Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation Austin, Texas

Breast augmentation surgery in Austin, also referred to as “boob job,” is the ideal procedure for any woman seeking to improve her self-esteem and confidence in Austin, Texas, and the surrounding areas. By using breast implants or fat transfer, this surgery can improve natural breast size, restore lost breast volume after weight loss or pregnancy, achieve a more enhanced breast shape, and improve breast symmetry. Women with smaller or unevenly sized breasts can achieve a fuller, firmer, and better-proportioned appearance through the placement of silicone or saline implants in the breast.

If you’re considering undergoing breast augmentation for any medical or aesthetic reason, and reside in the Austin region of Texas, Dr. Venkata Erella, one of the top plastic surgeons in the Austin area, can help. He is an expertly trained and double board-certified plastic surgeon who strives to provide his patients with personalized plans based on their own realistic aesthetic goals.

Read on to learn more, and feel free to reach out to Dr. Erella with any questions on breast augmentation in Austin, Lakeway, and Bee Cave, TX,  by calling (512) 730-3885 or scheduling a  consultation

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Breast Augmentation in Austin, Lakeway, and Bee Cave, TX, at a Glance: What You Need to Know

  • Breast augmentation is designed to give women the breast size and shape that they desire.
  • Dr. Erella will help you review your breast augmentation options of silicone implants, saline implants, or breast enhancement with your own body fat. He takes a patient-centered approach to achieve the very best results.
  • Dr. Erella is double board-certified, highly qualified, and has performed many successful breast augmentation surgeries over the years.
  • Dr. Erella’s breast augmentation methods are the most cost-effective in the area and produce high patient satisfaction. His loyal patients love their results!
  • Breast augmentation surgery with Dr. Erella in Austin, Lakeway, and Bee Cave, TX, boasts a fast recovery, has minimal scarring, and revives patients’ confidence and self-esteem.

What are the Benefits of Austin Breast Augmentation Surgery?

This highly popular procedure is safe, customizable, and rewarding when choosing a surgeon as masterful as Dr. Erella. His patients enjoy many incredible benefits from their breast augmentation results, some of which include:

  • Larger, more shapely breasts.
  • A more youthful and attractive figure
  • More balanced body proportions and symmetry
  • A boost in self-confidence and self-image

Who Is a Good Candidate for Breast Augmentation Surgery?

There are many reasons why women choose breast augmentation. While Dr. Erella wants to help each and every one of his patients, you must meet these general criteria before moving forward with a consultation and examination:

  • You want an increase in breast volume.
  • Your breasts have changed shape because of aging, pregnancy, or other issues.
  • Your breasts are uneven or asymmetrical.
  • You want to boost your confidence and self-esteem.
  • You have realistic expectations for what breast augmentation can do for you.

You should also note that breast augmentation is not meant to lift, reduce volume, or reconstruct the breast. However, Dr. Erella does offer other procedures that target these issues. If you do meet these general guidelines, Dr. Erella would be happy to meet with you personally to discuss your aesthetic goals.

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Dr. Venkata Erella is double board-certified, highly respected, and takes a patient-centered approach to care that has made him a valued member of the Austin, TX community for many years. Contact us today to learn how Dr. Erella can help you reach your ideal look!

What Are My Breast Augmentation Implant Options?

Dr. Erella expertly performs breast augmentations with saline or silicone implants. Each of these implants has its own set of benefits, so he will help you to decide which option is best for you. He always has your best interest in mind in terms of safety, results, experience, and cost.

Silicone Breast Implants

Plastic surgeons highly recommend silicone breast implants for patients who are thin and desire a soft and natural look. With the FDA having validated their safety and efficacy, these implants are quickly becoming the most popular type. However, unlike saline implants, it is difficult to tell when a silicone implant ruptures and an MRI is required to detect this. Silicone implants are also the most common ones used as of now.

Saline implants are filled with a sterile saltwater solution, however, any leakage from this type of implant does not pose a health threat because the body safely absorbs the solution. Saline implants are also less costly than those made from silicone. When considering saline implants, however, it is important to keep in mind that in some cases, rippling of the implant can occur, something that could affect women who are thin and who have low volumes of breast tissue.

