Breast Implants in San Diego and La Jolla, CA
Shumway Cosmetic Surgery, accredited by the Joint Commission and awarded the Gold Seal of Approval which reflects our commitment to excellence and quality patient care, offers breast implants to local residents requiring cosmetic surgery.
What Is Silicone?
Silicone breast implants are designed with a silicone outer shell and filled with silicone. The advantages of silicone breast implants are that they feel more natural than saline implants and are less likely to “ripple”. Some of the disadvantages of silicone implants are that ruptures are more difficult to detect, and they may cost a little more than saline implants.
Is Silicone Right for Me?
The type of breast implant that you choose is primarily a matter of personal preference. Dr. Shumway will ask questions about how you want your breasts to look and feel, and based on your answers, he will help you decide if silicone implants are right for you.
Choosing a Breast Implant Surgeon
Dr. Shumway is the Founder and Director of Shumway Cosmetic Surgery located on the Scripps Memorial Hospital campus in La Jolla, California. He is the current President of the California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and the former President of the American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery. He studied many years at Duke University in General and Thoracic Surgery and in Surgery of the Head and Neck. This was followed by a fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Aesthetic Laser Surgery. With over 11 years of surgical training and 12 additional years of breast augmentation experience teaching the TUBA technique, Dr. Shumway is the premier physician on the West Coast performing Transumbilical Breast Augmentation.
How Is a Silicone Breast Implant Breast Augmentation Performed?
With more than 12 years’ experience with breast augmentation, Dr. Shumway is able to perform four different procedures for breast augmentation. Most women who discuss the individual procedures with Dr. Shumway decide on TUBA. The procedure requires you to spend less time in surgery, and the recovery is also shorter than with other techniques. For TUBA, the implant is inserted through an incision just above your belly button, so you do not have to worry about having visible scars.
How Much Do Silicone Breast Implants Cost in San Diego and La Jolla, CA?
The cost of your silicone breast implants will depend on the extent of the surgery needed for your individual body style and cosmetic goals. We offer payment plans and work closely with CareCredit™ to help you with the cost of your breast implants.
On the Road to Recovery
Rest is recommended for the first few days following surgery. A post-surgical sports bra is typically worn for the first few weeks. Most discomfort associated with the breast implant’s surgery will be well-controlled with the oral pain medication prescribed by Dr. Shumway. Antibiotics will also be prescribed. Most patients report only mild swelling, bruising, and tenderness following the implant surgery. Most patients return to work within three days and resume their normal activities within four to six weeks.
Additional Breast Enhancement Procedures
Take the Next Step!
If you have been considering a silicone breast implant breast augmentation, the first step is to schedule a complimentary consultation in our La Jolla office with Dr. Shumway. This will give Dr. Shumway the opportunity to understand your concerns and expectations. He will then assess your breasts and help you decide which implant size, shape, and approach is best. We encourage you to take the first step toward feeling more attractive, confident, and desirable. We look forward to hearing from you.
Dr. Shumway, a Diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS), recognizes that each patient has unique requirements and desires. His services have improved the lives of people from in and around San Diego and La Jolla. Dr. Shumway is also famous for facelifts, laser peels, rhinoplasty, tummy tucks, and so much more. If you are looking for self-improvement and cosmetic surgery (major overhaul or minimally invasive), he and his professional team will accommodate your needs! Please call 858-587-2640 today to schedule your free initial consultation!.