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Feeling and Looking Younger

After I finished having my kids, I knew that I wanted a mommy makeover. My stomach was in terrible shape, my arms looked completely destroyed, and my legs had been carrying weight for years. I wanted a full body overhaul, so I started by doing what I could to look and feel younger. I started exercising each and every day, and then I worked hard on doing my hair and makeup better. It was amazing to see the difference it made, but I wanted something more. I consulted with a cosmetic surgeon, and I scheduled the surgery that changed my life for the better. Check out this blog for more information on looking and feeling younger.

Going Abroad For Breast Augmentation Surgery: Do's And Don'ts

A lot of women find that the cost of enlarging their breasts here in the states is too high. They will look to other countries to get the job done cheaper. In many cases, these foreign breast augmentation surgery centers are located in Latin and South American countries, and some of them are not really "centers" at all. If you are considering taking a "vacation breast augmentation" trip, at the very least follow some of the following "do's" and "do not's."

DO Make Sure That the Foreign Surgeon Is Licensed and Certified

Real cosmetic surgeons in foreign countries are licensed doctors that are certified with their country's plastic surgeon organizations. This means that they will do a good job, and they are not just some "hack" with a surgical table, a scalpel, and silicone implants taken from a deceased patient (yes, that does happen!). You should be able to verify the doctor's credentials online with the country's medical licensing board and with the plastic surgeon's certification listings.

DO Verify That the Spa You Are Staying at as Part of Your "Recovery Package" Is a Clean and Comfortable Facility

The biggest draw to getting a breast augmentation in these foreign countries is the "spa stay and recovery package." The first several days after your surgery, your breasts will be really sore, draining fluid from the surgical sites as they heal, and you will be sleeping off the medications given from anesthesia and for pain. The remaining couple of days, you will not be interested in much, besides sitting by the pool and having some cool drinks. Regardless, make sure that the "spa" is very clean and comfortable so that your breasts do not get an infection.

DO NOT Go Bigger Than Your Breast Tissue Can Stretch

A lot of women make the mistake of thinking that because they are getting such a great deal on their augmentation surgery, they should "go as big as they can" so that they only have to have one surgery. This is not a good idea, even if you have your surgery at home in the U.S. Your breast tissue is only able to stretch so far, and if you get implants that are too big, you risk tearing your stitches and some of your breast tissue as well. The implants could also fall out.

DO NOT Leave the Hospital Immediately after Surgery

Cosmetic surgery is major surgery. You should not be leaving the hospital immediately after surgery. Make sure the doctor and nurses are looking after you for at least forty-eight hours. 

For more information, contact your local breast augmentation surgery center.