Overview of the procedure : In breast augmentation surgery breast implants are inserted or in some situations fat is moved from one area of the body to the other. The patient’s individual goals and anatomy are taken into account during this operation.
Surgery Incisions and Breast Implants : Breast augmentation surgery typically uses one of two types of implants silicone gel-filled implants or saline-filled implants. The decision is based on the patient’s preferences and the surgeon’s advice and each has advantages.
Breast augmentation is commonly carried out using one of three incision types transaxillary (in the armpit) periareolar (around the areola) or inframammary (in the crease under the breast). The type of implant the anatomy of the patient and surgical preferences all influence where to make the incision.
Placement of Implants : Implants can be placed either above the chest muscle (subglandular) or beneath it (submuscular). The choice of placement is determined by the patient’s anatomy and desired outcome.