Breast Augmentation Consultation
Your plastic surgeon will have an in-depth, personal consultation with you before you undergo a breast enlargement procedure. This pre-treatment consultation will help you share your concerns and expectations as well as understand the various aspects of the procedure. It will also give you the opportunity to discuss various options in terms of shape, size, location of incision, and type of breast implants.
The surgeon will provide you with detailed pre-operative instructions at the time of the consultation. Make sure to follow these instructions seriously and faithfully. The surgeon will create a personalized surgical plan based on your aesthetic needs and wants.
General Health Assessment
The plastic surgeon will conduct a primary health exam for determining your candidacy for the breast implant procedure. They will assess the looseness of the breast skin, breast anatomy, type and quality of skin, and size and position of nipples. The surgeon may order specialized mammogram in certain cases.
Your health records will be reviewed in detail by the surgeon. You should be candid about any current health problems. The surgeon staff will take your body weight and breast measurements. This will be to ensure the new breasts are proportionately sized to the body.
Customized Surgery Plan
Various available techniques will be discussed by the plastic surgeon. They will recommend the most suitable technique for achieving your plastic goals. You should clear all your doubts and have all your questions answered. You should also be completely honest about your expectations and goals from breast implants cosmetic surgery.
These are a few things that you should discuss during the initial consultation:
- Incision technique
- Type of anesthesia
- Surgery venue
- Type of implants
- Results and recovery
- Pre-surgery preparation
The cosmetic surgeon will explain the surgery procedure during the pre-treatment consultation. They will advise you of your options if you decide to get a breast lift in combination with the breast implants. You will be explained the difference between saline, silicone, and silicone gel implants. The surgeon will work with you to choose the right size and shape of implants.
The plastic surgeon will show breast augmentation before and after images during the initial consultation of former patients that got the procedure. You should be able to set reasonable expectations by reviewing these images.
The cosmetic surgeon will address your doubts, concerns, and queries regarding the breast implant plastic surgery procedure. Majority of surgeons share testimonials to help new patients make well-informed decisions.
You will be given detailed instructions during the pre-treatment consultation for helping you prepare for the procedure. The surgeon may ask you to stop certain medications and supplements before the procedure. You may be asked to refrain from smoking as well for a few weeks.
Cost and Financing Guidance
Breast augmentation is an elective procedure which means that it won’t be covered by the average health insurance. You should discuss financing and cost options during the initial consultation.
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Contact Houston, Texas Plastic Surgeons Shitel D. Patel, MD and Tuan A. Truong, MD, FACS, FAAP:
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