Breast Augmentation Questions


Most women who get breast augmentation are very happy with the results. Breast augmentation is a safe, effective way to improve the size and shape of a woman's breasts using breast implants, but it is not for everyone. The ideal candidate is in good general health and is well-informed about the procedure, including its risks and benefits.

The links below will take you to the answers of some of the more common questions we get in our Philadelphia patients. If you don't see your question listed or if you want to learn whether you are a candidate for breast augmentation, use the mini form on this page or email us today to get specific information from board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. David Bottger.

What is Breast Augmentation Surgery
Who is a candidate for breast augmentation?
What can be done when breasts begin to sag?
How do I choose breast implant size?
Which is the best plane for breast implant placement?
What are the different types of breast implants available for breast augmentation?
What are the differences in results between silicone gel and saline implants?
Breast Implant Incision Options
Where will the incision be placed for my breast augmentation?
What are the risks of breast augmentation?
How long is breast augmentation surgery?
Will I be in pain following breast implant surgery?
Breast Augmentation Recovery
Following breast implant surgery, how long is recovery?
When can I start exercising after breast augmentation?
Can I breast feed after Breast Augmentation surgery?
Should I be concerned that the breast implants will rupture?
When will my breast implants need to be replaced?