Breast Augmentation in Algonquin and the Fox River Region

If you would like to increase size or add fullness to your breasts, Dr. Gunnar Thors has the skills and experience to provide the naturally beautiful results you desire. Learn more about breast augmentation and your implant options below.

Initital Recovery Time: 7 days
Final Results: 6 months

Breast augmentation can give you the a fuller, shapelier breast contour, enhancing your proportions so you can enjoy the feminine curves you desire. This classic, popular procedure offers immediate breast enlargement, and with the help of Dr. Thors and our experienced staff, you can choose the breast implant size and shape that’s perfect for you.

Why have a breast augmentation?

Dr. Thors can enlarge small breasts or improve symmetry if your breasts are not equal in size or shape. Breast augmentation can also add fullness to breasts that have decreased in size or have begun to sag due to age or pregnancy. Some women choose larger breasts to balance their overall appearance, creating a proportion that suits their natural beauty and unique personal attributes.

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There are many reasons why women consider breast augmentation surgery, including:

  • Breasts have lost volume
  • Breasts have begun to sag due to aging, or after pregnancy
  • Lack of cleavage
  • Breasts look too small in proportion to the rest of the body
  • Asymmetrical breasts (one breast larger than the other)
  • Clothes do not fit properly
  • Improved self esteem and confidence
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Your Breast Augmentation Begins With a Personal Consultation

Breast augmentation is a highly personal decision. During your personal consultation with Dr. Thors, he will discuss your concerns and explain the details of breast augmentation surgery and recovery. He will guide you through the many options to consider, including breast implant type (saline or silicone gel), breast size and profile, surgical method and your unique needs.

Choosing Your Breast Implants

Today you have more implant options than ever before to personalize your new look. Dr. Thors and our staff will work closely with you, recommending the best options for your natural anatomy and desired outcome.  Among the choices you’ll make:

  • Implant type: Silicone gel, saline, or highly-cohesive shaped silicone
  • Size: Implant volumes range from 125cc to over 500cc; we’ll help you choose a volume that’s safe and appropriate for you
  • Shape: Round or anatomically shaped implants

Summary of Breast Augmentation Surgery & Recovery

While every patient is different, breast augmentation is typically a very straightforward procedure with a reasonable recovery period. Generally, you can expect the following:

  • Length of surgery: 1 to 2 hours as an outpatient procedure.
  • Anesthesia: general or deep sedation.
  • Side Effects: Temporary soreness, swelling, change in nipple sensation, bruising. Breast sensitive to stimulation for a few weeks.
  • Recovery: Back to work within a few days; physical contact with breasts okay after 3 to 4 weeks.
  • Final results: Residual swelling dissipates and implant settling is complete within 2 to 4 months; scars will fade over the course of several months to a year or longer
  • How long results last: Breast augmentation is meant to least for many years; however, implants are not considered permanent and may require removal or replacement after a number of years.

Ready to get started? Call us at 847.458.8808 or contact us here at our website.

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