Breast augmentation is an option whether you are looking to enlarge the breast, correct volume after pregnancy, increase projection, or even help balance breast size asymmetries. Breast augmentation is a surgery where breast implants are placed
to increase breast size. Fat transfer breast augmentation is another way to increase breast volume. There are many different ways to perform surgery. Dr. Zambrano prefers an
incision through the armpit. When the patient wants to change implants the incisions are made under the breast.
There are different types of implants that can be used to obtain desired results. Breast implants are composed of an outer silicone shell filled either
with saline or silicone. The implants are placed under the muscle to position the breast at your desired
- Saline Implants: saline implants are filled with sterile water. These types of implants are FDA-approved for
those over the age of 18 and older. Saline implants are very safe if they become damaged, your body will absord the water. The incisions are made very small and are made through the
armpit. Our staff will train you on how to select the implant size that meets your expectations. We will review the implants at your consultation and help you decide which implants are
best for you. The surgery will be done in an outpatient facility. Dr. Zambrano will discuss all details at your initial consultation.
- Silicone Implants: silicone implants are pre-filled with silicone gel. These types of implants are FDA-approved for those who are 22 and
older. The incisions for silicone implants are bigger as the implant is pre-filled. Incision for silicone implants are made through the armpit. Silicone implants have a higher cost
than saline implants. Silicone implants have a lower rupture rate than saline implants but if implants becomes ruptured complications are higher than saline implants. Our staff will go
over details at your initial consultation and will help you decide which implant size is best for you.
- Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation: a fat transfer breast augmentation is a surgical procedure where no implants are required. The fat transfer reshapes the breast into a shape and size
you desire. Fat is removed from areas of your body like your abdomen and it's transferred to the breast. Fat transfer breast augmentation gives patients the ability to have less