Breast Augmentation in Lexington, KY
If you are a woman residing in greater Lexington and Georgetown as well as the surrounding communities of Kentucky, and you want to improve the size, shape, or symmetry of your breasts, turn to Commonwealth Plastic Surgery for care that exceeds all of your expectations. Contact us today to set up your consultation!
What is Breast Augmentation?
Improving breast size, volume, shape, symmetry, etc. through breast augmentation is one of the most common cosmetic surgery procedures performed. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 290,000 breast augmentation procedures were performed in 2013 in the United States.
What Are the Benefits of Breast Augmentation?
Often patients desire a breast augmentation because of small breasts or loss of breast volume due to weight loss, pregnancy and/or age. Additionally, breast augmentation procedures can improve breast symmetry.
Who is a Candidate for Breast Augmentation?
When considering a breast augmentation procedure, several factors are important for patients to consider:
- Size of the implant
- Type of implant
- Projection/style of the implant
- Position of the implant
- Position of the incision
Dr. Nimtz outlines several important factors regarding breast augmentation, including a day-by-day photo gallery of a patient’s results following her breast augmentation procedure in his blog: Beauty, Art, and Medicine.
Size of Implant
Patients often come into our office with a particular cup size in mind; however, breast implants are measured in volume (cubic centimeters or cc), not in cup size. A standard rule of thumb we tell patients is that for every cup size increase a patient desires, she can expect a 150-200 cc increase. That means patients considering going from an A cup to a C cup, might desire a 300-400cc implant, depending on their desired result as well as their own anatomy.
Type of Implant
Saline versus silicone has been the standard option in breast implants for years, and this is still an important consideration, but with the newer types of implants on the market, such as textured and tear-drop shaped implants, patients may find they want to do a look and feel test to determine which implant they might like best. We stock a range of implants for patients to try out different sizes, types, and projections of implants.
Projection/Style of Implant
Many before and after photos detail the size of the implant but fail to mention the projection or style of the implant. In addition to volume, implants have various projections. We encourage patients to come and do a look and feel test with implants. We carry all types of implants from high profile to moderate profile.
Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation
In addition to increasing breast size with implants, patients who desire a small increase in breast size might consider fat transfer. With this procedure, the patient undergoes liposuction to remove fat, which is then grafted into the breast. The patient can see a more natural effect with this type of procedure and gets the benefit of liposuction as well.
Breast Augmentation with Breast Lift (Breast Augmentation with Mastopexy)
A breast augmentation alone will not correct sagging or drooping breasts due to a significant loss of breast volume. A breast lift, or mastopexy, is often done in combination with breast implants to correct significantly drooping breasts. The position of the breasts on the chest wall is used to determine whether patients need a breast lift.
How Much Does Breast Augmentation Cost?
The price of breast augmentation varies depending on your specific needs and desires, and the treatment approach recommended by Dr. Nimtz. After you meet with Dr. Nimtz, we will identify exactly what your breast augmentation procedure will cost, at which time we will give you an all-inclusive quote. We do offer CareCredit® as a financing option, and our office also accepts Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover as well as cash or personal checks.
Achieve feminine curves that enhance your sensuality and sexiness. If you are a woman living in greater Lexington and Georgetown as well as the surrounding communities of Kentucky, choose Commonwealth Plastic Surgery for outstanding breast augmentation results. Contact us today to set up your consultation!