Breast Augmentation at the Gateway Aesthetic Institute

For women who desire more breast fullness, a breast augmentation (also called breast enhancement) is a terrific choice. It will not only improve your image, it can boost your self-esteem. This plastic surgery procedure remains one of the most popular and common procedures in the country.

Breast enlargement can enhance breast volume in women who have a naturally small cup size or who have lost volume after childbearing or weight loss. Breast implants can also be used for breast reconstruction after a mastectomy.

The implant used during breast augmentation surgery—either saline or pre-filled silicone—is placed either below the muscle or behind the breast tissue.

Healing from breast augmentation surgery takes approximately 2 weeks, but some degree of swelling may persist for up to 4 weeks after the plastic surgery procedure. The incision, which can be made under the breast, in the armpit or around the areola, ultimately fades over a the course of a year.

For additional information or to schedule a free consultation with Dr. Bryan V. Sonntag, call us at (801) 595-1600.

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