Implant placement can be just as important as the type of breast implant you choose when it comes to achieving natural-looking results from breast augmentation. There are many factors to consider when formulating the key components of your breast augmentation surgery. Your unique anatomy, individual lifestyle, and desired outcome will guide the process of choosing the ideal implant, implant placement, and surgical strategy.
Types of Breast Implant Placement
Implant placement refers to the location where the breast implant is placed during breast augmentation. There are four types of breast implant placement:
- Subglandular – Implant placement in front of the pectoral muscle and beneath the glandular tissue of the breast.
- Submuscular – Implant placement beneath the pectoral muscle.
- Subfascial – Implant placement within the connective fascia that covers the pectoral muscle.
- Dual-Plane – Upper pole of the implant is placed beneath the pectoral muscle while the lower pole remains in a subglandular position.
Each type of placement offers its own set of benefits and drawbacks and determining the best method for achieving your goals will rely heavily on the expert opinion of your surgeon. During the consultation process, Dr. Mark Pinsky will thoroughly examine your breasts and discuss the appearance you hope to achieve with breast implants. Based on the information gathered during the consultation, your surgeon will then devise an approach that can resolve your aesthetic concerns and provide for natural-looking results.
Choose the Right Implant Placement Method for You
If you are considering breast augmentation and would like to learn more about which implants and placement method can give you the natural-looking breast enhancement you desire, please contact us to schedule a consultation with one of our surgeons. Breast augmentation is a highly customizable procedure and its important to explore all of your options with the help of an experienced and knowledgeable surgeon like Dr. Pinsky.