Breast Augmentation in Miami/Broward
What is a Breast Augmentation?
A Breast Augmentation is one of the surgical procedure most chosen for many woman to enlarge the size and improve the shape of their breasts, the procedure is to be performed by a Cosmetic or Plastic Surgeon, it can take place in a hospital or an ambulatory plastic surgery center .There is different ways to perform a Breast Augmentation, it can be done by placing a Silicone or Saline implants under the mammary gland or behind the pectoral muscle, thru a minimum access of 5cm incision under the crease or though the areola, that way you can achieve a rounder and fuller appearance of the breast.
Who is a good candidate for a Breast Augmentation?
You know if you are a good candidate for Breast Augmentation if you can agree to the following:
1- Patient is not happy with size and shape of the breasts.
2- Your Breast are flat, asymmetric or present lack of cleavage and volume.
3- You are a healthy patient with no active infections, Breast Cancer History or mayor illness.
4- Patient should understand that consuming big amounts of alcohol and nicotine may cause additional complications and delay in the healing process.
5- Patient should have a realistic expectation of the result and discuss implants options with the surgeon.
What is the recovery time for this procedure?
The recovery time for a Breast Augmentation depends on each patient, usually the patient will feel chest pressure for the first three days, most surgeons recommend first seven days rest and reduce activities, followed by several days no lifting, pushing or pulling heavy weights, or any type of exercise. Patient should start daily activity after two weeks. Discomfort and soreness may persist for 3 to 4 weeks. The final surgery outcome is subject to patient compliance.
What are the risks for Breast Augmentation?
As any other surgery Breast augmentation have risk that can be avoid by following the surgeon recommendations.
Most common complications includes:
1- Open Wound
3- Capsular Contraction
4- Hematoma (Bruising or Darkening color of the skin)
5- Seroma (Accumulation of Fluids)
6- Poor scar Healing
7- Implant rupture
Can I Finance the Breast Augmentation?
Yes, you can easily finance your Breast Augmentation surgery. There are various payment plans and financing options for this cosmetic surgery. For example, you can establish a credit, after applying online and then use the funds for the surgery.
At Dolls plastic surgery you can find different payments options such as:
1- Credit/Debit Card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express)
2- Financing (Care Credit, ProtaPay, Pay Possible)
3- Layaway plan ($1000 deposit is required)
Can I combine the Breast Augmentation with another procedure?
The idea of performing more than one procedure at once is very advantageous, with the developing of the medical technology the surgeons are effectively capable of performing two procedures at a time. There is a different option of other procedures that you can combine with Breast Augmentation.
1- Mastopexy (Breast Lift)
2- Liposuction (small areas)
4- Vaginal Rejuvenation
5- Upper/Lower eyelid
6- Face/Neck Lift
What type of Anesthesia is used for Breast Augmentation?
There are two types of Anesthesia that can be used for this procedure, General and Local Anesthesia both options need to be discussed with the surgeon and will be administered by a Licensed Anesthesiologist. Most surgeons prefer general anesthesia to ensure patient safety, comfort and best results.
Are the Breast Augmentation results permanent?
The results obtained after a Breast Augmentation can be permanent depending on the patient choices after getting the procedure.
Once the surgery is completed there is few things can change the result acquired such as changes on the body weight may vary the size and shape of the breast, getting pregnant and Breast feeding can make your breast sag, loose volume and cleavage.
How long is the procedure?
Breast Augmentation is a very common and simple surgery, the time of performance may vary depending on the doctor’s technique usually takes from one hour to one hour and a half. Time may change if it is combined with another procedure
How do I prepare for the Surgery?
To ensure the faster recovery be sure to get everything ready for your procedure, at Dolls plastic surgery we will guide you thru the process from the beginning to end.
For Breast Augmentation make sure to comply with the following:
1- Stop smoking 3 to 4 weeks prior to surgery.
2- Stop taking any diet supplement and consult with the surgeon if you take any other needed medication.
3- Get all laboratory studies requested 2 to 3 weeks in advance.
4- Get the garments and breast support recommended by your surgeon.
5- Patient must verify procedure is paid in full 20 days before surgery. This is the patient responsibility.
6- At Dolls plastic Surgery we request the patient to be at our office 24 hours before the surgery for Pre-op and ensure all paper work and consents are ready for surgery.