Breast Augmentation in Chicago
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Breast augmentation surgery remains one of the most consistently popular cosmetic surgery procedures performed today, here is a quick overview to getting a breast augmentation in Chicago.

At Chicago Breast & Body Aesthetics, our surgeons will take the time to answer any concerns you might have so you can feel positive about moving forward with breast enhancement surgery. Here are some of our patients’ most frequently asked questions.

Am I A Good Candidate For Breast Augmentation?

If you feel sensitive about the size of your breasts and have always wanted a curvier figure, you could be a good candidate for a breast augmentation. Breast implants can also be used to improve asymmetry between breasts, or restore lost volume after pregnancy and nursing. With the help of a physical evaluation, Dr. Truong or Dr. Lin can explain more about the results you’re likely to see from breast enlargement.

How Do I Know Which Size Implants To Choose for My Breast Augmentation in Chicago?

The perfect breast implant size is different for every woman and depends on your anatomy, personal preferences, and appearance goals. Some women prefer a natural-looking, subtly enhanced result, while others want a more dramatic figure. Many women will refer to our breast patient gallery or even bring pictures of their “ideal look” to their consultation. The best way to determine which size is good for you is to “try” on the implants during your consultation.

Which Is Better: Saline Or Silicone Implants for Breast Augmentation?

There’s no definitive answer as to which type of breast implant is ‘better,’ but only which implant type is better for you. Currently, silicone breast implants are the more popular choice in Chicago, as many patients and surgeons alike feel that breast augmentation results look more natural when performed using silicone. However, in the right candidate, saline implants can certainly deliver a beautiful result as well. Like implant size, the choice of implant type really comes down to a number of different factors, including your personal preference.

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Breast Augmentation Case# 815

  • Implants: Silicone – 380cc High Profile Extra
  • Placement:  Subpectoral
  • Incision:  Inframammary
  • Post-Op Duration: 6 Months
  • Surgeon: Dr. Kevin Lin
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Breast Augmentation Case# 2047119

  • Implants:  Mentor Memory Gel 400 High Profile
  • Incision:  Inframammary
  • Placement:  Post-pectoral
  • Surgeon: Dr. Anh-Tuan Truong

How Long Will My Breast Augmentation Surgery Take?

Typically, breast augmentation only takes Dr. Truong an hour or two to perform, without including pre-surgery prep time or recovery. Since the procedure is performed on an outpatient basis, you can expect to go home the same day as your surgery in Chicago.

What Should I Expect During Recovery from Breast Augmentation?

It’s important to take it easy the first few days after your breast augmentation in Chicago and give your body time to rest. Although breast enlargement is a cosmetic procedure, it’s still a surgery, and your body needs to focus on healing. Your breasts might feel tight and swollen at first, but pain medication (over-the-counter or prescription) can help, as can using ice packs or bags of frozen veggies placed on the breasts for short periods. You should be back to your daily routine in about a week or so, as long as you continue avoiding vigorous activity. You may also need to massage your breasts.

Will I Have Scars from Breast Augmentation in Chicago?

Every incision will leave a scar behind, and breast augmentation surgery is no exception. Our surgeons make every effort to place incisions as unobtrusively as possible for a beautiful final result in Chicago. Most often, incisions are hidden in the curve of the pigmented skin around the nipple (periareolar incision) or along the natural crease below the breast (inframammary incision).

How Long Until I See My Results from Breast Augmentation in Chicago?

Seeing your final results after breast augmentation takes several weeks to a few months or more. The tissue around the implants stays tight at first, then slowly relaxes over time to let the implants drop and settle into their natural position. Around 6 months after surgery, you should enjoy the results of your new figure!

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Meet with the best cosmetic surgeons in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Anh-Tuan Truong and his team of elite plastic surgeons, Dr. Pey-Yi Kevin Lin, Dr. Sue Kafali, Dr. Marc Adajar, and Dr. John Rachel specialize in cosmetic procedures of the face, breast, and body. Our team is dedicated to enhancing your natural beauty and making your transformation journey one of the best decisions you’ll ever make.

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Pey Yi Kevin Lin Chicago Breast and Body Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Kevin Lin

Dr. Pey-Yi Kevin Lin is a board-certified plastic surgeon in Chicago who emphasizes tailored care and treatment to each patient.   He is certified by Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery from the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS).  He is also a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Dr. Lin is skilled in plastic and Reconstructive surgery and completed his fellowship at the University of Texas. Learn more.

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Dr. John D. Rachel

Dr. John D. Rachel is a distinguished expert in facial plastic surgery, holding four board certifications. His areas of certification include Facial Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery (certified by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery), and Otolaryngology (Head and Neck Surgery). He is also a respected Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, demonstrating his commitment to the highest standards of medical excellence.

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