For patients who would like more breast volume without having an artificial implant to achieve the look, a fat transfer might be the best option. With this procedure, fat is ‘harvested’ utilizing liposuction from the patient’s own body, such as the abdomen, flanks, and thighs. The fat then undergoes a process of purification and refinement, and it is then gradually injected into the breasts with small syringes, ensuring that the shape is evenly distributed. However, not many individuals will qualify for this type of procedure.

What Does Breast Augmentation Surgery Involve?

On your surgery day, Dr. Erella will invite you to voice any last-minute questions or concerns. After meeting with our anesthesiologist, Dr. Erella will begin surgery. He will mark your breasts before the surgery.

He’ll use one of three incision options:

Inframammary

  • Lower breast crease
  • Easily hidden
  • Highly accurate
  • Most commonly used incision in this country.

Periareolar

  • Around the nipple
  • Least amount of scarring
  • Low risk of altered nipple sensation

Transaxillary

  • In the armpit
  • No scarring on the breast
  • Best for saline implants

Dr. Erella will recommend which type of incision is best for your goals. He’ll also help you decide between submuscular or subglandular placement, which will affect the appearance and longevity of your implants. Lastly, Dr. Erella will precisely insert your implant and then carefully close your incisions, after which you can begin your recovery.

When Will I See My Breast Augmentation Results?

Your results are immediately visible! You should notice an improvement in the appearance and shape of your breasts right away, and any pain or discomfort is usually minimal. Continue to wear your compression garment as this will enhance your comfort and help with your healing. You will continue to heal as your swelling dissipates over the next several weeks.

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A carefully chosen sports bra should be worn continuously during the day for the first few weeks after surgery. After four to six weeks, you can expect to have no restrictions on the type of bra you wear.

Depending on the type of work you do, you can resume lighter activities after 7 days of rest following the surgery. You should be able to return to your everyday work activities after one week.

We will set you up for success by giving you plenty of information before and after surgery. Our team is here to help if you have any questions, concerns, or need help in any way after your surgery. Dr. Erella values creating a real relationship with you, which is why he will always be there to help you even after the procedure.

Your Breast Augmentation Plan with Dr. Venkata Erella

Aside from having expert knowledge in his field of study, Dr. Venkata Erella takes a patient-centered approach to ensure that his patients receive the best care possible before, during, and after their procedure. If you would like to speak with Dr. Erella personally about what he can do for you, call (512) 730-3885 or schedule a consultation on the Aspira Plastic Surgery website today! We are based in Austin, and serve the communities of Lakeway, Bee Cave, and other nearby areas in Texas.

Breast Implants aren’t the only option for Breast Surgery, learn more about our other Breast Treatments to find what will help you achieve your aesthetic goals!

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Breast Augmentation FAQ's

Should I have Saline or Silicone implants?

You’ll need to choose between saline or silicone, as each material has distinct advantages and disadvantages. Dr. Erella inserts saline implants, made with a silicone outer shell, empty into a smaller, less noticeable incision site, then fills the shells with sterile water.

If you lack natural breast tissue, you might benefit more from silicone implants made from a synthetic material that feels comparable to human fat. The implants have a case made from silicone and filled with silicone gel.

Silicone implants tend to feel softer and more natural. Dr. Erella will use his expertise to recommend the option that he feels is best for your unique situation. Now a days most commonly used implants are Silicone implants.

The Keller funnel helps to insert the implant into the pocket without touching it directly. It also helps to eliminate the implant from touching the skin. Both of these things lead to fewer complications like infection, capsular contracture, etc.

Dr. Erella recommends wearing a compression bra after surgery for 3-4 weeks while healing. It supports the implant, and there is less pain. As healing progresses, we then change it into a sports bra and then into a wired bra.

If there are no issues or complications, there is no need to change them regularly. But the implants will need to be checked by a board certified plastic surgeon to determine the implant integrity.