Enhance Your Contours with Breast Augmentation
Breast augmentation or breast implant surgery is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures today. After all, breasts have always been viewed as a significant part of a woman's femininity, so feeling unhappy with your breast size may understandably have an impact on your self-esteem and confidence. Dr. Michael Devlin is considered one of the best breast augmentation surgeons in Little Rock, AR. A breast augmentation from Dr. Devlin can help you achieve the beautiful, symmetrical breasts you have always wanted, and may renew your self-confidence.
Having performed over a thousand of breast augmentations and other breast procedures, Dr. Devlin has developed an artistic eye that sets him apart from his peers. His vast experience has given him the necessary skill to achieve beautiful surgery results safely, with a minimum amount of down time. He also performs breast implant revision surgery for patients that are unhappy with results from other surgeons, or who need to have their implants replaced.
Benefits of Breast Augmentation in Little Rock, AR
The primary benefit of breast augmentation is an improved appearance of your breasts. While most people think of breast augmentation as 'breast enlargement,' the benefits can go far beyond merely making breasts larger.
Breast augmentation can also improve:
- Breasts that are too small
- Breasts that are uneven
- Breasts that lack fullness
- Poor cleavage
- Lack of projection
- Imbalanced appearance or lack of proportion
- Asymmetry in height
Why Choose Dr. Michael Devlin
Dr. Michael Devlin has been performing breast augmentation since 2001 and has lectured nationally on the subject of breast augmentation and breast implant surgery. Dr. Devlin was also the first breast implant surgeon in Arkansas to offer trans-umbilical breast augmentation (TUBA), an innovative procedure with a fast recovery time and minimal scarring. Dr. Michael Devlin has one of the most extensive breast augmentation before and after photos galleries in Arkansas, which allows you to see the beautiful results he can achieve. Finally, the cost of breast augmentation by Dr. Michael Devlin is much lower than the national average.
Breast Implant Types
Dr. Michael Devlin utilizes both saline and silicone gel implants for breast augmentation. The main difference between the two is what the breast implant is filled with. A saline implant is filled with what the name implies, sterile saline. A Silicone implant is comprised of a semi-solid cohesive silicone gel. Silicone gel is thicker than sterile saline, so most people believe that a silicone implant will feel more like natural breasts than a saline implant.
Breast implants come in a variety of sizes and shapes as well as textures or smooth surfaces, They come in anatomic and round shapes, Moderate Profile, Moderate Plus Profile, High Profile and Ultra High Profile and with so many options, it can be confusing for most patients. That is why it is important to discuss your goals during your breast augmentation consultation with Dr. Michael Devlin.
One of the most important parts of your breast augmentation consultation with Dr. Michel Devlin is to communicate your goals and expectations clearly so that he can best help you achieve them. It is completely normal and okay to not be sure about what size you would like to be. During your consultation you will meet with one of our surgery consultants, who will guide you through every step of your breast augmentation experience. During your consultation, you will have the chance to try on different implants, and get a sense of what breast implant best gives you the enhanced look you desire.
Breast Augmentation Procedures
Dr. Michael Devlin uses multiple techniques for breast augmentation, depending on the patient's desire and anatomy. He utilizes the inframammary (the crease), periareolar (around the nipple) and the TUBA (trans umbilical) approaches. For a breast augmentation using the inframammary approach, Dr. Devlin will make an incision in the breast fold to place your implants. With the periareolar approach, He will create the incision around the bottom half of the areola and insert the implants through the areola. Dr. Michael Devlin is one of the few breast implant surgeons in the country who performs TUBA. With the TUBA approach, which creates a tiny incision is made in the top fold of the belly button. Dr. Devlin can then place the implants underneath the muscle (sub-muscular) or over the muscle (subglandular) through a tunnel created starting in the belly button.
If you want to improve both the size and position of your breasts, a breast lift may be recommended and can often be performed at the same time as the breast augmentation surgery. Dr. Michael Devlin considers the potential risks and benefits of the various breast augmentation techniques as well as your specific goals when formulating a customized treatment plan.
Breast Augmentation Recovery
Dr. Michael Devlin utilizes the Rapid Recovery Technique for his breast augmentation patients. Many of Dr. Devlin's breast augmentation patients report that they do not experience significant discomfort, and are able to resume their normal activities quickly. In most cases, women choosing breast augmentation can be back to work within a few days following their breast augmentation. However, strenuous activity should be avoided for at least two weeks so your breasts can heal properly.
After breast augmentation, the scars may appear dark pink and firm for several months. They most always fade and become very light after the first year after surgery although they will not completely disappear.
One of the more common complications following breast augmentation is called capsular contracture, which occurs when the capsule or scar tissue around a breast implant tightens, causing a woman’s breast to feel abnormally hard. The condition is treatable. Excessive bleeding or infection are other infrequent but possible complications. In addition, implant malposition is a more common complication that may require additional surgery to correct. Potential risks and complications of breast augmentation will be explained at length with you during your consultation and pre-operative appointment. Dr. Michael Devlin will be happy to answer any questions you have.
Breast Augmentation Cost Little Rock
The cost of breast augmentation in Little Rock, AR by Dr. Michael Devlin starts at $3,900 for saline implants and $4,900 for silicone implants. Fees include surgeons fee, implant cost, surgery center cost and anesthesia fee, as well as follow up care. During your consultation you will be given a detailed quote of all fees associated with breast augmentation and provided with different payment options. When choosing a plastic surgeon or cosmetic surgeon, patients should consider the expertise and experience of the doctor just as much as the treatment cost. Having performed several thousand breast procedures for over seventeen years. Dr. Michael Devlin has the skill and talent needed to provide you with an excellent breast implant experience and beautiful results.
Dr. Michael Devlin also specializes in Mommy Makeover Surgery, a combination of several plastic surgery procedures designed to restore the look of a woman's body to what she had before pregnancy. The procedures commonly combined include abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), breast augmentation and liposuction. The Mommy Makeover has quickly become one of Dr. Devlin’s most popular cosmetic surgery procedures. Another increasingly requested procedure included in a Mommy Makeover is labiaplasty, Labiaplasty surgery is for women who have stretched, enlarged, or asymmetrical labia due to childbirth, hormonal changes, and laxity associated with aging. Dr. Michael Devlin has one of the most extensive collection of Mommy Makeover before and after photos in Arkansas.
Schedule a Consultation Today
Dr. Michael Devlin and his team are committed to helping you achieve your plastic surgery goals while providing you with friendly, personalized care. To find out if breast augmentation is right for you contact our Little Rock office today.
“Dr. Devlin helped me rewrite the ending to my journey from fat to fabulous. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.” Lisa Bordeaux, from a Google+ Review