Thomas G. Crabtree, MD, FACS | BREAST AUGMENTATION
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BREAST AUGMENTATION

Breast Augmentation (Mammoplasty) is an excellent option for patients seeking to enhance the size, shape, and symmetry of their breasts.  This procedure has helped women feel more confident about their appearance.  Choose breast augmentation to:

 

  • Improve symmetry and repair abnormalities in breast shape/size
  • Increase breast volume
  • Restore the breasts after pregnancy and nursing
  • Improve self confidence

 

In the initial consultation, Dr. Crabtree will use the time to get to know you, learn about your expectations and discuss a plan to achieve your goals.  He will discuss the variables of the surgery:  implant type, volume, and surgical technique.  Prior to surgery you will have a good understanding of the procedure, plan and recovery.

The Breast Augmentation Procedure:

 

  • Clinic Procedure or Operating Room: Operating Room
  • Hospital Status: Outpatient
  • Length of Surgery: 1-1.5 hours
  • Anesthesia: General Anesthesia performed under the care of a board certified Anesthesiologist
  • Types of Enhancements: Silicone or Saline Implants, Fat Grafting
  • Post-Operative: A special bra may be worn for up to two weeks to help with swelling and recovery.  Mild soreness, swelling, and bruising are all normal
  • Recovery Time: Return to normal daily routine in one week,  two to three weeks avoiding strenuous activity and several months for scars to fade and normal sensation.
  • Results: The results will be evident immediately but will continue to improve and “settle” over the course of several months.