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Breast Augmentation
Houston and Lake Jackson

Breast augmentation surgery can improve both appearance and self-esteem in women who are unhappy with the size or shape of their breasts. Whether it’s due to disproportionate cup size in relation to body frame or sagging breasts following childbirth, Yarish Plastic Surgery is pleased to offer a comprehensive approach to breast augmentation in both Houston and Lake Jackson locations.

Dr. Yarish will tell you what you need to know to prepare for surgery and will continue to treat individuals throughout the healing process afterward in order to enhance the overall rejuvenation experience.

ABOUT BREAST AUGMENTATION

Breast augmentation, also known as breast enhancement, is a surgical procedure that increases the size of a woman’s breasts by one or more cup sizes overall. After experiencing pregnancy, the natural process of aging, and changes in weight, most women begin to notice that their breasts just aren’t as full or perky as they once were. By having a breast augmentation with or without a breast lift at Yarish Plastic Surgery Centers in Houston and Lake Jackson, women are not only able to regain a more youthful appearance in their silhouette, but they also experience a renewed sense of self-confidence and pride in the way they look.

Breast augmentation procedures are performed as an outpatient and only take between 1 and 2 hours to complete, depending upon whether or not a breast lift is necessary. For your surgery, Dr. Yarish will insert your chosen size and type of breast implants into a pocket he will carefully create under the breast tissue or beneath the muscle. The type of implant chosen will factor into how he performs the breast augmentation, as there are several techniques he uses.

There are a number of choices to make when it comes to undergoing breast augmentation. Consultation with Dr. Yarish in either the Houstron or Lake Jackson location provides patients with guidance on what is possible and recommended for them based on their desired results, body frame, and current breast size.

Dr. Yarish is a dual-board certified plastic surgeon who has been providing the women with natural-looking results from breast augmentation for more than 30 years. His state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery centers in Houston and Lake Jackson offer overnight care upon request.

TYPES OF IMPLANTS

Patients in either Houston or Lake Jackson facilities can choose between silicone or saline breast implants. Patient preference often comes into play when deciding which type is best, Most patients now choose silicone over saline breast implants. In fact, in both the Houston and Lake Jackson surgery centers patients choose silicone 20 to 1 over saline due to the more natural look and feel in most cases.
Both silicone and saline breast implants are FDA approved. They can be smooth or textured and are available in both round, or teardrop shape. Dr. Yarish can place either type of breast implant above or below the chest muscle, depending on your specific needs and body type.

BREAST IMPLANT SIZE AND SHAPE

Another important decision that you will make during your consultation with Dr. Yarish is what size and shape your breast implant will be. As we mentioned above, both silicone and saline breast implants can be round or teardrop shaped, and they both come in many different sizes.

When considering the size of your implants, it’s important to consider your unique body frame. Implants that are too large for a person’s frame can cause a number of problems, like longer recovery times, discomfort, and a look that is disproportional.

The shape of your implant will largely depend on your desired final look. Round implants are chosen the most frequently. Teardrop shaped implants will result in a silhouette that is fuller on the bottom. Computer imaging can assist patients in visualizing their ultimate results.

BREAST IMPLANT PROFILES

Some women in the Houston and Lake Jackson centers only consider how big they want to go when thinking about the final look they’ll have after their breast augmentation. But one of the most important decisions to make is centered around the profile of the breast implant. Implants that have the same volume, but different profiles, will project differently from the chest, resulting in completely different outcomes.

Profile types you’ll need to consider during your consultation at Yarish Plastic Surgery are:

  • Low Profile Implants
    This profile only projects a bit from the chest and has a wider base. A low profile implant is a good choice for women with a wider chest.
  • Moderate Profile Implants
    This profile is the most popular and suits many body types. It provides a moderate degree of projection and is especially flattering on women with small, or narrow chests.
  • High Profile Implants
    This breast implant profile projects the most from the chest and has a very narrow base. Women who have a small frame and narrow chest wall find success with high profile implants. However, this profile type can lead to results that don’t look as natural on some women, so make sure you’re clear with Dr. Yarish about your goals for your ultimate look.

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TREATMENT PLAN

At Yarish Plastic Surgery, we believe that skin and body rejuvenation is an evolutionary process that does not begin and end solely with the surgery itself.

While we do know that surgery is the most dramatic and gratifying part of the rejuvenation process, Dr. Yarish is also convinced that we can enhance and even maximize your surgery results with our “comprehensive rejuvenation concept.” This concept is essentially a treatment plan specifically designed for each procedure in order to prepare the skin and body for surgery and to aid the healing process following your surgery.

