Salem Breast Augmentation Questions: What are my Breast Implant Incision Options?

The location of your breast implant incisions will play a direct role in the final results of your breast augmentation procedure. Board-certified Massachusetts plastic surgeon Dr. George Chatson will discuss all of your options during your Salem breast augmentation consultation to help you determine which one is best suited to meet your needs.

Incision Options

Dr. Chatson offers three breast augmentation incision options:

  • Periareolar – made around the nipple, these incisions are hidden in the darker skin of the areola
  • Inframammary – made underneath the breasts, these incisions are hidden in the natural folds where breast and chest meet
  • Transaxillary – made in the armpit, these incisions are hidden in the contours of the underarm

There are certain advantages offered by each incision placement and no single option will meet the specific needs of every patient. To assist Dr. Chatson is choosing the best option for you it is best to be open and honest about your aesthetic desires and ultimate goals with breast augmentation. It is also necessary to discuss future plans for things such as pregnancy as some incisions options may be less likely to interfere with breastfeeding.

The placement of your breast implant incisions will need to be based on factors unique to you. Dr. Chatson will discuss this and other breast augmentation options during your initial consultation to help ensure your procedure offers the most desirable results.

To learn more about breast augmentation options in Salem and surrounding areas of Massachusetts, please contact George G. Chaston, M.D. today. Dr. Chaston maintains offices in Andover, MA and Nashua, NH to better serve women throughout our region.

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