What Actually Happens During Breast Surgery?
During a breast augmentation surgery procedure, Dr. Rast will make small incisions in the chest region and insert a breast implant into the tissue. Several decisions will need to be made before surgery that will guide your specific procedure. Watch this brief overview from plasticsurgery.org to see more surgery specifics.
In order to keep you comfortable during the procedure, anesthesia is provided.
There are multiple locations for the incision. The incision can placed in the nipple (periareolar), under the breast (inframammary), or armpit (transaxillary), as shown in the graphic below:
While there are multiple incision options, the inframammary (under the breast) incision is the most common.
Placement of Implants
The implants are then placed in the body through the incisions. Implants are placed either over the muscle or under the pectoral muscle. Whether the implant is placed over the muscle or under the muscle is a decision based on the size of your implants, breast tissue available, and goals for breast augmentation surgery.
Closing the Incision
Dr. Rast will close the incisions using sutures and surgical tape. The scars from the incisions will fade over time.
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What actually happens during augmentation surgery?
Schedule Your Consultation In Kansas City
Call Dr. Rast at (913) 451-3722 or contact us online to learn more about breast surgery and your options. Our plastic surgery team will walk you through the breast augmentation procedure and help you achieve a natural, beautiful look based on your personal goals.
Our offices are conveniently and privately located on the outskirts of Kansas City, KS.