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Breast Augmentation

Breast Enlargement Stock PhotoMany women visit Dr. Gary Price for breast augmentation from New Haven, Fairfield and throughout New England because they wish their breasts were larger. How much larger is a highly personal decision that is as varied as the women themselves. Have you always felt that your breasts were too small? Have your breasts become smaller after weight loss or pregnancy and nursing?

To find out more about breast augmentation with implants in Guilford, CT, request a consultation with Dr. Price using our online form or call us at 203-453-6635.

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About Breast Augmentation

Breast enlargement surgery, also called breast augmentation, increases the size of a woman's breasts with implants. For most women, an attractive, natural contour is best achieved by having the implants placed beneath the chest muscles; some women choose to have them placed beneath the breast tissue only. The implants are placed through incisions that are usually concealed under the breast crease, around the areolas (the dark skin around the nipple), or in the armpit.

In addition to or instead of breast augmentation, some women require a breast lift to elevate and shape breasts that are stretched and sag significantly. During your confidential consultation, Dr. Price will help you determine how to help you best achieve your cosmetic goals.

Most breast surgery may be performed with intravenous sedation, a technique that offers total patient comfort without the need for general anesthesia or hospitalization. Dr. Price can perform your procedure in his private, fully-licensed operating room, giving you a convenient alternative to hospital facilities.

Types of Implants

In addition to implant placement and incision location, you will be able to choose the implant material. The two primary options available for implants are silicone and saline implants.

  • Silicone gel implants feel and move naturally, closely simulating the properties of natural breast tissue. Today's improved silicone implants are available to women who are at least 22 years old. Manufacturers offer a variety of silicone implants for different body types, shapes, and sizes.

  • Saline implants are filled with sterile salt water. Saline implants are inserted before they are filled, which allows for smaller incisions and customized sizing.

Patient education is very important to Dr. Price. During your consultation in his Guilford, Connecticut, office for breast augmentation, he will take the time to thoroughly explain all of your breast implant options and answer your questions. His goal is to help you attain the fuller breast size you desire while maintaining a natural look.

Conditions Treated

This treatment is for:

Your Next Step

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Gary Price has helped many women improve their confidence with breast augmentation surgery. Request a consultation or call his office in Guilford at 203-453-6635. His office is convenient to patients from New Haven and other communities in Connecticut and Rhode Island, and is 90 minutes from New York.