breast augmentation is to prepare for the surgery. As you think ahead of having an active-looking body through breast augmentation, you can expect to feel a mix of emotions. Whether getting excited or anxious – it is important to note that having yourself psychologically ready is one great practice before the surgery. Also, being physically and emotionally set is a critical component after the surgery. Keeping yourself prepared can help you with a better and swift recovery.
  • Give your time to decide what breast implants fit you.
    After making yourself ready for the surgery, the next thing you need to consider is to choose suitable breast implants. Most women want to have natural-looking breasts, and if you are one of them, another thing to keep in mind is that your expected results should match your frame. 

    Another thing to consider is the quality of the implants. Taking time to review their features and characteristics should be included on your list. Since safety is a vital component for this surgery, choosing implants with high-quality and high-technological features like Motiva® is another thing you need to consider. 

    Unlike other breast implants in the market, Motiva®  breast implants have a patented implant surface called SmoothSilk®/SilkSurface®.  The outer shell is designed for biocompatibility and helps minimize inflammation and reduce implant complications like double capsules, late seroma, implant rupture, and many more. Moreover, to help you and your surgeons check the shell’s integrity, Motiva® breast implants have this blue-tinted visual safety barrier called BluSeal®. As for durability and elasticity, these implants allow easier insertion through their TrueMonobloc® configuration. The implants also have a proprietary gel called ProgressiveGel® Plus that does not compromise softness and adapts naturally to follow your movement. 

    Motiva® breast implants, with their innovative implant properties and features,  offer safe, reliable, and optimum breast augmentation results.
  • Set Realistic Expectations for better results
    When it comes to this kind of surgery, keep in mind that you need to set realistic expectations. The outcome of your breast augmentation surgery depends on your body dimensions and lifestyle. Besides, the elasticity and the natural tissues of your breasts play a vital role in surgical outcomes. Therefore, setting up realistic and attainable breast augmentation results should be in place, and discussing this with your plastic surgeon is a vital step.
  • Follow the advice from your surgeon. 
    Before having the surgery, your surgeon will give you a series of advice to prepare you before the surgery. Expect that your surgeon will advise you to avoid doing some of the things you usually do, especially the activities that can affect your surgery. Here are some of the things your surgeon will ask you:
    •  Avoid taking aspirin and certain anti-inflammatory drugs as they can increase bleeding. 
    • Take certain medications or adjust your current medications. 
    • Stop smoking for at least 45 days before the surgery date. 
    • Maintain a healthy diet. 
    • Make sure you have complete sleep and enough rest. 
  • Prepare yourself after breast augmentation surgery.
    Setting up expectations after the surgery should also be considered. Soreness and swelling are likely for a few weeks. Expect that bruising is possible too. With complete and proper post-operative care, expect that scars will completely heal over time.

    As mentioned, you need post-operative care for fast recovery. Asking your surgeon about this will help you understand the things you should do to prevent implant complications. Your surgeon will also prescribe medication to manage the pain after the surgery.
  • The holiday break is great for your recovery period
    The holiday season is the most favored time to undergo breast augmentation. Ample recovery time is one of the crucial components for better results, and during this season, you can get some time off of work, giving you enough time to heal and recover from the surgery. Another good thing about this is you can spend more time with your family while enjoying and watching your favorite holiday movies.
  • When in a recovery period, maintain your healthy diet
    As in other surgical procedures, a healthy diet must be in place. We know that holidays mean a celebration, but there are foods and drinks on the table that you should avoid to help you with a swift recovery. 

    If you want to have a speedy recovery, you should stay away from high-fat and unhealthy food that can affect your intestinal flora. Holiday foods like chips, crackers, frozen desserts, carbonated drinks, and spicy foods are some of them. To help you with good food choices, taking fruits and vegetables should be included in your diet plan. You should also take foods high in proteins or foods with easily assimilated carbohydrates like pasta or brown rice for tissue regeneration.
  • Be Confident and flaunt your aesthetic transformation
    Take this season as an opportunity to boost your self-esteem and confidence with a new-found shape. It is time for you to ready your alluring dresses and bikinis in preparation for the upcoming year. Don’t be afraid to show the world the new you and be confident in your own skin! . 

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