A close-up view of a woman's hand over her breastBreast augmentation surgery gives women the feminine curves they have always wanted, while also boosting their self confidence. At the office of John W. Tyrone, M.D. Pllc., we utilize the latest technology and techniques to ensure our breast augmentation patients enjoy a safe, comfortable experience. Of course, it is important that patients apprise themselves of the risks and benefits of any surgical procedure they are considering. Dr. Tyrone and our team are proactive in patient education, so you can rest assured you will be fully informed before your breast augmentation. To learn more about breast augmentation risks and benefits, contact our Jacksonville office today.

Potential Breast Augmentation Risks

Breast augmentation surgery is a safe and effective procedure that can help women achieve the confidence they have been lacking. During this procedure, Dr. Tyrone places a breast implant within a patient's breast to increase its volume and shape. Patients have several options regarding breast augmentation. These options include the type of incision through which the implant will be placed, the type of implant, the placement of the implant, and more. 

The risks of this surgery, though rare, can be serious. To mitigate these risks, patients should be diligent in selecting a surgeon with a proven track record of great results and safety. 

The possible risks and complications of breast augmentation surgery include:

  • Excessive bleeding, swelling, or bruising after surgery
  • Capsular contracture, which causes scar tissue to form around a breast implant and create a rippled look
  • Implant rupture
  • Unsatisfactory results
  • Infection from surgery
  • Breast or nipple pain
  • Decreased sensitivity in the breast skin or nipple

Patients who are pregnant or nursing and those who are not in good general health are not good candidates for breast augmentation surgery. 

Patients should also be aware that breast implants are not intended to last a lifetime, and will require removal or replacement at some point. 

Mitigating the Risks of Breast Augmentation

Dr. Tyrone's plastic surgery office is exceptionally clean and equipped to handle any complications that might arise during surgery. Because of his focus on breast surgery, Dr. Tyrone has honed an artistic skill in breast augmentation, as well as precision technical expertise. He is also respected for breast augmentation revision surgery.

Women should closely follow Dr. Tyrone's instructions during recovery and attend all follow-up visits to reduce the risk of complications after undergoing breast augmentation surgery.

The Benefits of Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation offers many benefits to patients. This procedure helps women feel more confident in their appearance. It can also give them a more proportionate, feminine shape. Many of our patients have found that clothing and bras fit better after their surgery.

When patients choose Dr. Tyrone as their breast augmentation surgeon, they enjoy some additional benefits. Dr. Tyrone is skilled in the closure of incisions, so scarring is usually very minimal and well-hidden. Additionally, Dr. Tyrone is skilled in performing various surgical methods, and can recommend the most suitable type of implants for the individual patient.

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