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Augmentation Mammaplasty

Also known as “Breast Augmentation,” this is a cosmetic surgery procedure that utilizes implants to increase breast size.

  • General anesthesia is typically used
  • Surgeon makes an incision either under the breast, under the areola or in the armpit
  • A soft breast implant (usually filled with saline solution) in inserted through the incision and placed into a pocket made under the pectoral muscle or directly behind the breast tissue over the muscle
  • Incisions may be closed with sutures, skin adhesive or surgical tape