Breast augmentation — also known as augmentation mammoplasty — is a surgery to increase breast size and can be performed by Dr. Secretan in Lethbridge, Alberta. It involves placing breast implants under breast tissue or chest muscles.
For some women, breast augmentation is a way to feel more confident. For others, it’s part of rebuilding the breast for various conditions.
If you’re considering breast augmentation, consult with your plastic surgeon. Make sure you understand what surgery involves, including possible risks, complications, and follow-up care. Here’s a quick snapshot of what you can expect throughout the process.
The consultation, which typically lasts 45-minutes, will be your time to spend with Dr. Secretan, as well as the staff. We will discuss your goals and expectations and review with you the various options that exist in performing the procedure. Ample opportunity will provided to ensure your personal comfort level with both the procedure and with us. Once you have decided to proceed with breast augmentation, we will do our best to schedule your surgery as conveniently for you as possible.
Possible breast augmentation surgery risks include: anesthesia risks, bleeding, hematoma, infection, changes in nipple or breast sensation, poor scarring, wrong or faulty position of the implant, implant leakage or rupture, the formation of tight scar tissue around the implant (capsular contracture), fluid accumulation (seroma), wrinkling of the skin over the implant, persistent pain, possibility of revision surgery. These risks and others will be fully discussed prior to your surgery.
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Pictured here is a sub-muscular breast augmentation performed by Dr. Secretan to restore and enhance this beautiful patient’s breast shape.
- Weight: approximately 133lbs
- Height: 5’ 3”
- Implant: full projection True Form II 325cc silicone implants
- 6 week post operative image
Breast augmentation surgery is usually performed as an outpatient procedure, although overnight facilities are available if you are from out-of-town or coming from a distance. To learn more about what to expect before surgery, during surgery, and after surgery, click here. You’ll also be able to review some of the before and after care.
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