Frequent Questions

The Clinical Staff at Páris Clinics is at your disposal to satisfy all your needs: what we wish for the most is for you to be comfortable in your skin, and that is why we believe the only person that can answer that question is you.

We always try to prevent and minimize possible accidents, however, there is no such thing as a risk-free surgery. We always work from a prevention standpoint, and that is why we schedule several appointments and exams before the operation and work in an adequate environment serviced with all the security and emergency equipment.

Before you choose your doctor, it’s important that you verify his or her qualifications and previous work. In Portugal, you can directly check the Portuguese Medical Association to make sure your doctor is specialized in plastic surgery. At Páris Clinics, only accredited doctors are allowed to perform the procedures, whether they are surgical or minimally invasive.

The best time to undergo plastic surgery is when you feel prepared and have time to rest according to the doctor’s instructions for a good post-surgery recovery, regardless of the season. The majority of the patients prefer to get treated during winter, to avoid sun exposure.

Yes, you can breastfeed after mammary augmentation or reduction.

No, the implants we use at Páris Clinics have a life-long warranty from their manufacturer and don’t need to be swapped.

You might lose some of your sensibility during recovery, but in most cases, it’s only a temporary loss.

No, but you should warn the technician of your implants.

We recommend that breast augmentation is performed after the patient’s hormonal and breast growth is stabilized. This normally occurs at around 18 years old.

The implant volume will depend on variables like height, weight, thorax width, and breast base dimension. Your doctor is at your disposal to help choose the implant most adequate for your body and expectations.

Although it is not considered a ‘rejection’, there can be a reaction called capsular contracture. This happens as a result of about 15% of breast augmentation surgeries. It consists of the thickening of the membrane or capsule around the prosthesis. If the patient is properly followed by the doctor, then this situation is easy to identify and treat in its early stages. Advanced stages require surgery and implant substitution.

Yes, even with a mammary prosthesis, you can (and you should) keep doing regular exams, but should warn the technician of your implants.

There are several implant brands. At Páris Clinics we only work with life-long guaranteed silicone implants, and we follow our patients very closely. The swap must be validated by a doctor, upon further examination and diagnosis.

You can, but it will be more comfortable after you wait a year.

Local anesthesia is applied either topically or intravenously in the area you are going to treat. You’ll feel a numbness in the area, much like you would at the dentist.

General anesthesia is administered intravenously or by inhalation.

No, you will be completely unconscious.