Breast augmentation is one of the most frequently performed cosmetic surgery procedures. It can give women with small or unevenly sized breasts a fuller, firmer, better-proportioned look through the placement of saline or silicone implants in the breast or transferring excess fat from another region of the body.
Our patients elect to undergo breast augmentation for many different medical and aesthetic reasons, including balancing breast size, compensating for reduced breast mass after pregnancy or surgery, and correcting a congenital breast defect.
Breast augmentation with implants requires a thorough discussion of the various factors innate to implants such as their fill (silicone or saline), shape, size, and their placement. To minimize the possibility of complications it is critical that the implant fit your body and body type. In our practice the implant is most often placed behind the pectoralis chest muscle, but there are exceptions depending on level and type of activities that a patient partakes in where sub-glandular placement is performed. There are also a few options for placement of the incision at the time of surgery (armpit, along border of areola, or under the breast along the natural crease). The best decision for your body is made through examination and a thorough discussion of the specific aspects that make a patient a candidate for one approach over another.
- Breasts Implants (Saline vs Silicone Implants)
Breast implants are silicone shells filled with either saline (salt water) or silicone gel. Both are very safe, and each offers its own advantages. Let our surgeons go through the pros and cons of each style to help you make the best decision for your body.
- Autologous Fat Transfer (“Natural Breast Augmentation”)
Our surgeons apply their fat grafting expertise to offer a natural means of breast augmentation. Combining liposuction to harvest the fat reintroduced into the breasts, they are able to soften breast contours, improve symmetry, restore fullness, or provide modest volume enhancement. This truly personalized long lasting approach has minimal downtime and scarring.
We know that every woman is unique in her desires and body shape, so we ensure that in every consultation our patients enjoy a completely customized surgical plan designed with their specific goals in mind. Schedule your consultation today.