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Transumbilical Breast Augmentation
Now it's possible to have breast enlargement surgery without visible scars. Transumbilical Breast Augmentation or T.U.B.A. is an improved method for inserting breast implants, using state-of-the-art fiber optic technology.
Until recently, breast implants were inserted through incisions near the breast — either around the nipple, in the fold underneath the breast or in the armpit. Implants can now be inserted through the belly button, leaving no scars on the breast. A small scar is hidden inside the belly button which leaves very little evidence that a surgery ever took place.
This less-invasive way of augmenting breasts has a couple of advantages:
- No tell-tale incision on or adjacent to the breast
- Only one small incision
What to Expect
We perform Transumbilical Breast Augmentation in an accredited operating room, either in a hospital or a surgery center. You will be sound asleep during the procedure and under the care of a board-certified anesthesiologist. Following surgery, you will be monitored in the recovery room and then driven home by your selected caretaker.
Healing will take a few weeks. But you'll be able to shower within 24 hours, and you can return to your normal activities (except for strenuous exercise) in a couple of days. Because T.U.B.A. is less invasive than traditional breast augmentation surgery, it may require less healing time.
Still, you will have some discomfort. You may experience loss of sensitivity, sensations of heat or cold, sharp pains or soreness. The medication we prescribe should keep you comfortable during healing. If you have any concerns during any phase of your recovery, do not hesitate to call us at any time.
A Quick Return to Your Everyday Routine
Complete activity and exercise may be resumed by about four weeks. You'll have the breasts you've always dreamed of, and no scars on the breasts.
Complications, such as infection and slow healing, are uncommon. However, there are certain inherent risks connected with every surgical procedure. We can discuss these during your consultation. Conclusion: If you desire larger breasts, do not want or need a breast lift and are in good physical condition with excellent skin elasticity, T.U.B.A. may be just the right procedure for you.
TUBA Breast Augmentation Procedure
Breast Enlargement Before and After Pictures