Breast Augmentation in Missouri City, TX
Also called augmentation mammoplasty, breast augmentation is a surgery to enlarge or enhance the size and shape of a woman’s breasts. It is also used after breast reconstruction to balance uneven breasts, and to restore volume lost after breastfeeding, childbirth or weight fluctuations. Signature Plastic Surgery offers breast augmentation to women in Missouri City, TX who want to enhance their body shape and appearance and enjoy improved self-esteem.
Signature Plastic Surgery will perform a comprehensive consultation with you prior to surgery. Decisions will be made regarding the type and size of implants and placement of the incision and your questions regarding the surgery and expected outcomes will be answered.
You can increase breast size by one cup size or more, using implants filled with either saline or silicone. An incision is made to create a pocket for the implant. Depending on physical characteristics and desired outcome, the incision can be made around the areola, underneath the breast or beneath the chest muscle, or in the armpit area. Scarring is minimal and easily concealed. Sensitivity and normal breast function are maintained, and surgical complications or side effects are rare.
Breast augmentation in Missouri City, TX is done under general anesthesia, and medications are used to minimize any discomfort. Most women are able to return to normal activities in less than a week. If you are dissatisfied with the size and shape of your breasts, and would like more shapely body contours and a more attractive appearance, breast augmentation might be the perfect solution.
How Long Is The Recovery After Breast Augmentation?
Following the breast augmentation procedures, patients can expect their breasts to be tender or swollen for up to a week after surgery. It is recommended that women take one to two weeks off of work or school in order to aid the recovery. The first few days should be limited to minor activity and plenty of rest. Results can usually be seen after the first month and will continue to improve as the breasts heal. Dr. Stapenhorst can provide a prescription for pain management medication to help alleviate any discomfort. During your consultation and following the procedure, Dr. Stapenhorst will advise of any additional guidelines or recommendations you may need to follow.
Signature Plastic Surgery offers Missouri City, TX residents both cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, and will be more than pleased to assist you in achieving the breasts you want via a breast augmentation. You can contact us at 281-616-8800 with any questions you might have or to set up an appointment with our professional staff.