Reasons for Considering a Pectoral Implant
- Enhance body shape
- Create a more toned appearance
Pectoral Implants are different from a breast augmentation. During surgery, the tissue is raised to create an open pocket under the tissue or beneath the chest wall muscle. Implants typically contain a saline solution (similar to saltwater) although in special cases the implants can contain a silicone gel. Surgery typically lasts two hours and incisions tend to be in the armpit.
- Take a week or two off
- Fading of scars: Several months to a year or more
- Temporary soreness, swelling, bruising
- Allow settling time of 3-4 months