What is breast augmentation?
If you are a patient in Boston and you are thinking about getting a breast augmentation, then look no further and schedule a consultation with Boston’s renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Russo. With his years of experience as a cosmetic surgeon in Boston, Dr. Russo can provide the best patient care as well as excellent results for his patients who went through a breast augmentation procedure.
Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure done in our surgical office in Boston that involves the placement of breast implants to achieve larger, fuller, and more symmetrical breasts. If you are in Boston and if you have naturally small breasts that you want to enlarge, or if you want to restore the breast volume that you have lost due to breastfeeding and weight fluctuations, then breast augmentation will be a good treatment option for you. Breast augmentation for patients in Boston is also recommended for those who want to correct or improve the size and shape of their mildly disproportionate breasts.
Patients in Boston who feel an increase in the size and shape of their breasts will make an improvement in their appearance usually come in for consultations for a breast augmentation. Breast augmentation can do wonders for our patients in restoring the desired contours for their bodies that will give them revived self-confidence and a positive self-image.
What are the different breast implants for patients in Boston?
Our patients have a very important decision to make before getting a breast augmentation. The type of implant to be used has to be selected carefully and Dr. Joseph Russo will provide you with all the information that you will need to help you make a guided decision. There are 2 types of breast implants that he offers to his patients in Boston for his breast augmentation procedures, saline and silicone breast implants.
Saline breast implants use sterile salt water. This is filled to fit the desired size, shape, and firmness of our patients in Boston. In cases when a saline implant leaks, the saline solution will be absorbed by the body and naturally expelled. Silicone breast implants, on the other hand, uses an elastic gel. When used for breast augmentation for our patients in Boston, it mimics the same feel and movement of a natural breast.
What should patients in Boston expect after a breast augmentation?
Our patients who have undergone a breast augmentation are usually well enough to return to work a week after the procedure, but we advise that they take things slow and regulate their activities. By this time, it is normal for our patients in Boston to feel slight discomfort and tightness in the chest area. Patients are provided with oral medication to help manage the pain. Breast augmentation patients will be asked by our Boston team to wear special garments to help stabilize the new breasts.