What is Breast Augmentation?

Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure done to enhance one's breasts, using either implants or fat transfer.

A feminine and voluptuous figure can be yours. A breast augmentation with Dr. Reinblatt can add natural volume to small breasts, improve symmetry and enhance the shape of your chest, giving you the most natural results in a breast augmentation Westchester NY has to offer.

The chest you've always wanted

  • Sculpt proportionate breasts
  • Improve breast symmetry
  • Restore volume after pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • Create a more feminine and attractive figure
  • Boost your confidence
  • Fill out clothes better

Your Breast Augmentation Surgery

Your breast augmentation in White Plains NY surgery will be done under general anesthesia. That means you will be unconscious and unable to feel anything throughout the experience. The entire procedure should take about an hour to an hour and a half.

Once you are sedated, Dr. Reinblatt will create the incision discussed during your pre-operative appointments and place the implant. She will assess the way the implant fits your body to ensure the size, shape and positioning are correct. She will then carefully suture the incision, before wrapping the breasts with gauze and fitting you for a surgical bra.

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Why Choose Dr. Reinblatt?

Dr. Maura Reinblatt brings the female perspective to cosmetic enhancement. As a double board-certified plastic and general surgeon, she has an incredible breadth of knowledge and expertise in the field of plastic surgery and cosmetic enhancement.

Choosing Dr. Reinblatt is an easy choice to make as she has the artistry, skills and compassion necessary to help you achieve your breast augmentation goals. She and her team are known for their excellence in patient care and for consistently achieving results that look natural and beautiful. With over 10 years of experience while staying on the leading edge of plastic surgery technology, she has the background and expertise to create superior results.

During your initial consultation you will feel confident in Dr. Maura Reinblatt’s ability and expertise. She will guide you through the process of breast augmentation and will establish a custom surgical plan for to achieve your aesthetic goals. Your health is of the utmost importance when deciding whether a breast augmentation is right for you. She will work closely with you, so the correct course of action is taken, and help you achieve your vision for your figure.

A breast augmentation is an important step towards your cosmetic goals, and your appearance should never be compromised. Choosing Dr. Maura Reinblatt means choosing a true professional, recognized as being among the best plastic surgeons in New York to perform your breast augmentation.

Dr. Reinblatt has completed a Harvard general surgery residency as well as a UCLA plastic surgery Residency. She is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Reinblatt was formerly a part of the faculty at John Hopkins University School of Medicine as well as at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Reinblatt is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).

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100% custom: Tailoring your breast augmentationto your body

This procedure is highly customizable. In addition to choosing the type, size and shape of your breast implants, the incision and placement can be tailored to your body as well so you have the best breast augmentation Westchester NY has to offer.



Silicone vs. Saline: Which implant is right for you?

Silicone

Silicone breast implants were approved by the FDA for reintroduction to the U.S. market in 2006 after extensive testing demonstrated their safety. These Westchester breast implants offer a natural look and feel, because silicone is a similar consistency to natural breast tissue.

  • Advantages:

    Look and feel like natural breasts

    Rippling is less common

    Ideal for thin women

    Best option for breast reconstruction

  • Disadvantages:

    Potential for an undetected rupture

    Higher rate of capsular contracture

    Larger incisions required

Silicone

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Saline

During the ban on silicone breast implants from 1992 to 2006, breast surgeons used saline implants exclusively. They are filled during surgery and come in a wide array of sizes and shapes to fit any body contour.

  • Advantages:

    Extremely safe option

    No risk of an undetected rupture

    Soft and durable material

  • Disadvantages:

    Rippling is more common

    Not ideal for thin women

    Not an option for reconstruction

Saline

Shape

The implant shape will have a major impact on the look of your breasts after surgery. There are two basic shape options available: teardrop and round. The best one for you will depend on your body type and desired outcome.

Round implants are very commonly used. They can be low- or high-profile, and are ideal for women who want a dramatic lift and ample cleavage.

Teardrop implants are sloped, so they are fuller at the bottom than they are at the top. This is similar to the shape of natural breasts, so they tend to be ideal for women who want a more conservative look.

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Placement

You have two options for the placement of your breast implants in Westchester NY: subglandular and submuscular.

With subglandular, the implant is placed above the pectoral muscle and beneath the mammary gland. This is associated with increased cleavage, a shorter recovery period and less post-operative pain. However, if any ripples form, they will be more noticeable with this option.

With submuscular, the implant is placed beneath the pectoral muscle. This tends to produce extremely natural results and conceals any ripping well, especially in thin and small-breasted women. There's also less risk of capsular contracture. However, this type of placement involves a longer and more uncomfortable surgery, and it may not produce ample cleavage.

Placement

Incisions

You have three main incision options for your Westchester breast augmentation: areolar, inframammary and transaxillary.

With the areolar incision, the cut is placed along the bottom border of the areola. It's a popular choice because the scar blends in with your skin.

The inframammary incision involves placing cuts at the base of the breast. It's a common incision choice for silicone gel implants.

And finally, if you're having saline implants placed, a transaxillary incision can be made in the armpit and the implant can be filled to the appropriate size with tubing.

Incisions

The recovery: What to expect

  • Breast pain, soreness and fatigue for the first few days
  • Arrange to have a friend or family member care for you during recovery
  • Avoid bending, straining, heavy lifting and any strenuous activity
  • Most patients can return to sedentary work within one week
  • Swelling may persist for five weeks or longer
  • Avoid exercise for four weeks
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Candidates: How to know if breast augmentation is right for you

Our breast augmentation in White Plains NY is ideal for patients who:

  • Are in good physical and emotional health
  • Are not currently pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Do not have cancerous and/or pre-cancerous tissue
  • Are close to their ideal weight
  • Are at least 18 years of age

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is it Recommended to Place Implants Below the Muscle?

It is often recommended to place implants below the muscle so that the implant has a more natural look. The extra tissue coverage gives a more natural slope to the top of the breast so that the outline of the implant is less likely to be seen or felt.

What is the Best Size Implants to Get?

This depends on your own body shape and proportions. Proportion is everything when it comes to an aesthetic and appealing result. Dr. Reinblatt will help you to determine the most appropriate size of implant for your body so that your breasts look larger, balanced, and natural in appearance.

Should I Get a Breast Lift With My Augmentation?

If your breasts are already quite large but are drooping, stretched, or have lost volume after weight loss and appear deflated, then a breast lift should be performed alongside an augmentation. This will result in a far superior and appealing appearance.

Is Capsular Contracture Very Common?

Capsular contracture fairly uncommon, occurring in about 3.6 percent of patients. The type of implants you choose may decrease the risk. Dr. Reinblatt will inform you as to which type of implants could reduce the risk of developing capsular contracture.

Will I Lose Nipple Sensation from the Procedure?

A breast augmentation alone does not typically interfere with the nerves or tissue around the nipple, so sensation and functionality can be maintained. It may take some time before full sensation returns.

Can I still Breastfeed After a Boob Job?

Most women will still be able to breastfeed after a breast augmentation in most procedures, there is no interference with the nipple or milk ducts. If the augmentation is combined with a breast lift, then that may involve compromising these areas. If this is a concern for you then it should be discussed with Dr. Reinblatt during your initial consultation.

Let's Get Together

Breast augmentation is a safe and popular way to achieve a more voluptuous breast. Contact Dr. Reinblatt's office today and begin planning for arguably the best breast augmentation Westchester, NY has to offer.

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