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Breast Implants – Before and After Photos – Newport Beach or Orange County, CA

Many women have body image issues which affect their self-confidence and the ability to socialize. They seek recourse to breast augmentation, which involves cosmetic surgery to insert breast implants through incisions. Also, women who have undergone surgery for breast cancer seek plastic surgery and implants to boost their self-image.

One of the important decisions to make before opting for a breast implant is to decide what kind of implant you want. There are silicone gel implants and saline ones – the former more popular among women who want a natural feel. The saline ones are less expensive, while the latest in silicone implants, the gummy bear in slang, is made of denser gel and is more expensive.

The size of implants also matters and you can seek an appointment with  cosmetic surgeon from Newport Plastic, Dr Hisham Seify,who is easily accessible for people in Newport Beach or Orange County, CA. You can also ask him for some breast implants before and after photos which can help you in making a better choice related to the surgery.

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What does the surgery entail?

The plastic surgery involves making incisions in certain parts such as underneath the breast, around the nipple area, under the arm or near the belly button region. Dr Hisham Seify will also explain to you the post-operative care you need to take and the cost involved in the cosmetic surgery.

Digital photographs of your breast region will be sought by your plastic surgeon so as to assess the exact size. You may also be shown galleries of before and after images to make you understand what to expect once the surgery is completed.

Once your cosmetic surgery is done, you will be required to stay in the  facility for a day and night, sometimes more. You will be provided with a surgical bra to wear till your plastic surgeon decides you can wear normal bras.

Post-surgery care

In the initial few days immediately after your cosmetic surgery, you may experience tiredness and soreness in the breast area. For weeks or a couple of months, your plastic surgeon will tell you not to take part in any hectic physical activity. Also, you will need to schedule follow-up visits and get your breasts examined to ensure there are no complications later.

The new look

You will be able to observe the enhanced nature of your breast only between six months and a year after your plastic surgery. The implants will take many months to settle down and the swelling will subside, eventually giving you an idea of the exact size of your breast.

Costs and financing

The cost of cosmetic surgery varies from state to state, and depends on the amenities provided at the healthcare facility you choose. Silicone gel breast implants are more expensive than saline implants and your plastic surgeon’s fees to perform augmentation also vary from one state to the other. Though you may not be able to claim insurance for a cosmetic treatment, you could if it is a breast reconstruction procedure post breast cancer surgery. There are financing options available and you could contact your cosmetic surgeon’s office for more information on the same.

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Breast Implants Costs – Newport Beach or Orange County, CA

Breast Implants Costs - Newport Beach or Orange County, CAThe cosmetic surgery method of enhancing a woman’s breasts by way of implants is called breast augmentation and has come as a huge boon for those with serious self-esteem issues.

Choosing the breast implant that suits you most requires an understanding of the anatomy of your breast, your skin and your medical history including records of previous surgeries, if any. You can consult reputed cosmetic surgeon of Newport Plastic, Dr Hisham Seify before you take a call on the right implant. So, if you live in Newport Beach or Orange County, CA areas, pay a visit to the plastic surgeon to understand the costs involved and the procedures.

There are two types of breast implants used during plastic surgery – saline and silicone implants. Saline implants use saltwater that has been sterilized while silicone ones have a gel that lends the feel of natural tissue. Gummy bear implant, which is a new generation of silicone implants are made of a denser gel – all these implants are FDA approved.

Costs involved

The cost of cosmetic surgery to insert breast implants depends on various factors – your plastic surgeon’s fee being one of them. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery figures for 2011 show that the national average fee charged by a  cosmetic surgeon for surgery with silicone gel implants was $3,694 while the fee for saline implant insertion was $3,308.

The costs of plastic surgery vary from state to state and facility to facility – check with the office of Dr Hisham Seify at his Newport Plastic facility if you live either in Orange County, CA or Newport Beach.

Cosmetic surgery costs also vary, depending on the implant that is being used – saline implants are the cheapest, while new generation silicone ones are more expensive, often double the cost of saline implants.

The other factors that affect cost are anesthesia fees before cosmetic surgery, the medication, post-surgical accessories such as compresses and medical bras, follow-up tests and consultations. The operating room expenses could vary from one medical facility to another, as also the charges for outpatient and inpatient facilities.

Sometimes, costs for the various amenities are included in the overall package, while sometimes they are charged separately.

Warranties, insurance & financing

Have you checked if your breast implants come with a warranty? Ask your plastic surgeon for the brochure to understand what you stand to get from the manufacturer in case of faulty implants. The other aspect that you need to check before you get your cosmetic surgery done is that of insurance. The cost of breast implants are not covered under insurance if your surgery is for aesthetic reasons, but if you are getting a breast reconstruction done post cancer surgery, then, you could claim insurance.

There are financing programs that offer credit cards for healthcare, and your plastic surgeon’s office often has a tie-up with one such program. However,ensure that you make monthly payments on time or you will end up paying greater interest rates.

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Breast Implants – Newport Beach, Orange County, CA

Breast Implants – Newport Beach, Orange County, CACosmetic surgery that involves insertion of implants to enhance the size of a woman’s breasts is called breast augmentation – known in medical terms as augmentation mammoplasty.

There are two kinds of commonly used breast implants – silicone gel-based and saline ones. The third kind of breast implant, called ‘gummy bear’ in popular usage, was approved by the FDA in 2013. Saline breast implants, made of saltwater which is sterile, are inserted empty into an incision made by your plastic surgeon; the water is filled later. A silicone breast implant has a gel which gives the feel of human fat and is the more popular choice among women who want a natural look for their breasts.

The gummy bear is the latest type of silicone implant used in breast augmentation by your plastic surgeon – what sets it apart from the earlier silicone implants is that the gel is more firm and cohesive.

Before you decide on the right kind of breast implants, you will need to consult your plastic surgeon on the procedure, risks, post-operative care and costs involved. Cosmetic surgeon at Newport Plastic, Dr Hisham Seify is an expert in the field and you could seek an appointment with him at his facilities in Newport Beach, Orange County, CA.

Breast implant surgery

The procedure involves making incisions in one of these areas:

  • Underneath the breast – at the fold
  • The nipple area – more precisely the region that comprises the areola and the nipple
  • Under the arms.
  • In the belly button region.

After the incision is made and the breast implant is inserted, the cut is sutured up, and you will be given a surgical bra and other dressings.

Breast augmentation surgery only increases the size of the breast, but doesn’t correct sagging of the breast. If you want to add fullness and a lift to your breast, your plastic surgeon may recommend a breast lift surgery that is done along with breast augmentation or at a separate date.

Post-surgery

It will take at least ten to twelve weeks before your implants finally get set and positioned in the breasts. You will have to continue wearing surgical bras for at least four weeks after your plastic surgery – but this depends on the speed of healing and you should consult your plastic surgeon  before shifting to regular bras.

It is also important to schedule regular follow-up visits to your center  to get your breasts examined.

Costs involved

The cost of surgery depends on many variable factors – the location of your facility, the surgeon’s fee, anesthesia charges and other amenities provided by your center. Insurance may not be an option because breast augmentation is considered a plastic surgery performed for cosmetic reasons and not for medical/health issues. However, financing options are available, and you could borrow loans at low-interest rates. Your cosmetic surgeon and his office may be able to help you out with financing because they usually work with a set of companies to provide such options for those who may have to rely on external funding.

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