Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation or breast enhancement surgery is easily among the most popular forms of cosmetic surgery in the world, with millions of women having undergone the procedure. Breast implants are typically constructed from either silicone or saline, and plastic surgeons vary on their methods for inserting the implants. New advances and standards by the FDA have made breast augmentation a safer, more prevalent procedure than ever before.

Below, you can read breast augmentation reviews from patients who have undergone their own breast enlargement procedure. These breast augmentation ratings are scaled 1-10, with 10 being the highest degree of satisfaction with the treatment. If you have or have had breast implants, feel free to add your insight with a review below. Or, if you're researching the procedure, you can contact us to schedule a consultation with a top plastic surgeon in your part of the country.

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Most Recent Breast Augmentation Customer Reviews


"I LOVED Dr. Greg Laurence and can not wait to be able to go back to complete the work I am having done. " - Submitted by Nikita K. of Memphis, TN

Cost: $0.00

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"The doctor was amazing and made me feel comfortable throughout the whole consultation. His staff was extremely friendly! Originally I was nervous but left having had a great experience! " - Submitted by Heather L. of Round Rock, TX

Cost: $0.00

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"The service was very convenient and done in a timely fashion. All of the staff members were nice and understanding of the process. I am satisfied the overall outcome of the service. I will refer Dr. Bottger to others interested in a similar operation. " - Submitted by Ryan T. of Penllyn, PA

Cost: $1,500.00

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"DR. Harrell and his staff made sure that I was well informed about my procedure, comfortable before and after, and that I healed well. I was a little worried before meeting Dr. Harrell because there was a lack of breast augmentation photos on the website. However, once I arrived at the office I found out that Dr. Harrell was a Nobel Laurette in 2001, he learned his breast augmentation technique from the inventor of the breast implant in the 1980's, and he invented some type of collagen … Read More" - Submitted by Mary G. of Riverview, FL

Cost: $6,500.00

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More Details On Breast Augmentation

Average Cost Range: $3,500.00 - $4,500.00

The Procedure:
Breast augmentation consists of inserting an implant, usually filled with either silicone or saline, into the breast, increasing their size and giving them a more feminine contour. Potential buyers are encouraged to discuss the pros and cons of each type of implant with their doctor.

Time Required:
The surgery usually requires 1-2 hours but that may vary based on the situation.

In/Out Patient:

Side Effects:
Side effects from breast augmentation can include temporary sensitivity in the breast, bruising swelling or soreness in the breast, or loss of feeling in the nipple,

Breast Augmentation Risks:
All surgical procedures carry with them the risk for infection or other possible complications. The risks specific to breast augmentation include: scarring, asymmetry of breasts, and implant rupture or deflation.

Duration of Breast Enhancement Results:
Results are long lasting but changes in weight and body composition might create the need for a new implant.

Recovery Time:
Patients wear a specially designed bra home. The sutures are generally removed in 7- 12 days and most patients return to work before that. Aerobic exercise can be continued after 3 weeks.

Insurance does not usually apply. If the procedure is being performed in direct result of another medical condition it may be possible.

Level of Discomfort:
Most patients describe the discomfort as mild. Pain and swelling following surgery usually subsides in a few days.

Local anesthetic with sedation is usually employed but your surgeon may opt for general anesthesia.

Also Known As:
Augmentation Mammaplasty. Breast Enhancement. Breast Enlargement. Implants. Boob job (slang)

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