Choosing The Right Breast Augmentation Surgeon

Feeling comfortable is one of the most important parts of choosing a cosmetic procedure. You should feel at ease and not worry about asking any questions about a potential surgery. It’s important to do your research about a potential breast augmentation surgeon.

Ask questions about their medical training and their experience performing surgeries. Look at their before and after images and ask questions about size and shape! Also think about the communication between you and the doctor and even the staff. Were they courteous and caring?

Dr. Rast strives to make each and every one of his patients feel comfortable and confident with their cosmetic surgery experience. He specializes in breast augmentation and is proudly a 5-star rated surgeon on RealSelf.com.

Questions To Ask Your Breast Augmentation Surgeon

If you aren’t sure what to ask, look through our list of top questions below. Ask Dr. Rast the following questions to help you understand his experience and the actual procedure. You can also learn about breast implants from our main page.

Questions To Ask Dr. Rast

Are you board certified?

Where did you get your degree?

How many years have you been practicing?

Do you perform breast surgeries often?

What is the most common complication you encounter?

What is your re-operation rate with implants?

What is the most common type of re-operation?

Do you have your own surgery center or do you work in a hospital?

Questions About Breast Augmentation

What shape, size, texture, incision and placement site would you recommend?

How will my breasts change over time?

What results can I expect?

What are the risks?

Will I be able to breastfeed after surgery?

What other procedures are available if I decide against breast implants?

Request An Appointment In Kansas City

Meet with Dr. Rast to understand breast augmentation and how he can help you get the cosmetic results your want. We can help you enhance your body and confidence with breast implants. Dr. Rast and our talented team will help you reach your cosmetic goals by creating beautiful, natural looking results at the perfect size. Call (913)451-3722 or contact us online to schedule your consultation! 

We also offer the complete range of plastic surgery procedures in our center, located on the outskirts of Kansas City in Leawood, KS.

 

Breast Implant Placement

In a breast augmentation procedure, implants are placed either under the pectoralis muscle (sub-muscular) or on top of the pectoralis muscle and under the breast glands (sub-glandular). There are advantages to each type of breast implant placement and depending on your goals and body type, Dr. Rast may recommend one or the other for you. Learn more about the most common pros and cons of each type of surgical placement!

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Sub-Muscular Breast Implant Placement

Cons

  • Surgery and recovery may be longer
  • recovery may be more painful
  • Re-operation is more difficult

Pros

  • Less Visible Implants
  • Implants Less Palpable
  • Mammogram imaging easier
  • Preferable for women with thin breast tissue

Sub-Glandular Breast Implant Placement

Pros

  • Shorter Surgery
  • Shorter Recovery
  • Easier Re-Operation

Cons

  • More Visible/Palpable Implants
  • More Difficult Imaging During Mammogram
  • Not Recommended For Women With Thin Breast Tissue

Appointments Available In Kansas City!

Want to learn more about breast augmentation and which type of placement would be right for you? Work with Dr. Rast to create a personalized augmentation plan. We can help you enhance your body and confidence with breast implants. Dr. Rast and our talented team will help you reach your cosmetic goals by creating beautiful, natural looking results at the perfect size. Call (913)451-3722 or contact us online to schedule your consultation! 

We also offer the complete range of plastic surgery procedures in our center, located on the outskirts of Kansas City in Leawood, KS.