A breast augmentation can increase fullness in the breasts, therefore create a more attractive figure. A breast augmentation procedure can involve either placement of breast implants or through a fat transfer from another body area. While this breast procedure will make the breasts larger or fuller, it will not correct sagging or drooping.
A breast lift, also called a mastopexy, can be performed in conjunction with a breast augmentation to give you the full, rounded and lifted breasts that appear natural and youthful. You can consult Dr. Lyos to determine if a breast lift is necessary.
Dr. Lyos is one of Houston's most trusted names in breast procedures. As a meticulous surgeon, he will take the whole you into account when planning your breast augmentation in Houston transformation - including your body shape, clothing preferences, and lifestyle - to sculpt breasts that look and feel just right for you.
Breast implants may be the right choice if you:
For the best breast augmentation in Houston, you'll need to choose the right incision. The technique used will have a large impact on your final results, scars, and recovery period. Here's what you need to know:
This incision is created along the bottom edge of the areola. The scar blends in completely, so it's a discreet option that's very popular among our Houston clients.
This approach involves an incision along the fold of the breast. It's a very common and effective technique, particularly for placing silicone breast implants.
A transaxillary incision is hidden in the armpit. Through that opening, an empty saline implant can be inserted. Once in place, it will be filled to its desired size.
Your breast augmentation in The Woodlands should take one to two hours to complete and will be done under general anesthesia. The procedure will be performed in the comfort of our state-of-the-art Houston, TX surgical center.
To begin, Dr. Lyos will create the incision discussed during your initial consultation - either along the bottom of the breast, in the armpit, or on the edge of the areola. Through the chosen opening, he will place your breast implants and carefully close the incision with sutures.
When you awaken from surgery, your breasts will be wrapped in a gauze bandage. You will then be fitted for a surgical bra that will support the area as you heal.
If you want the best breast augmentation in Houston, you'll need to choose the right incision. The technique used will have a large impact on your final results, scars, and recovery period. Here's what you need to know:
Have a friend or family member stay with you. Even under the best circumstances, recovery from breast augmentation is challenging - especially during the first few days. Dr. Lyos recommends having a trusted friend or family member care for you during the healing process.
Get plenty of rest. Take it easy for several days after your Houston breast augmentation surgery and avoid heavy lifting, straining and bending.
Take off from work. If you have a sedentary job, you may be cleared to return within one week. However, expect more time off if your job is physically demanding.
Approximately 3 to 4 weeks after your breast augmentation in The Woodlands, Dr. Lyos will instruct you to begin breast implant exercises. Doing so will ensure a natural outcome while preventing the development of capsular contracture - a serious complication that requires a second surgery to fix.
Dr. Lyos will provide you with detailed instructions during your post-operative appointments, but here is a general overview of breast implant exercises:
Cup your breast with your opposite hand and push the Houston breast implant upward and toward the chest wall. Hold in this position for one minute.
Place your fingers on the upper portion of your chest and push straight down toward your ribs.
Cup your outer breast with your opposite hand and move the implant inward.
Initially, you will need to do these exercises once a day. After about three months, you can reduce the frequency to once a week.