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Pearce Plastic Surgery

Breast Augmentation Austin, TX

Schedule your breast augmentation consultation with Dr. Pearce in Austin, Texas, to enhance your breast size and shape for a more attractive silhouette.

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Many women with naturally small breasts desire a fuller, more voluptuous chest. Pregnancy, weight loss, and aging can also make a woman’s once full breasts appear flat and deflated. Breast augmentation uses implants to restore lost breast volume and enhance breast shape for a fuller, more attractive appearance.

Breast Augmentation Benefits

Proportional and Balanced Body Shape

Breasts that are naturally small or have lost significant volume due to breastfeeding or weight loss may not be proportional to the rest of the body. Some women may struggle with asymmetric or misshapen breasts due to genetic factors. Breast augmentation can provide women with a more balanced, natural, and attractive breast shape that will accentuate their figure.


Better Clothing Fit

Many women wear bras and swimsuits with extra padding to achieve the breast appearance they desire since their natural breasts may not fully fill out their clothing the way that they wish. Breast augmentation can provide more volume, which, in turn, may help to fill out certain clothing the way a woman desires.


Increased Self-Confidence

Some women may feel that their breasts are an unflattering source of anxiety and embarrassment due to genetics or the effects of pregnancy and weight loss. Enhancing the size and shape of the breasts to achieve the look they desire can result in a boost of self-confidence.


Breast Augmentation: 5 things to know!

Breast Implants Options

  • Implant Type

    • A silicone implant shell filled with saline solution
    • Filled during surgery
    • Feels slightly firmer than silicone implants
    • Rippling is more likely to occur
    • A silicone implant shell filled with silicone gel
    • More natural feeling than saline implants
    • May require a slightly larger incision to insert
    • If rupture does occur, it may be more difficult to detect
    Silicone Gummy Bear:
    • A silicone implant shell filled with highly cohesive silicone gel
    • FDA approved for patients over 22 years of age
    • Maintain their shape if a rupture occurs
    • Create more natural-feeling breasts
  • Implant Placement

    • Implants are placed under the pectoral muscle
    • Ideal for women with a small amount of breast tissue
    • Helps conceal the edges of the implant for a more natural appearance
    • Has been shown to decrease the risk of capsular contracture
    • Implants are placed over the chest muscle and under the glandular tissue
    • Best for women with an adequate amount of natural breast tissue
    • Does not cause implant movement during muscle contractions
  • Incision Option

    • Located along the inframammary fold (the crease underneath the breast)
    • Scars eventually are hidden under the breast as the breast settles post-op
    • Located around the areola
    • Leaves mild scarring and may not be suitable for women with small areolas

    Looking for information on your implant options? Call our office in Austin, Texas, to learn more!

The benefits of breast augmentation


Breast Augmentation Concerns


Following your breast augmentation at Pearce Plastic Surgery in Austin, TX, you will likely experience some swelling and bruising, but these should resolve after a few weeks. You will be given a compression garment during your recovery to help minimize swelling. Should any discomfort or pain occur, you will be prescribed pain medication to help alleviate these symptoms. Make sure you avoid any strenuous activities for at least six weeks. You may return to work in about 1 week after your surgery.


It will take a few months for your final results to become apparent.


Scarring will vary depending on which technique is used during your breast augmentation. Any scarring that does occur can be covered with clothing and will fade over time. Cigarette smoking, sun exposure, and your genetics all play a factor in the final appearance of your surgical scars.


The cost of your procedure at Pearce Plastic Surgery in Austin, TX will vary based on certain factors including surgical fees and techniques. Dr. Pearce will provide you with an accurate price sheet to help determine a surgical plan that will best meet your needs.

Breast Augmentation FAQs

What type of anesthesia will be used during my procedure?

Dr. Pearce will perform your breast augmentation using general anesthesia.

Can fat grafting be used for my breast augmentation procedure?

Yes. Dr. Pearce can use the technique of fat grafting for breast augmentation for women looking to increase the size of their breasts with more subtle results. Fat grafting is also performed using general anesthesia.

Which incision will best accommodate my breast implants?

Both saline and silicone breast implants can be placed through either the periareolar or the inframammary incision. However, silicone implants may require a larger incision to be made.

What is the best implant placement choice?

Dr. Pearce prefers submuscular placement because it has been shown to decrease the risk of capsular contracture. However, he will work with each patient based on her goals and desires, as long as she understands the risks involved with surgery.

I was so impressed by how he spent his time with me. He is dedicated to making his patients lives better and more beautiful. He is new in town but will definitely be an incredible addition to the Austin plastic surgery scene.

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