Breast Implants

Plastic Surgery Arts of New Jersey Breast Implants

Learn about the breast implant procedure, including endoscopic breast augmentation, recovery time, sizes, costs, and before and after photos.

Breast enlargement is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic surgical procedures. Most women request breast implant surgery because they want to improve breast size and shape, body proportion, and have more freedom with their clothing choices. Others are simply trying to restore breast shape which has diminished following pregnancy. No matter what the reason, we have found that breast augmentation can dramatically improve a woman’s quality of life.

Breast implant surgery is performed by placing saline or silicone implants through a small incision that usually becomes inconspicuous upon healing. The results are characterized by improved contour and a youthful, natural appearance.

Breast Implant Before & After Photos

Plastic Surgery Arts of New Jersey is home to highly skilled breast implant cosmetic surgeons. Visit our before & after photo gallery of breast implants from real patients in our Princeton and New Brunswick, New Jersey offices.

Silicone Cohesive Gel Breast Implants

Cohesive gel breast implants feature a firmer silicone gel than the standard silicone implant. The gel in cohesive gel implants has the consistency of a “soft solid” and can be compared to the texture of a “gummy bear”. If the gel implant were cut in two there would be no gross shift of the gel, i.e. it will keep its shape regardless of positioning. Cohesive gel implants are shaped to conform to the natural shape of a woman’s breast in that they are thinner at the top and fuller at the bottom where a woman’s breast naturally extends. There are two key advantages of choosing cohesive gel breast implants, the first of which is longevity. Cohesive gel implants do not tend to develop folds over time and thus are likely to last longer than traditional implants. The second advantage is that because of their shape, cohesive gel implants offer surgeons greater control of the overall shape of the breasts post-surgery.

Your surgery is performed at a first class ambulatory facility at Plastic Surgery Arts of New Jersey and takes about two hours to complete. Our patients shower the very next day and frequently return to work within several days. Our patients who have undergone breast augmentation are thrilled with the results. This procedure may also be performed in conjunction with breast lift, liposuction or a tummy tuck for total body contour improvement.

Contact PSANJ to schedule a private breast implant consultation at either of our New Brunswick, New Jersey or Princeton, New Jersey locations. We look forward to seeing you at Plastic Surgery Arts of New Jersey.

Common Breast Implant Questions at Plastic Surgery Arts of New Jersey

 What is the recovery time for breast implants?

The recovery time for a breast implant procedure is around 3-5 days. If your breast implants are positioned over the chest muscle the recovery time will be shorter compared to implants placed under the muscle. For the first 48 hours following surgery, it is recommended that you elevate your back and breasts to reduce swelling and bruising. The swelling and bruising will improve quickly over the first 1-2 weeks, and continue to decrease slowly over the next several months.

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