Breast Augmentation: B to D
Increasing cup size from B to D is generally accomplished with a moderate, moderate-plus, or high profile implant of appropriate size (base diameter).
General or local with sedation
IN / OUTPATIENT
Temporary swelling, mild bruising, and some pain
Pain, bleeding, infection, asymmetry, implant failure, scarring around the implant (capsular contracture)
Back to work: 3 days to 1 week More strenuous activity: 2 - 3 weeks
6 - 8 weeks for implants to completely descend into the final position
DURATION OF RESULTS
Permanent: the average lifespan of a breast implant is 10 years and implants may need to be replaced in a relatively minor procedure.