How do I know if I am a good candidate for breast augmentation?

If you are looking to increase your breast size, due to uncomfortness with their shape and volume, and you have a good health condition; you could be a good candidate for this procedure.

What happens during breast augmentation surgery?

You will be asleep during your surgery due to the application of general anesthesia. A small incision is made under the breast or on the areola.The doctor will separate the tissue or the muscle to place the implant on your breasts.

Which type of implants do you work with?

We have FDA approved brands of implants, we work with silicone implants (FDA approved for women of 22 years old or more).

The implants are made of texturized cohesive gel brand named Nagor. The size can be determined the day of surgery once you speak with your surgeon. We have a stock of all sizes, so whichever you choose will be here and ready. They are gummy bear type implants.

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Which are the differences between placing the implant under the tissue or under the muscle?

Subglandular (under tissue) placement of implants are very common within our patients because the discomfort and recovery after surgery are shorter, and the pain could be less than the pain after a submuscular procedure. Although to place the implant under the muscle (submuscular), gives the breast a more natural look for those patients that are very thin. Read more about the differences and benefits of both techniques in:

Which is the length of the surgery?

The surgery lasts about 1 hour.

Will I have to stay in the hospital?

Most of our patients are able to go back home on the same day of their surgery.

How much time will I have to wait to go back to work?

In about 1 week you will be able to return to your normal activities and go back to work.

Do you have some extra tips for a faster recovery?

Follow carefully all the post-op instructions we give to you after your surgery, also the most common recommendations for the first three weeks after surgery are:

  • Avoid lifting heavy items.
  • Do not raise your arms above your head

When would I see the final results of my breast augmentation surgery?

Final results are not seen until 6 months after the surgery, or in some cases, 1 year later.

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