A breast augmentation is a procedure that enhances the size, shape, and symmetry of the breasts. If you are in Arlington, MA and are unhappy with the way the appearance of your breasts, you might consider this procedure.

Candidates for a Breast Augmentation in Arlington

Candidates for a breast augmentation in the Arlington, MA area are unhappy with the size, shape, or symmetry of their breasts. Women may become unhappy with the appearance of their breasts due to pregnancy, a dramatic weight loss, or age or they may just have naturally small or asymmetrical breasts. Whatever the case, you can benefit from a breast augmentation if your breasts are fully developed, you are in good health both physically and mentally and have realistic expectations for your results.

Breast Augmentation Procedure in Arlington

A breast augmentation is a surgical breast procedure requiring sedation or general anesthesia based on what your Arlington plastic surgeon decides is best for you. The incision for a breast augmentation can be done in a few different areas depending on what you and your surgeon previously discussed during your consultation. They might be made along the breast crease, under the arm-pit, or around the areolar border. The type of breast implant you chose during your consultation in Arlington is then inserted through the incision either under or over the pectoral muscle. The incisions are then closed using layers sutures, skin adhesive, or surgical tape.

After your Breast Augmentation in Arlington

Recovering from your breast augmentation in Arlington will take about two weeks. You may be able to return to work earlier than that if your job does not require much physical activity. You may experience soreness and swelling during this time with pain and discomfort subsiding after 1 to 5 days. You will be asked to wear a support bandage to support the breasts and minimize swelling during recovery.

While you can notice the changes in your breasts right away, the true results of your breast augmentation will be noticeable after recovery as swelling subsides. After your breast augmentation in Arlington, you can expect to have fuller, more youthful looking breasts with better symmetry and a smoother contour. This can also lead to an increase in self-confidence and comfortability with your body.

Schedule a Breast Augmentation in Arlington

If you are in the Arlington area and believe you could benefit from having a breast augmentation, contact Dr. Nathan Narasimhan today to learn more about the procedure and schedule your initial consultation.