Breast Massage after Breast Augmentation
Purpose of Breast Massage after Breast Augmentation
To keep the implant pocket soft and open, resulting in a natural looking breasts.
Some plastic surgeons believe that breast massage may reduce capsular contracture. However, currently there's no clinical studies showing that it reduces capsular contracture.
Breast Massage (Photograph Courtesy of prplastic.com) Note: The implant stabilizer on the far lower right is not part of the breast massage. Not all patients will require an implant stabilizer.
Breast Implant Massage Recommendations
Breast massage may be started 3 to 5 days after your breast augmentation surgery.
Perform this 3 times per day
Emmanuel De La Cruz MD, PLLC
The Woodlands Plastic Surgeon
Prior to massaging your breasts after breast augmentation, I recommend consulting your plastic surgeon.