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Breast Augmentation Surgical Technique

Breast augmentation surgery has been performed for over a century in one form or another. Modern breast augmentation began in the 1960's with the use of silicone implants (see history of breast implants). Today, breast augmentation and implant surgery has reached its pinnacle in terms of patient safety, technology and quality of implants. Breast augmentation surgery is usually done under general anesthesia although local anesthesia is possible in some cases. On the day of your surgery, Dr. Backstein will begin by marking your breasts using a surgical pen while you are still awake and in the standing position. This is done while you are awake since the breast anatomy and position tends to change when a woman is lying down on the operating table making marking while under anesthesia less reliable. Once marking is complete, you will gently be put under anesthesia. Dr. Backstein only employs anesthesiologists with Royal College of Canada certification in Anesthesia

The procedure is performed by first making the smallest possible incision in the area that was agreed upon in your breast implants consultation. The major step in the breast augmentation procedure is to create a "pocket" in which to insert the breast implant. This is done by carefully separating tissue layers according to the pre-operative markings. Dr. Backstein will then irrigate and flush the breast implant pocket copiously with an anti-septic solution to ensure that it is absolutely sterile and prepared for insertion of your breast implant. The same procedure is carried out on both sides and finally the incisions are sutured closed using careful cosmetic surgery techniques and using absorbable sutures

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