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Breast Surgery


Dr. O’Toole offers multiple breast enhancement surgeries to meet the needs of his patients, including breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction, and gynecomastia surgery. These procedures can improve the breast or chest size and shape to best fit the individual’s needs.

Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation surgery uses implants to enhance the breast size and shape. This procedure can increase the breast size and enhance cleavage for those with naturally small breasts. It can also restore breast volume after weight loss, pregnancy, or aging. Breast augmentation generally results in more voluminous, well-proportioned breasts.

What Is Breast Augmentation Recovery Like?

During the first week after surgery, it is normal that you will feel some soreness and discomfort. It is essential not to undergo any strenuous activities until the fourth week post-surgery. Most patients fully recover from a breast augmentation within six to eight weeks.

How Much Does Breast Augmentation Cost?

The national average cost of breast augmentation is $3,824 for the surgeon’s fee. This price will vary based on the type of implants and fees such as anesthesia and facility.

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Breast Lift

Breast lift surgery raises and reshapes the breasts by tightening the tissues and removing excess skin. Pregnancy, weight loss, heredity, and aging can cause the breasts to sag and droop, and the nipples may even begin to point downward. A breast lift can enhance your breast profile with an uplifted, perky, and youthful appearance.

What Is Breast Lift Recovery Like?

For the first two weeks after surgery, your breasts will be swollen and bruised. Some soreness and swelling will likely last for three to four months.

How Much Does Breast Lift Surgery Cost?

The national average cost of a breast lift is $4,816 for the surgeon’s fee. This price will vary based on fees such as anesthesia and facility.

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Breast Reduction

Breast reduction surgery removes excess breast tissue and skin to achieve a smaller, more comfortable breast size. This procedure can relieve pain and discomfort in the back, neck, and shoulders caused by the weight of oversized breasts, and it can provide a more balanced physique.

What Is Breast Reduction Recovery Like?

Breast reduction is an outpatient surgery, and patients are generally able to return to work after the first week. During the first two weeks, you will need to limit any physical activity and will likely experience some sensitivity and soreness. You should wait at least three to four weeks before resuming any strenuous activities.

How Much Does Breast Reduction Cost?

The national average cost of a breast reduction is $5,680 for the surgeon’s fee. This price will vary based fees such as anesthesia and facility.

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Gynecomastia Surgery

Gynecomastia surgery is a procedure that reduces the size of male breasts by removing excess fat and tissue. Men can develop oversized breasts due to genetics, certain medications, hormonal changes, or weight gain. This cosmetic procedure can create a firmer and more masculine chest.

What Is the Recovery From Gynecomastia Surgery Like?

After gynecomastia surgery, the pain is typically minimal, but you will experience some soreness for the first week.

How Much Does Male Breast Reduction Cost?

The national average cost of gynecomastia surgery is $3,978 for the surgeon’s fee. This price will vary based fees such as anesthesia and facility.

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FAQs

What should I expect during my breast surgery consultation?

During your breast augmentation consultation, you and Dr. O’Toole will discuss your expectations, desired outcome, and medical history. Dr. O’Toole will evaluate your general health and examine your breasts to help determine the best procedure and techniques to safely and effectively achieve your goals.

What questions should I ask my plastic surgeon before undergoing a breast enhancement procedure?

  • For breast augmentation, which implant type and size do you recommend to meet my goals?
  • How should I prepare for my breast surgery?
  • Is there any reason I shouldn’t undergo surgery?
  • What are my risks of complications after surgery and how can I reduce them?
  • What will the recovery process be like after my surgery?

How long should I take off of work after a breast surgery?

Typically, it is recommended to take at least two weeks off of work. However, if your job is physically strenuous, you may need to take four to six weeks off to recover.

Can I undergo a combination of breast procedures at once?

You can undergo a combination of breast procedures if you suffer from multiple breast concerns. For example, women with small, sagging breasts may consider breast augmentation with a breast lift, while those with overly large, pendulous breasts may want a breast lift and breast reduction. Male breast reduction is often combined with liposuction to address excess fat.

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