You can expect some swelling, bruising and discomfort after breast augmentation. Swelling and bruising can take several weeks to resolve, and discomfort may be present for several days and can be alleviated with medication. The breasts may also feel very sensitive to physical contact for a period of time. Bandages are placed on the breasts… Read More »
Breast Augmentation FAQs
Dr. Steinbrech performs breast augmentation at the JCAHO accredited office-based surgery facility at Gotham Plastic Surgery. The surgery commonly takes one to two hours to complete and may be performed with either general or local anesthesia. Dr. Steinbrech will make the incision in one of four possible locations: under the armpit, in the crease beneath… Read More »
There are several possible locations for the breast augmentation incisions: under the nipple (periareolar), in the crease beneath the breast (inframammary), under the armpit (axillary), and endoscopically though the navel (TUBA). Breast augmentation is a very individualized procedure and the incision locations will be discussed with Dr. Steinbrech during your consultation.
Virtual Surgery is a unique pre-operative evaluation offered by Dr. Steinbrech using your specific breast measurements in concert with pre-operative photos that are digitally morphed to help you plan what your post-operative result will be. At Gotham Plastic Surgery, we find that patients especially enjoy this portion of the process because it allows them to… Read More »
If you are interested in enhancing or enlarging your breasts, breast augmentation may be right for you. Patients should be healthy, and should be realistic in their goals for improvement. Breast implants can be combined with a breast lift for individuals who are seeking improvement of sagging breasts. Dr. Steinbrech will be happy to meet… Read More »
Often referred to as breast enlargement or breast enhancement, breast augmentation is a plastic surgery procedure designed to enlarge and/or enhance the breasts with the use of saline or silicone implants. Breast augmentation is one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures performed today and is sought by women for a variety of reasons. Some… Read More »