Breast Augmentation in West Bloomfield, MI

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About Breast Augmentation

Breast enhancement surgery is a procedure that reshapes the breasts for a fuller appearance. It is known as one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries, granting women who are unhappy with their breast appearance numerous options for improvement. Using breast implants or fat grafting, this cosmetic treatment improves breast size and shape and produces a beautiful and balanced outcome. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Julio Sosa in West Bloomfield, MI is highly trained in executing this procedure and performs many breast augmentations year-round. During your consultation here at Bloomfield Plastic Surgery, Dr. Sosa will address your concerns and desires and provide you with all of the options available while also tailoring a surgical plan to achieve your goals.

Implant Options

When you are in your consultation with Dr. Sosa, the correct implant will be chosen based on your body frame, as well as your aesthetic goals. Breast implants come in varying sizes and profiles, as well as shapes and textures — all of which are taken into consideration in order to achieve the desired result. Today, the most commonly chosen breast implants are saline or silicone, both are widely chosen and approved for use per the FDA (Food and Drug Administration). It is important to mention that candidates considering saline breast implants must be at least 18 years of age while patients must be at least 22 years of age in order to receive surgery with silicone. Two other types of augmentations include gummy bear implants and an autologous approach through fat grafting. Aside from the type of augmentation chosen, there are other notable factors to consider.


Implant size is chosen based on the number of CCs of silicone or saline used. To determine the correct amount, Dr. Sosa will decipher how much original tissue exists and the size you wish to attain. During surgery, Dr. Sosa will apply his knowledge and experience to achieve your best results, including temporarily switching out multiple implants to achieve the best fit when working with silicone implants.


Breast implants are produced in either a round or teardrop shape. Both shapes are commonly used; however, the majority of our patients prefer a round shape. It often appears more natural and adds a fullness to the top portion of the breast that most patients want.


A breast implant profile references the projection. Meaning, this is what you see from the side view. The most common projections include a profile that ranges from low to extra high.

Making Your Choices

These options may seem overwhelming, but picking the right implant is easy once the objectives are discussed during the consultation. These considerations, paired with the knowledge of Dr. Sosa, make certain that the right outcome is achieved.

Ideal Candidates

The choice to undergo breast enhancement surgery is personal. If you are considering this surgery, it is important you do it for yourself. You should be healthy and at a normal weight with breasts that are formed, and be the right age to receive implants. If you are dissatisfied with the shape of your breasts because they look deflated, you may benefit from this surgery. In addition, if your breasts have been affected by age, pregnancy, or weight loss, this treatment can bring them back to life with increased volume. It is also a welcomed answer if you weight train or have limited native breast tissue.

Surgical Technique

Incision type, as well as implant placement, are aspects that will need to be made prior to surgery. During the procedure, an incision is created and then the chosen implant will be slipped into its position. There are a couple of methods that may be applied for implant placement. These include either submuscular placement (under the pec muscle) or submammary/subglandular placement (over the pec muscle). Where to place the implant is based on numerous factors, including the size and type of implant, plus the opinion of Dr. Sosa. Regardless of the incision type, scarring is usually rare. Implant placement is determined based on your body type, implant size, and lifestyle.

What to Expect

Cosmetic breast augmentation is performed as an outpatient surgery using general anesthesia. After completing the incision, the breast implant will be placed through the incision and deposited into a surgically created pocket, and then fitted into its proper position. Following the placement of the implant, the incision is closed with sutures or surgical adhesives. All patients will be taken into a recovery area and observed before being released. You will be sent home wearing a medical sports bra to assist with swelling. Within a few days, the swelling will start to dissipate, and the breasts will begin to feel normal as they get used to their new position. The majority of patients can resume normal activities within several days; however, exercise should be avoided for about 6 – 8 weeks. This surgery produces beautiful outcomes that look and feel normal. In most cases, this treatment can be life-changing for many individuals, allowing them the chance to feel more confident.

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Cosmetic breast surgery is popular for many reasons. It is FDA approved for safety and effectiveness and produces gorgeous outcomes. With an abundance of enhancement options, you can attain the appearance you have always dreamed of. Bloomfield Plastic Surgery is proud to provide this proven treatment, and we invite you to learn more. Contact Bloomfield Plastic Surgery in West Bloomfield, MI to schedule your first office visit with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Julio Sosa.

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