- What is Breast Augmentation?
- How does this treatment differ from the other options?
- What Conditions May Be Treated?
- Whom is the treatment for?
- Whom is the treatment not for?
- How is the treatment done?
- What results may be expected?
- When will one see the results?
- How long do the results last?
- How to maintain or enhance my results?
- What is the recovery like?
What is Breast Augmentation?
Breast Augmentation inserts implants to create a natural appearance of fuller breasts in both standing and supine positions.
How does this treatment differ from the other options?
One time treatment
Greater size than fat injection
Longer lasting that fat
Easy to reverse
Quicker to perform than fat
Similar cost to fat injection
What Conditions May Be Treated?
Shrunken breast due to pregnancy and breast-feeding
Mild breast sagginess
Whom is the treatment for?
1. Patients with realistic expectations
2. Patients in good, healthy conditions
Whom is the treatment not for?
1. Patients with unrealistic expectations
2. Patients with low blood sugar, dehydration, acute disease, autoimmune disorder, blood disorder, cancer, or on bleeding thinning medications.
How is the treatment done?
Depending on individual, implants may be inserted via one of the following approaches: nipple, armpit, below-the-breast, or belly button incision. Soft saline or silicone implants are placed under the breast tissues to enhance the size and shape of the natural breasts.
The treatment takes about one hour in an outpatient surgery center.
General anesthesia is required.
What results may be expected?
1. Fuller breasts
2. More lifted breasts
3. Improved breast shape and size
When will one see the results?
The results are seen immediately.
How long do the results last?
Results last decades. Implants require replacement when deflated or capsulated.
How to maintain or enhance my results?
No additional maintenance is required.
Healthy eating and exercise are helpful to enhance results.
Further treatment may be recommended to further results.
What is the recovery like?
Recovery lasts one week.
Temporary swelling, soreness, and mild bruising are expected.
Prescription pain medications may be needed.
Most people return to work and activities in one week.
Cost of Treatments
Cost of treatment options ranges from three to five digits. An in-person consultation with your specialist physician will help to determine the best suitable solution to your own individual needs.