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Are breast implants under warranty?

Each implant company has their own warranty policy. The patient coordinator will provide you with a brochure at the time of your consultation.

How painful is breast augmentation recovery?

We encourage patients to allow themselves 3 days of rest after breat augmentation surgery. Most patietns are able to return to work in 3 - 5 days.

Does insurance cover breast implants?

No, insurance does not cover cosmetic breast augmentation surgery.

What is the most common breast implant size?

The resulting cup size does not directly correlate with the implant size as it depends on the size of the breast you begin with. The goal is to make the breasts proportionate to the chest wall diameter, resulting in a natural look. Each breast (and patinet) is unique. Dr. Prysi will discuss your implant options with you at length during your consultation.

Do you have to replace breast implants every 10 years?

Breat implants do not need to be replaced after 10 years or any other specific time period.

What is the difference between a breast augmentation and breast implants?

Breast implants are the medical devices that are inserted into the breast for augmentation. Breast augmentation is the name of the procedure. Also, there are different techniques that can be used for breast augmentation.

Will breast implants lift my breasts?

Breast implants cannot lift or reposition the breast tissue. If you are experiencing sagging of the breasts, implants could accentuate it.

What are the early signs of capsular contracture?

Typically, capsular contracture is asymptomatic (showing no symptoms) until it is in the later stages. When capsular contracture is in the later stages’ patients will experience some pain in the breasts, stiffness, and firming of the breasts.

How is breast augmentation performed?

The breast augmentation procedure is performed either under general anesthesia. This procedure is done by placing the implants either behind the breast tissue or under the chest muscle. This surgery is outpatient.

Can you breast feed after breast augmentation

Women are still able to breastfeed with breast implants. The breast augmentation surgery doesn’t involve the ducts where the milk is produced.

How do I prepare for breast implants?

Dr. Prysi will give you detailed instructions for breast augmentation preparation. It is important to stop smoking at least six weeks prior to your procedure. Also, make sure that you have someone drive you from your procedure and stay with you for the first 24 hours post-op.

How are breast implants placed?

Your surgeon will make an incision either near the armpit or under the breast. Through this incision they will create a pocket to place the implant in. Silicone implants require a larger incision than saline implants since silicone implants come pre-filled.

Will I lose feeling in my nipples after a breast augmentation?

After breast augmentation it is not uncommon to notice some changes in nipple sensation, this typically resolves with time. Very rarely will nipple sensation not return.