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Best Bra Options After Breast Augmentation By Vishnu Rumalla on July 29, 2019

A woman in a black braFor several years in a row, breast augmentation has remained the most popular plastic surgery procedure in the United States. Getting breast implants can have so many benefits for your self-esteem and overall appearance. Dr. Vishnu Rumalla has helped numerous breast augmentation patients from Keller, TX and the surrounding regions undergo meaningful and remarkable transformations with so many positive results.

Once you get breast implants, you’ll have a lot of practical matters to consider. Finding a new bra is just one of them. Let’s cover some of the basics about getting a bra after breast augmentation surgery and offer some advice.

Surgical Bras for Your Post-Op Recovery

After undergoing breast augmentation, wearing a surgical bra can be essential for proper healing. A surgical bra provides support for the breasts after the surgical procedure, and can help provide comfort, reduce swelling, and even improve the overall outcomes of surgery.

During the consultation process, we can help you pick a good surgical bra based on your torso and frame as well as the size of implants that you’ll receive.

Comfort and Support Are Your Priorities

Once you’ve fully healed from breast augmentation surgery, you’ll want to replace your old bras, swimsuits, and even certain tops. While looking for new undergarments and outfits, you should be mindful of the support provided and comfort while wearing these garments.

Support means that your breasts are properly held up so that gravity will not lead to excessive sagging over time. Comfort means that you feel all right wearing this garment or undergarment, and that the support provided doesn’t involve excessive squeezing or compression.

Get a Professional Bra Sizing/Fitting

Undergoing a professional bra sizing or fitting is a great option to consider once you have breast implants. This service is available in numerous lingerie stores and specialty boutiques in the greater Keller area.

A professional bra fitting means you can find a bra that is right for your figure. Your cup size is noted, as are proper measurements for the bra straps, bra band, bra bridge, and so forth.

Avoid Underwire Bras

Generally, patients with breast implants should avoid underwire bras. The underwire is usually uncomfortable if you have breast implants. If your implants were placed with an incision underneath the breasts, the underwire can irritate the scar tissue as well.

Consider a Front Closure Bra

Reaching behind your back to unhook your bra can become trickier with larger breasts. For the sake of convenience, you might want to have a few front closure bras. These bras that can be clasped in the front are a great option and can add variety to your wardrobe.

Sports Bras After Getting Implants

Staying fit after getting breast implants means finding the right sports bra for your needs. Support and comfort are keys here as well. You should try on multiple sports bras to find the one that’s best for your frame and the athletic activities you usually do.

Learn More About Breast Augmentation

If you live in or around Keller and want more information about life after breast augmentation surgery and what to expect, be sure to contact a skilled cosmetic plastic surgeon. Dr. Rumalla can be reached by phone at (817) 741-6801.

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Dr. Vishnu Rumalla is a board-certified plastic surgeon serving patients throughout the Greater Fort Worth area. He is affiliated with several professional organizations, including the:

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery

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