We do recognize that many people do not have the time or inclination to take advantage of the complete program, and we want to assure you that your surgical results will be the best attainable anywhere. However, if you are in a position to take advantage of the “comprehensive rejuvenation concept,” you will find the entire experience to be more relaxing, and you will know that you have treated yourself to the most unique and gratifying experience that plastic surgery has to offer. And you will know that you have availed yourself of the ultimate in skin and body rejuvenation.

In order to make this experience more convenient and affordable, we have created a combination of ultimate experience packages specifically tailored to enhance each procedure. Dr. Yarish strongly recommends that you take advantage of this “comprehensive rejuvenation concept.” The program outlined for you will be instituted pre-operatively and will be continued postoperatively until healing is complete.

IMPROVE YOUR APPEARANCE WITH BREAST AUGMENTATION IN HOUSTON

Breast augmentation surgery remains popular because it allows patients to achieve a more pleasing chest size that is authentic to them and can lead to enhanced self-confidence.

Before signing up for your breast augmentation, you might have a lot of questions. Don’t worry — that’s normal! Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about breast augmentation.

CAN I HAVE A BABY AFTER HAVING BREAST AUGMENTATION?

Many women in Houston believe the myth that they can’t have a healthy baby after having a breast augmentation. Luckily, that’s all it is: a myth. You can even safely breastfeed with your implants, as they will be placed beneath your breast glands.

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SALINE AND SILICONE IMPLANTS?

Both saline and silicone are great choices for breast augmentation, but they offer slightly different results. With silicone implants, your breasts have a softer and more natural feel with a rounder shape. Saline implants, on the other hand, are slightly heavier. There are many different types, styles and sizes of breast implants. Dr. Yarish and you will determine the type and size that is best for you.

HOW LONG DOES BREAST AUGMENTATION LAST?

Dr. Yarish uses only the highest quality silicone or saline implants, meaning your new look will last for years to come. As long as your implants don’t leak or deflate, you can leave them in for the rest of your life. And if they do start deflating, you won’t be in any danger, as your body can just absorb the saline. If you choose silicone implants and there is an issue, the silicone remains intact inside the shell, so you won’t have any problems.

WILL I HAVE A LOT OF SCARS?

Scarring is inevitable for Houston patients with breast augmentation. That being said, Dr. Yarish does everything he can to minimize their appearance. While there are different surgical approaches depending on the exact procedures you choose, Dr. Yarish makes incisions in hard-to-see places, such as the crease underneath your breast.

WHAT CAN HOUSTON PATIENTS EXPECT AFTER THE SURGERY?

After your breast augmentation, Houston patients can go home with some bandages over incisions and a special bra that holds dressings in place. You might feel tightness and pain in your chest, but you can reduce these symptoms by taking over-the-counter pain medications. You will be wearing a sports bra for four to six weeks after surgery and then can ease back into your own bras.

HOW LONG IS THE RECOVERY PERIOD AFTER BREAST AUGMENTATION?

Within two to four days after your surgery, you can go about your normal day without too many changes. You should stay home from work and avoid driving for a week to give yourself time to heal, but you’ll be able to shower and walk around before then. No heavy lifting for three to four weeks. As for physical exercise, you shouldn’t do anything too intense for four weeks after your surgery. This includes activities such as jogging, biking, weightlifting, and anything that puts too much strain on your arms and chest.

WILL I BE ABLE TO BREASTFEED AFTER I HAVE A BREAST AUGMENTATION?

The short answer is yes because the augmentation doesn’t interupt the milk ducts. However, if a mastopexy (breast lift) is performed at the same time, there may be limitations in the amount of milk that can get to the ducts.

AM I TOO OLD TO HAVE A BREAST AUGMENTATION?

You’re never too old to have the body you want! Healthy women in their 60s or older who have decided they’d like to get back to the fuller, perkier breasts they once knew, should call Dr. Yarish and schedule a consultation so he can give you his best recommendation for your specific needs and wants.

WHEN CAN I RESUME MY NORMAL EXERCISE ROUTINE AFTER HAVING A BREAST AUGMENTATION?

Dr. Yarish recommends that his Houston and Lake Jackson patients avoid intense physical exercise for at least 4 weeks post-op. That means no weight lifting, running, cycling, or other intense cardio that could cause the breast implants to shift within the breast pocket. Remember, all patients heal at different rates, so let Dr. Yarish officially clear you for exercise before resuming your normal routine.

With locations in Lake Jackson and Houston, Yarish Plastic Surgery provides patients with expert attention from a board-certified surgeon in your choice of modern surgical facilities. Call us today to schedule a breast augmentation consultation to see if this surgical procedure is right for you.

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