Awake Breast Augmentation FAQ Dallas
How do you perform the procedure?
After arrival to the True Aesthetics Center Surgicenter in Colleyville, Texas, you are given a mild sedative and then tumescent anesthetic fluid is administered. Small incisions are made, preferably in hidden areas, and the breasts are prepared for the procedure. The implants are then inserted and adjusted. Because you are awake during the procedure, you are thus able to look at your new breasts during the procedure. You can then decide if want more fluid added to give you larger breasts, if saline implants are chosen.
How do you make numb the breasts?
We utilize tumescent fluid to numb the breasts. Not only does this provide excellent anesthesia so the procedure can be performed without pain, but it also decreases the risks of developing infections and decreases the risk of bleeding problems. Using a gentle stream of water to numb the breasts also helps in the dissection of the breasts. Called hydrodissection, it results in a more gentle separation of the tissues of the breast. Thus, it is probably the best method for performing the procedure.
Are the implants placed above the muscle or below the muscle?
With Awake Breast Aug, the implants can be placed underneath the muscle or above the muscle and the choice dependent on many variables. The best choice for you can only be ascertained after a thorough exam. These options can be discussed with Dr. True during your consultation, choosing the best one to give your breasts the best look possible.
Where is the procedure performed?
Awake Breast Augmentation is performed in our accredited surgicenter in Colleyville. We can thus provide breast enhancements for women who live in and around the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex area. Our desire is to offer to patients a very comfortable environment where they can have their breast augmentation procedure performed in a center that has fulfilled the safety requirements and standards of care of one of the most prestigious accreditation associations of the United States, AAAHC.
What happens post operatively after Awake Breast Aug?
Since tumescent anesthesia is used for the procedure, you will enjoy the benefit of continued numbness of the breasts for up to 6 to 8 hours after the procedure. The amount of pain you will experience is extremely variable, dependent on each individual woman. We have many options for postoperative pain relief and these will be discussed preoperatively. You will be seen regularly so we can make sure all is going well. Dr. True makes sure he is available for all his patients if necessary. Usually, he will give you his cell phone number in case you must contact him.
What type of implants can be used?
There are basically two types of implants that can be used for breast augmentation. Saline and Silicone. Each has its own risks and benefits which can be discussed during the consultation. In addition, natural augmentation can be performed while you are awake, which utilizes your own fat to enhance the size and shape of your breasts. All these options should be discussed and considered before undergoing the procedure.
Is this procedure the same as Smart Breast Aug?
Awake Breast Aug is also called Smart Breast Aug. Why? Because it is incorporates almost all the best methods of doing breast augmentation, so it is the smartest way to do breast augmentation. It is performed while youâ€™re awake, thus avoiding potential anesthetic risks. The most appropriate hidden incision is used, according to your desires. You pick the size your want the breasts to be, even while the procedure is being performed. It utilizes gentle hydrodissection during the procedure. The placement of the implants is variable dependent on your lifestyle. There are may more advantages that can be discussed during your consultation.
How do I set up a consultation for this procedure?
To set up an appointment to find out more about this procedure, call our office today. We can discuss the many options you must consider to make sure you get the breasts youâ€™ve always wanted. Call us at 817-399-8783.
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