New anesthetic and procedural technologies have made the recovery from breast augmentation surgery more comfortable for women looking to enhance the appearance of their breasts. Best of luck to you. A woman who is 5'2", lbs would not get the same implant as a woman who is 5'9" and lbs for example, so the size varies from person to person. The research was published as a Research Letter in the Jan. Some women do report mild discomfort that is treated with over the counter non-steroid anti-inflammatory medication such as ibuprofen every four to six hours.