What is Breast Augmentation with Implants?
Breast augmentation surgery is one of the most common and popular cosmetic procedures in the United States. Many women desire larger, more youthful breasts. Plano, TX plastic surgeon Dr. Kristen Ann Aliano Messina's goal is to achieve the most natural-looking breast appearance possible. Breast implants may be either silicone or saline, and vary in shape, size, and texture. They are added to the natural tissue of the breasts in order to achieve a fuller look and better shape. During your initial consultation, our staff will discuss the different breast implants and incision options with you to determine how to best meet — or even exceed — your aesthetic goals.
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Am I a Candidate for Breast Augmentation with Implants?
Prospective patients for breast implant surgery should be physically healthy with fully developed breasts. If you are dissatisfied with the shape of your chest because they appear lifeless, you may benefit from this aesthetic breast treatment. Moreover, if your breasts have been affected by aging, nursing, or weight loss, this treatment can give them life with increased volume. Some individuals with these concerns may also require a breast lift. Breast implants may be a welcome solution if you weight train or have little to no natural breast mass.
How Is Breast Implant Surgery Performed?
Incision type, as well as implant placement, are factors that are generally made ahead of surgery. After a small incision is made, the silicone or saline implant will be placed through the incision and deposited into a surgically created pocket and then fitted into its correct position. Once the implant is in position, the incision is carefully secured with sutures. There are a variety of methods that may be applied for implant placement. These are either under the pectoral muscle or behind the breast tissue but over the pectoral muscle. Where to place the implant is based on several factors, including the type and degree of implant enlargement. Regardless of the incision type, scarring is usually minimal.
What Results Can I Expect from Breast Implants?
Breast augmentation is an outpatient procedure that may last from an hour to several hours. It is performed using general anesthesia in an accredited surgical facility. All activities must be limited within 48 hours after surgery. There will be bruising and swelling, and a compression support bra will also be worn to help in healing. It is normal to feel tightness around the chest area as the skin adjusts to the breast’s new shape. Most patients may resume normal activities within seven days. However, exercise should be avoided for at least 4 – 6 weeks. It takes at least six months for the breasts to look, feel, and function normally in regards to softness, sensation, and final placement.
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Boost the Shape and Volume of Your Breasts
Breast implants are a popular aesthetic option that seamlessly adds volume to the breasts. Dr. Aliano Messina provides women with silicone or saline breast implants designed to beautify a breast's shape, size, and symmetry with a natural-looking outcome. Schedule a consultation at Beyond Beautiful Texas in Plano, TX today to receive a comprehensive assessment of your breasts so we can tailor a custom surgical plan for your precise needs.