American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Member Log In For Medical Professionals
 

Breast Augmentation

Augmentation Mammaplasty

Breast augmentation is the surgical placement of breast implants to increase fullness and improve symmetry of the breasts, or to restore breast volume lost after weight reduction or pregnancy.

What is breast augmentation surgery?

Breast augmentation surgery involves using breast implants or fat, referred to as fat transfer breast augmentation, to increase the size of your breasts or restore breast volume that has been lost after weight reduction or pregnancy.

Breast augmentation is clinically referred to as augmentation mammaplasty.

Breast augmentation can:

  • Increase fullness and projection of your breasts
  • Improve the balance of your figure
  • Enhance your self-image and self-confidence

Breast implants may also be used for breast reconstruction after mastectomy or injury.

What breast augmentation surgery won't do

Breast augmentation does not correct severely drooping breasts. If you want your breasts to look fuller and to be lifted due to sagging, a breast lift may be required in conjunction with breast augmentation.

Breast lifting can often be done at the same time as your augmentation or may require a separate operation. Your plastic surgeon will assist you in making this decision.



Logo

Surgeons In Your Area

Member Headshot

Peter Klainer MD

46396 Benedict Drive Suite 330
Sterling, VA 20164

(703) 421-6000

Member Headshot

James French MD

5550 Friendship Blvd Suite 130 Center for Plastic...
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

(301) 652-7700

Member Headshot

Shlomo Widder MD

8230 Leesburg Pike Suite 630
Vienna, VA 22182

(703) 506-0300

Member Headshot

Jamal Yousefi MD

502 Maple Avenue W.
Vienna, VA 22180

(703) 255-4922

Member Headshot

Morad Tavallali MD

#1150 5530 Wisconsin Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Member Headshot

Byron Poindexter MD

1825 Samuel Morse Drive
Reston, VA 20190

(703) 893-6168

Member Headshot

Robert Sigal MD

1825 Samuel Morse Dr.
Reston, VA 20190

(703) 893-6168

Member Headshot

Phillip Chang MD

19500 Sandridge Way Suite 350
Lansdowne, VA 20176

(703) 729-5553

Logo

Patient Care Center