Depending on the size and shape of your breasts and the ultimate goals you have for breast augmentation, there are several ways that breast augmentation surgery can be performed. Dr. Scott E. Newman has the extensive experience and expertise that allows you to have confidence that he will recommend the best possible approach to your breast augmentation.

I went to three other doctors before I decided on Dr. Newman. His explanation regarding my breast procedure was so in depth that he gave me the confidence to proceed. I love my breast augmentation result- it's exactly what I asked for. He's great! I went to three other doctors before I decided on Dr. Newman. His explanation regarding my breast procedure was so in depth that he gave me the confidence to proceed. When I first went to Dr. Newman I couldn't believe the amount of time he gave me. He took the time to answer my questions and showed me more photos than anyone else showed me. Dr. Newman performed surgery on two of my friends and they look great. I love my breast augmentation result- it's exactly what I asked for. He's great!
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Placement of Incisions

One worry many women have about breast augmentation is the visibility of the scars after healing is complete. Dr. Newman usually uses very small incisions, only about an inch long, which are easily hidden. The usual placement for the incision is in the fold beneath the breast, under the arm, or on the edge of the areola, which is the brown area around the nipple. Some procedures will require more incisions, and if this is the case with your procedure, Dr. Newman will discuss incision placement with you during your breast augmentation consultation.

Placement of Implants

Another important consideration for breast augmentation is the placement of the implant. Depending on the shape and size of your breast, Dr. Newman will determine whether the implant should be placed beneath the chest muscle or on top of the chest muscle and beneath the breast’s glandular tissue.

Submuscular placement of the implant is the most common. Placing the implant beneath the muscle reduces the likelihood that the implant itself will be visible. It also reduces the occurrence of rippling, which occurs more commonly in saline implants, because the implant is covered by the muscle tissue.

Subglandular placement is sometimes used when the breasts are small and there is insufficient tissue and skin available to cover the implant if it is placed beneath the muscle. If subglandular placement is used, occurrence of rippling is more likely. It is also more likely that the implant will be visible beneath the skin.

If you are interested in more information about breast augmentation surgery in the New York City area, please contact Dr. Newman at the Advanced Plastic Surgery Center, with offices in Long Island, Westchester, and New York City.

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