Every woman wants firm and full sized breasts for her body being the placement of breast implants an excellent option to achieve that. I use the highest quality silicone gel implants.
BREAST AUGMENTATION WITH IMPLANTS
Physically healthy women who want to increase the size of their breasts in order to improve their body shape.
There are commonly three incisions. The first being the inframammary incision which is made in the breast fold. The second, the periareolar incision, is made between the skin of the breast and the pigmented skin of the areola, and finally the transaxillary incision that is made in the armpit.
They can be placed below the muscle (submuscular) or below the gland (subglandular).
It depends on each person. During the preoperative evaluation, we will discuss which one is indicated based upon your goals and physical frame.
Neither one of them is better nor worse. Each one has its own advantages and disadvantages.
Round implants mark the cleavage more, fill the upper pole of the breast more and have a low rate of rotation. Whereas, anatomical implants mark the cleavage less, fill the upper pole less and have a 5-10% rotation possibility.
It is variable. It may take around 1-2 weeks. However, it is not recommended to lift heavy objects or do strenuous activities for 6 weeks after surgery.
There is a possibility that larger implants may cause decreased blood flow to the nerves, resulting in loss of sensation. Regular massage of the nipple and breast tissue can help.
An hour and a half approximately.
It is an outpatient procedure (discharge the same day).
General anesthesia and sometimes regional anesthesia.
Patients can return to their daily activities in about a week.
The result is permanent. Nonetheless, aging changes will continue occurring and after a few years, it may be necessary to perform a breast lift.
Pain is mild in most patients. However, this depends on each patient’s pain tolerance. Analgesics are prescribed to reduce pain.
- Capsular contracture: it is a hard capsule around the implant, and depending on the degree, it can cause pain and alter the shape of the breast. This can be fixed by changing the implants.
When the breast growth is complete, which normally occurs around the age of 18.
In some cases, it is combined with liposuction or abdominoplasty.
Dr. Alvis Jimenez performs breast augmentation with implants in the clinics in Mexico City at Hospital Ángeles Lindavista and in Tijuana at NewCity Medical Plaza.