A breast augmentation surgery is a type of cosmetic surgery, which can help alter the size and form of your breast or both breasts. This surgery can help reconstruct breasts after a mastectomy or correct congenital deformities. It also improves your physical appearance, boosts your confidence and enhances your self-esteem and you must give it a shot if you have small breasts which make you self-conscious. It is a safe and effective surgery provided you get it done from an experienced plastic surgeon.
How is the surgery done?
The surgery needs about two hours to be performed with precision. If you reside in places like Orange County, Newport Beach, Torrance, Los Alamitos or Long Beach, CA, then you can take an appointment and meet Dr. Farbod Esmailian to get a fair idea about the procedure of this cosmetic surgery.
The surgery is performed frequently on an outpatient basis but you may need to stay overnight at the hospital if you need additional procedures or if your plastic surgeon deems fit. The surgery is generally performed under general anesthesia. You may discuss with your doctor about the local anesthesia option.
Once anesthesia sets in, the surgeon makes incisions behind your breasts to create pockets, which is basically a space in your breast tissue to accommodate the implants, which might be saline implants or silicone implants, according to your choice and your surgeon’s advice. After that, the breast implants are placed carefully in these pockets and appropriately positioned. The surgeon then compares both breasts to make sure that the placement in done properly. Then the incisions are closed with stitches or tape or glue.
Price of the cosmetic surgery
The price of breast augmentation surgery varies from $5,000 to $10,000. Depending on the place of surgery, the plastic surgeon you select and the type of procedure you need, the cost of surgery could vary from individual to individual. The cost of breast implants in Orange County is around $6,000 for saline breast implants and $7,000 for silicone breast implants.
You must also consider costs like hospital charges for the surgical facility, anesthesia charges, post-operative medication, costs of medical tests, post-surgery garments and the surgeon’s fees. You should ask your surgeon about all these costs in detail and then prepare your estimate accordingly. It is a good idea to consult several surgeons before making the final decision.
You may also compare the cost of saline implants and silicone implants and decide accordingly. You must of course consider that it is your body and you should not compromise on quality to save some money. The procedure is generally not covered by health insurance, but your plastic surgeon might be able to help you with some financing options.
Breast augmentation is often considered an expensive surgery compared to other cosmetic surgeries. That is because of the cost of implants, which are not a part of any other surgery. However, you need to view the cost in relation to the benefits you derive from the surgery. When it comes to your physical appearance and your self-esteem associated with it, it is not wise to think about the cost much. With a better appearance and improved self-esteem, you will feel that the cost is sure worth it!
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