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Breast Augmentation Questions and Answers

Sarah Klein | September 8, 2012 | Posted in Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is among the most popular plastic surgery in New York City and all over the country for women seeking to enhance not only their figure, but also their confidence and self-esteem.  It is of paramount importance that anyone considering this procedure empower herself by getting all the right information. Knowing what to ask your plastic surgeon is the first step.

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Here are some of the most important questions to ask your doctor about breast augmentation:

  • Are you board certified?
  • How much experience do you have in breast surgery?
  • Am I a good candidate for breast augmentation?
  • What type of breast implants do you use?
  • What type of breast implants would you recommend for my procedure?
  • Where will the procedure be performed?
  • What will I need to do to prepare for surgery?
  • How long does the procedure take?
  • Who handles the anesthesia for the procedure?
  • What is the recovery from breast augmentation like?
  • Will I still be able to breastfeed after breast augmentation?
  • Will I lose any sensation in my breasts after surgery?

Breast Augmentation New York

New York plastic surgeon Dr. Thomas W. Loeb is a certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. At his Fifth Avenue office in Manhattan, Dr. Loeb conducts private consultations with perspective breast augmentation candidates to review answers to all of these very important questions.  His goal is to ensure that every patient is fully informed about every aspect of her surgical procedure, and confident in her decision.

After conducting a thorough medical history and physical exam, Dr. Loeb will review the types of breast implants available and review their relative benefits.  Saline and silicone (including “gummy bear”) breast implants are standard choices.  It is important that you and your surgeon have a clear agreement as to the desired size and placement of the implants.  You should also understand where the incisions will be made, as well as where the implants will be placed.   Dr. Loeb will patiently answer all of your questions and may offer his own recommendations to ensure that the desired result is achieved.

Dr. Loeb will honestly address every aspect of the procedure from preparation to recovery.  Patients should feel absolutely comfortable going into their breast augmentation, and there should be no surprises along the way.  Dr. Loeb performs breast implant surgery at his Manhattan office, in his own private surgical suite fully accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Facilities.

If you are considering having breast augmentation in New York City, a private consultation with Dr. Loeb offers an ideal opportunity get all questions answered.  Please call  212.327.3700 for convenient scheduling.

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