By placing an impant under the breast, an enhancment of volume is achieved to match the reconstructed breast in size.
What kind of scars does it involve?
Most commnonly a small scar is placed in the breast fold where the implant is inserted.
Where is the implant placed?
Depending on the size and shape of the breast, the implant is either placed under the breast gland or under the chest muscle.
What are the risk involved with breast augmentation?
There are general risks like a heamatoma (excessive bleeding) or associated infection. Specific risks are associated with the development of capsular contracture around the implant, which may have to lead to an exchange of implant.