Breast Implants (Breast Augmentation)
Operative Time: 1 hour
Incisions: Inframammary Fold (IMF) or Axillary (armpit)
- 1 week – Suture removal; Typical time off work
- 3 weeks – Resume low-impact exercise
- 6 weeks – Resume all exercise without restrictions
- 3 months – Majority of swelling gone and wounds 90% strong
- 1 year – Final healing
*Please note that each patient and case is unique. Nothing in surgery is a guarantee. Please talk with Dr. Street more in person about your individualized surgical plan. All general anesthesia is performed by a board-certified anesthesiologist.
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