Breast augmentation is a plastic surgery procedure that enhances the size and contour of a woman’s breasts. At bodySCULPT®, an established plastic surgery practice in Manhattan, NYC, we offer breast augmentation using a variety of techniques. Our plastic surgeons focus on providing women with customized treatment plans to achieve their unique goals.
Women opt to have this procedure for different reasons – to enhance a small bust line, to correct breasts that differ in size and shape, and to reshape breasts that have lost volume and firmness due to excessive weight loss, pregnancy, aging, breastfeeding, or other factors. By improving body contour, the procedure greatly boosts patient confidence and self-esteem.
Breast enhancement is also performed to reconstruct the breast after mastectomy.
1. Breast Implant Surgery
This procedure involves the surgically inserting breast implants to achieve the desired enhancement. We offer augmentation using the following types of FDA-approved breast implants:
Silicone implants look and feel more natural than saline implants as they have a texture similar to breast tissue. Gummy bear implants are made of high-strength silicone gel and are less likely to wrinkle, fold, or ripple.
The IDEAL IMPLANT is the latest option and offers a natural feel along with the safety of saline inside. With the structured IDEAL implant, there is no need of an MRI to detect rupture. Breakage is easily detected by just looking in the mirror and the saline is safely absorbed by the body.
Implant sizes come in different sizes, in shapes such as tear-drop and round, and with textured and smooth surfaces. In addition to individual preferences, size selection is influenced by considerations such as chest size and the amount of breast tissue present.
There are also various types of incisions. Implants may be placed through an incision in the armpit, at the edge of the areola, or under the breast. Our surgeons guide patients in choosing the right implant option as well as incision position based on an evaluation of their anatomy and augmentation goals.
While breast implant surgery is a great option to achieve your body contouring goals, you also need to be aware of the associated risks such as rupture, leaking, wrinkling and scar tissue buildup. At your initial consultation, our plastic surgeons will inform you about all the benefits as well as the risks of the various implant options and help you make an informed decision.
2. Composite Breast Augmentation
We also offer composite breast augmentation (lipoimplant augmentation). The procedure combines implants with fat transfer to provide a softer and more natural look and feel. It also offers a more natural-appearing cleavage.
Using advanced imaging technologies, our surgeons help patients visualize their breast augmentation results. The 3D imaging platforms we employ are Axis Three, Vectra 3D and Oculus Rift 3 dimensional imaging glasses.
The three-dimensional images generated by these platforms can be viewed from multiple angles and manipulated to show potential results from different treatment scenarios. Knowing what you will look like after the procedure before it is performed helps you take an informed decision.
At bodySCULPT®, breast augmentation performed on an outpatient basis. With extensive experience in performing cosmetic breast surgery, our plastic surgeons combine traditional surgical methods with the latest technologies to design a customized treatment plan for you.
To schedule your consultation for breast augmentation in New York City, call our plastic surgeons at 1-800-282-7285 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.