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Dr. Daskalov

Private Clinic for Plastic and Reconstructive & Esthetic Surgery

Breast: Procedures - Esthetic Surgery


Breast: Breast augmentation

Breast augmentation involves using implants in order to create fuller breasts or to restore breasts that may have lost volume due to weight loss or from pregnancy. If you are unhappy with the size or shape of your breasts, augmentation surgery is a choice you should consider. Breast augmentation can increase the fullness and projections of the breasts, improve the proportions of your figure and improve yourself image and yourself confidence. Breast augmentation alone does not correct severely drooping breasts. If you want them to look fuller and lifted, a breast lift may be required in combination with breast augmentation, that operation can be done at the same time as your augmentation.

Breast augmentation may be a good option for you:

  • You are physically fit
  • You have realistic expectations
  • You are bothered by the size of your breasts
  • You are dissatisfied with your breasts
  • Your breasts vary in size or shape

Operative technique

Most frequently used approach is with a periareolar incision, so the scar after few months will be invisible. Depending on the wish from the patient, a space Is formed inside above or under the pectoral muscle, where the implants will be placed, leaving the mammary gland completely intact.

Duration of procedure and anesthesia

The procedure lasts from 1 to 1.5 hours under total anesthesia

Recovery

Return to normal activities after 3-4 days, the sutures are removed after 9 days, wearing a sports bra for 2 months after the surgery is recommended.

Rare complications

Nipple sensitivity disorder, mild swelling and sense of tension that withdraw for 2 weeks.


Breast: Breast reduction

Breast Reduction, technically known as reduction mammoplasty, is designed for women with very large, pendulous breasts. These women may experience a variety of medical problems due to the size of the excessive weight of the breasts from back and neck pain and skin irritation to skeletal deformities and breathing problems. The procedure removes fat, glandular tissue, and skin from the breasts, making them smaller, lighter and firmer. It can also reduce the size of the areola. The goal is to give the woman smaller, better shaped breasts in proportion with the rest of her body.

Operative technique

The most frequent is short scar and vertical scar technique.

Duration of procedure and anesthesia

The procedure lasts from 1 to 1.5 hours under total anesthesia.

Recovery

Return to normal activities after 6-7 days, the sutures are removed after 2 weeks, wearing a sports bra for 2 months after the surgery is recommended.

Rare complications

Nipple sensitivity disorder, mild swelling and sense of tension that withdraw for 2 weeks.


Breast: Breast Reconstruction

Reconstruction the non existing breast tissue after Mastectomy or in congenitally underdeveloped breast.

Operative Technique

The breast can be reconstructed with silicone implant, sometimes because of the lack of the skin, first the skin should be expanded with expansion in the first act with a tissue expander or Becker`s implant which remains permanently. Afterwards the patient comes every 7 – 8 days In order to put physiological solution through a special spot on the skin, so that the implant gets gradually filled in up to the desired volume.

Duration of procedure and anesthesia

The procedure lasts from 1 to 1.5 hours under total anesthesia.

Recovery

Return to normal activities after 6-7 days, the sutures are removed after 2 weeks, wearing a sports bra for 2 months after the surgery is recommended.

Rare complications

Nipple sensitivity disorder, mild swelling and sense of tension that withdraw for 2 weeks.


Breast: Breast lift

Breast lift – Mastopexy

Breast lift or Mastopexy, Is a surgical procedure to raise and reshape sagging breasts. Over the years, factors such as pregnancy, nursing, and the force of gravity take their toll on a woman`s breasts. As the skin loses its elasticity, the breasts often lose their shape and firmness and begin to sag. Mastopexy can also reduce the size of the areola. If your breasts are small or have lost volume for example , after pregnancy, breast implants can be inserted in conjunction with mastopexy to increase both their firmness and size. The amount of scarring involved will depend on what type of lift is performed.

Operative technique

The most frequent is short scar and vertical scar technique.

Duration of procedure and anesthesia

The procedure lasts from 1.5 to 2 hours under total anesthesia.

Recovery

Return to normal activities after 6-7 days, the sutures are removed after 2 weeks, wearing a sports bra for 2 months after the surgery is recommended.

Rare complications

Nipple sensitivity disorder, mild swelling and sense of tension that withdraw for 2 weeks.


Breast: Gynaecomastia: Male breast reduction

Reduction of male breasts due to enlarged glandular or fat tissue

Operative technique

The gland is removed through a small incision around the nipple so the effect post operatively will be minimal scar.

Duration of procedure and anesthesia

The procedure lasts from 1 to 1.5 hours under total anesthesia.

Recovery

Return to normal activities after 10 days , the drains are removed after 48 hours when you leave the hospital, the sutures are removed after 10 days, wearing a elastic bandage for 1 month during sports after the surgery is recommended.

Rare complications

Swelling and possible seroma.

Breast: Inverted nipple

Patient Info


Preparation for Surgery
Before your scheduled appointment for surgery, you must take care of the recommendations given to you by the doctor from the previous reviews and consultations (physical activity, nutrition, rest and medications if necessary).
After interventions under general anesthesia is necessary to stay in hospital for one or two days. The operations under general anesthesia are performed in the general hospital Remedika.
During your stay in the hospital there is a staff at your disposal composed of a nurse, anesthesiologist and surgeon who guarantee 24 hour care. Patient documentation is strictly guaranteed.

Most frequent questions


For interventions under general anesthesia food and drinks are not allowed 4 to 6 hours before the operation. For interventions in local anaesthesia food and non alcoholic beverages are allowed.
Jewellery and piercing should be removed before the operation as well as the makeup.
Smoking is strictly forbidden during your stay at the hospital.