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Breast Augmentation

Have you ever thought about enhancing the size of your breasts?

If the answer is "Yes," then you've likely considered undergoing cosmetic treatment. As the most popular procedure in plastic surgery, breast augmentation effectively improves the volume and projection of the breasts through the insertion of implants.

The Benefits of Breast Augmentation

Improved Physique

A fuller and more shapely bust will noticeably improve your figure.

Increased Confidence

Knowing you look more attractive often increases your level of self-confidence.

Ability to Wear New or Different Clothing

An improved physique and confidence will likely encourage you to wear different types of clothing.

Breast Augmentation Implant Options

  1. Consists of an outer silicone shell filled with sterile salt water
  2. In the case of an implant rupture, the body will safely absorb and eliminate the salt water through natural metabolic processes
  3. Tends to look less natural and is more likely to show rippling
  1. Consists of an outer silicone shell filled with silicone gel
  2. More closely resembles the feeling of natural breast tissue and is less likely to rupture
  3. In the case of a rupture, an MRI screening may be needed
  1. Consists of an outer silicone shell filled with thicker silicone gel
  2. May be anatomically shaped and will retain its shape in the case of a rupture
  3. Costs more than saline and traditional silicone implants
  1. Youthful shape and natural feel
  2. Filled with saline that is safely absorbed by the body if ruptured
  3. No sticky silicone gel from ruptured implants in surrounding tissues
  4. No silent rupture – you will always know that your implants are intact
  5. Lower rupture rate and higher rupture strength
  6. Requires a smaller incision than silicone gel implants
  7. No costly MRIs needed to detect silicone gel rupture
  8. Smooth surface

Frequently Asked Questions

All breast augmentation procedures are performed with the patient under general anesthesia.

Most patients usually take about two weeks to recover from breast augmentation, although many individuals return to work after one week. To ensure proper recovery, patients should avoid more strenuous physical activities and exercises for at least six weeks.

Like most surgical procedures, there is some discomfort associated with breast augmentation surgery. However, prescribed medication and compression garments will alleviate the pain that is present during recovery.

In most cases, breast augmentation is considered an elective procedure and not covered by insurance. During your consultation, we will determine whether insurance will cover your procedure and discuss the financing options available to you.

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Dr. Henry is dedicated to helping her clients feel gorgeous, sexy, and confident

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