There is a probability that saline implants will fail or leak within a 10-year time frame. Mentor does offer financial reimbursement to remove and replace ruptured implants. Silicone-gel implants have new memory gel technology, making
There is a possibility of infection, or that your body does not tolerate the implants, making removal necessary. There is a possibility of capsule contracture. This is where scar tissue hardens around the implants creating
Frankly, the answer is yes, you will experience pain following implant surgery. However, pain medications will be given to you at your preoperative appointment. Please have these filled prior to your surgery so they can
Immediately following your procedure you will be placed in a surgical bra, dressings, support strap, as well as an ace wrap. This ace wrap will be very tightly applied which may create discomfort on its
No, you may not drive for a 24-hour period following sedation of any kind. You will need a responsible friend or family member to take you home and care for you for at least the
You will need to be off work for a period of one week following breast augmentation.
There is a circulating nurse who will greet you, perform preoperative assessment, and prepare you for the day. You will then meet with your Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist who will start your IV and answer
Cosmetic procedures such as this are performed in our office surgical suite. We have a separate preoperative area, full anesthesia capabilities in our main operating room, and comfortable post-anesthesia care unit with private bathroom facilities.
Approximately two hours. However, you can expect to be in recovery for another two to three hours.
Lab work requirements are based on age and health history of the patient. A healthy patient under the age of 40 requires a CBC, PT/PTT and a pregnancy test. These labs can be performed here