Pectoral implants are made of silicone. Unlike breast prosthesis for women, pectoral implants are solid silicone, gel filled not. However, consistency is soft and smooth, but provide the firmness of a well-developed muscle. Pectoral implants come in various sizes according the tastes or, well the needs of each particular case.
The surgical procedure was performed under general anesthesia. Through a small incision of approximately 4 cm armpit level opens a channel through which your surgeon will place implants behind the pectoral chest muscles.
The procedure usually requires about 1 hour and, in more complex cases almost two hours.
Immediately after surgery, a bandage will be placed Vest to keep the implants in place established thus preventing slipping.
You can return to your home within 4 hours after completion of surgery, approximately.
The dressing should be used approximately 15 days, however this does not disqualify you to develop your daily activities.