Breast Augmentation: Are You Ready? By Carmel Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeons on March 01, 2022

As the seasons change, you may be looking for a change as well. Maybe you have thought about breast augmentation for a while....maybe you just recently thought about it. While your reasons for wanting to undergo breast augmentation are unique and personal, you are not alone. Augmentation mammoplasty, breast implant surgery, remains one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries performed in the United States. 


Reasons for Breast Augmentation and Achieving Your Goals

Many women experience dissatisfaction with their breast size, symmetry, and/or shape. Dr. Grasee and Dr. Bergman realize that this dissatisfaction can affect not only a woman's appearance, but also her self confidence. At Carmel Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeons, we are dedicated to helping you achieve the change you have been looking for by attaining your goal of a fuller, more symmetric bustline.

When you meet with your plastic surgeon, you will share your goals of breast augmentation with her. A variety of issues regarding the breast implants themselves will be discussed by your surgeon including the type of implant as well as its shape and size. The procedure including incision site (areolar, inframammary,or axillary) and position of the implants (submuscular or submammary) as well as the risks and benefits of the procedure will be reviewed. Next, you will be examined, measured, and photographed.  Before and after pictures of previous patients who underwent breast augmentation are available at the office to look at during your appointment. You will be told what you can expect before, during, and after the procedure. Lastly, a price quote will be given to you at the end of the appointment.

Recovery After Breast Augmentation

The results of your breast augmentaion are immediate. Following your surgery, the breast implants will continue to settle in the next several weeks as the surrounding tissue heals around them. Our doctors may provide you with a support bra to aid in recovery. Some patients may experience swelling and discomfort following the surgery, which can be managed with medication. These symptoms should start to fade after the first few days, and many patients can resume light-to-normal activities in a day or two.

Get Started!

If breast augmentation sounds like it may be right for you, we would love to get you started. Contact us to schedule a consultation. Carmel Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeons provides a supportive environment in which you can feel at ease to discuss your goals. Our physicians, Dr. Elizabeth Grasee and Dr. Debra Bergman, will help you decide the best course of action to achieve the desired outcome for breast augmentation. We are committed to guiding you towards a solution that aligns with your personal preferences and maintains your health.


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At Carmel Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeons, we are dedicated to excellence. We belong to several prestigious organizations, including:

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

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