and just after surgery include complications from anesthesia, excessive
infection. Very rarely some of these complications result in a second
operation and/or removal of the
Most breast augmentationa are performed under general
anesthetic and it is important you have a
board certified anesthesiologist present at your surgery. Do make
sure you have nothing to eat or
drink from midnight the night before, to time of surgery (including
water). It is common to experience
nausea and vomiting after surgery from the anesthesia, this should
subside in a few days with plenty
of water and rest.
Excessive bleeding or a hematoma can occur, which may
require drainage. It is important that you
you do not take any products containg aspirin, anti-inflammatories,
blood thinners or vitamin E for 14
days prior to your operation as these medications can greatly increase
the risk of bleeding.
Infection can also occur, which can be treated with
antibiotics. Symptoms include fever, extreme
breast tenderness and swelling.
Some people have allergic reactions to medications
after surgery which usually involve nausea
and vomiting and the medication not reducing pain.
Please note, it is common for you to feel mild symptoms
of some of the above after surgery so
please do not panic. If you feel any of the symptoms are not normal
do call your surgeon to be safe.