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Breast Augmentation and Plastic Surgery in Houston
Specializing in Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery including breast augmentation or breast implants, breast lift, liposuction, tummy tuck, eyelid surgery located in Houston Texas


Breast Augmentation or Breast Implants Houston

Procedure Description:
Breast Implants to enhance the size of the breasts

What To Expect:
The procedure is done under general anethesia. Most implants in my practice are placed under the chest muscle, and this is fairly painful for the first few days. The surgery takes approximately one hour.

Preprocedure:
It is necessary to stop any medications that may thin the blood at least 14 days prior to this surgery. These medications include aspirin, motrin, ibuproben, advil, nuprin, or any similar medications. Additional medications to be stopped are vitamin E, herbal supplements, and diet pills including over the counter. You must arrange for someone to drive you home after surgery.

Postprocedure:
After surgery, you will be instructed in implant massage, and will be seen the day after surgery depending on which day the procedure is done. No exercise or heavy lifting for 4 weeks. No use of the blood thinning medications mentioned above for three weeks.



Liposuction Houston Texas

Procedure Description:
Liposuction or fat suction

What To Expect:
Most liposuction procedures are done under general anesthesia or very heavy intravenous sedation. This is typically not an extremely painful procedure. The surgery lasts between 1 - 1.5 hours, depending on the number of areas treated.

Preprocedure:
It is necessary to stop any blood thinning medications at least 14 days before this surgery including: aspirin, motrin, advil, ibuprofen, nuprin, or any similar medications. Additional medications to be stopped are vitamin E, herbal preparations, and diet pills including over the counter. You will need to arrange for someone to pick you up after the procedure.

Postprocedure:
A compression garment is worn for three weeks 24 hours a day. You will leak fluid from the incisions for the first 24- 48 hours. It is necessary to drink plenty of fluids for the first 24 hours after the procedure. Your first follow-up visit is one week after surgery.



Breast Augmentation Houston Care Philosophy

My desire is to educate you as to how Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery including breast augmentation or breast implants, liposuction, tummy tuck, and rhinoplasty can enhance your life. Through experienced surgical techniques and decisions with you regarding realistic goals, Plastic Surgery may help to improve your lifestyle. Located in Clear Lake-Houston Texas

 



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