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There are many reasons why a woman chooses to undergo breast augmentation

No matter what they are, it will be a very personal experience for her. The most common reasons for a breast augmentation are the effects of aging, weight loss or gain, a change in breast size due to pregnancy, or it may be necessary after a mastectomy or an injury.

Breast augmentation is one of the most popular types of plastic surgery in the country. When it comes to breast augmentation Miami is the place to go to add size to your breasts and assist in the correction of breast asymmetry. Known as Dr. Z by his patients, Dr. Zuriarrain is a top Miami plastic surgeon who cares about his patients and takes a highly personalized and meticulous approach. Since founding Zuri Plastic Surgery, Dr. Z has helped change the lives of many women not only in the United States but also from all around the world.

BREAST AUGMENTATION FAQS

How does a breast augmentation affect me if I am physically active?

For women who do a lot of cardio or yoga, setting the implants under the pectoral muscle results in the muscle squeezing the implant. It provides a number of advantages like more padding and decreasing the chance of capsular contracture. However, for women who lift heavy weights or participate in programs like Crossfit, it is better to place the implant above the pectoral muscle.

How old do I have to be to get a breast augmentation?

You must be at least 18 years of age for saline breast implants and 22 for silicone breast implants.

What is the most natural shape for a breast augmentation?

For the most natural-looking breast implant, you will want to choose a teardrop shaped implant because the bottom half is fuller thus creating a more organic appearance.

Can I combine breast augmentation with another procedure?

Of course you can. For example, if you don’t like the position of your breasts, you can add a breast lift. Dr. Z can perform both procedures on the same day. Other possibilities include liposuction, a mommy makeover, or a tummy tuck.

Are the results of breast augmentation permanent?

The results of a breast augmentation can last up to 20 years or so. You should see immediately noticeable results following your surgery.

What are the risks with a breast augmentation?

Our expert Miami Breast augmentation is considered safe and is one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries. Like any procedure, there are some risks involved. For breast augmentation, these complications can include asymmetry, bleeding, breast pain, capsular contracture, infection, implant displacement, and potential deflation or rupture of the implant.

Will there be scars?

You can expect some scars but they do fade with time and, over several months, will become less noticeable. For at least six weeks or so, your scars will be firm and a little pink. Everyone heals differently. The incisions will be placed as inconspicuous as possible.

Types of Breast Implants: Shapes and Sizes

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, statistics show that 72 percent of all breast implants have been silicone since 2006. There are two types of breast implants available: newer silicone implants and saline implants.

All implants have an outer layer of silicone, which is filled with a silicone gel that gives a natural feel and texture while being extremely durable. Silicone inserts can form into an anatomic (teardrop) style for a more natural line. The newest implant known as the gummy bear implant is very popular nowadays offering durability with long-lasting and safer results. They have been FDA approved for women over 22 years of age.

Saline implants are still available but not as commonly used today. These implants are adjustable to the size and style that you want but have a more rounded appearance. Saline implants are filled with sterile saltwater making them safer for your body should there be a leak and easier to notice if they do rupture. They have been approved by the FDA for use in women over the age of 18.

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Understanding Silicone Vs. Saline

When choosing to get breast implants, there are a few important things to know. The implants of the past are really on the outs while new improved implants claim the number one spot.

Silicone Implants

The outer layer of all implants is made of silicone. Inside, the silicone layer is filled with a silicone gel that gives a natural feel and texture while being extremely durable. Silicone inserts can form into an anatomic (tear drop) style to give a natural line. The newest implant known as the Gummy Bear Implant is all the rage right now and offers durability with long-lasting, safer results.

Saline Implants

Though still available but not as commonly used today, saline implants are Implants filled with saline and are adjustable to the size and style that you want but they have a more rounded appearance. Since saline implants are filled with sterile salt water, they are safer for your body should there be a leak. Saline implants are also easier to notice if they do rupture.

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The first step to receiving the most smooth and safe breast augmentation Miami can provide, is to choose a certified surgeon like Dr. Z to work with. He is an experienced surgeon leading a skillful team that uses all the cutting edge techniques and get you the look you want without any extra incisions. Get the body you’ve always desired today with one of the best plastic surgeons Miami has to offer you.

Breast Augmentation Procedure

There are three steps in a breast augmentation procedure:

1. Anesthesia

A recommendation will be made as the best option for you, including intravenous sedation or general anesthesia.

2. Incisions

There are three areas where incisions can be made: under the breast (inframammary), under the armpit (trans-axillary), or around the areola and nipple (periareolar). The location of the incision will depend on the style and size of your implant.

3. Implant Insertion

Two locations can be used for placement: subpectoral under the pectoral muscle, or under existing breast tissues but above the pectoral muscle (sub-glandular).

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Dr. Alexander Zuriarrain, MD, FACS

Breast Augmentation Consultation

Dr. Zuriarrain looks forward to meeting with you for your initial consultation and discussing the many factors to consider with a breast augmentation procedure. He has spent many years helping candidates such as yourself understand the details of a breast augmentation procedure.

Dr. Z will do a thorough examination of your breasts, evaluating their size and shape, the location of your nipples and areolas, and the quality of your skin. It is important that you and Dr. Z discuss your current health and prior health conditions.

  • Familial breast cancer history
  • Biopsies or mammograms history
  • Drug allergies or current medical conditions or treatments
  • Use of tobacco, supplements, recreational drugs or alcohol

Recovery After Breast Augmentation

It may take a few days before you fully recover after your breast augmentation. There may be some discomfort with painkillers prescribed to help alleviate the pain. Your breasts may be wrapped in dressings to help support them during your recovery.

You may also wear a support bra to help minimize bruising and swelling for a few weeks. Your breasts will be sensitive to any direct stimulation for a month or so. After a couple of days, you will be encouraged to walk to help your recovery. But you will need to avoid strenuous activities for at least four weeks. Your return to work depends on the type of work that you do.

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