Breast augmentation surgery, or augmentation mammoplasty, is the most common cosmetic surgical procedure in the United States. Breast augmentation is a routine outpatient procedure that generally takes no more than a couple of hours to complete. Afterwards, patients are allowed to return home without staying overnight.

Women decide to partake in breast augmentation surgery for many reasons. Breast augmentation to aesthetically augment the size, form, and feel of the breasts is the most popular option.

The procedure duration for breast augmentation depends on the surgical techniques utilized. For example, the incision technique and implant type can either expedite or prolong the procedure. Generally, you can expect to be done within an hour or two and be home to rest soon afterwards.

For more details about the breast augmentation procedure, contact board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. JoAnne Lopes to set up a consultation at our Virginia Beach office.