Small, uneven, or disproportionate breasts can cause you to have a negative body image and a lack of confidence.
Breast augmentation can safely enhance the size and shape of your breasts and help you achieve your cosmetic goals.
Dr. Stephanie Peng in Minnetonka, MN, uses the latest techniques to perform breast augmentation that produces beautiful results.
Customized Treatment At Our Minnetonka Practice
Our customized breast augmentation procedures give patients several options to achieve their desired look. We offer saline and silicone implants that can be placed above or below your pectoral muscle, as well as autologous tissue breast augmentation (fat transfer). Contact our Minnetonka practice to discuss which option will help you achieve your dream results.
Breast Augmentation Can Enhance Your Figure & Confidence
Refine Size and Shape
Breast implants are available in many shapes and sizes, so you can achieve the enhanced size and shape that you desire.
If your breasts are uneven, breast augmentation can give your bust attractive symmetry. The surgery can also create an overall more balanced figure.
Achieve a Better Outlook
When you feel good about your body and can wear a range of clothing options, you may notice renewed confidence in every aspect of your life.
A Common Procedure with a High Satisfaction Rate
Breast augmentation is the most common cosmetic surgical procedure for women in the United States.
Why Choose Dr. Peng in Minnetonka, MN, for Breast Augmentation Surgery?
Dr. Peng is an experienced, board-certified plastic surgeon. When you come to Dr. Peng's office in Minnetonka, MN, for your plastic surgery consultation, you can trust that she will take all the time necessary to connect with you and understand your unique goals and lifestyle. This allows her to recommend the best possible treatment.
When Dr. Peng performs implant-based breast augmentation, she uses a no-touch technique that reduces bleeding and the chance of infection. She can also perform fat transfer breast augmentation, a form of breast augmentation that uses the patient's own tissue instead of breast implants.
Dr. Peng is proud to manage an all-female clinic and surgery team. At SP Plastic Surgery, every patient is treated like family, and Dr. Peng is committed to personally overseeing her patients' surgeries and recoveries.
Dr. Peng's practice is conveniently located in the North Memorial Minnetonka Medical Center.
"I am very happy I chose her to be my Doctor."
"Dr. Peng and her staff and kind & caring. They take their time with you and explain things thoroughly. Dr. Peng has made me feel very comfortable with my treamtment & I am very happy I choose her to be my Doctor." Dana
Are You Unhappy
With Your Breasts?
Reach Out to Our Practice
Life is too short to be unhappy with your breast size, shape, or overall appearance. Breast augmentation surgery performed by a skilled and experienced plastic surgeon like Dr. Peng can help you achieve your desired look and step out into the world with newfound confidence.
Unsure if this surgery is right for you? Dr. Peng spends one-on-one time with every patient to educate them on their treatment options and recommend the procedure she thinks will help them reach their cosmetic goals.
To learn more about whether breast augmentation is the right choice for you, contact Dr. Stephanie Peng and her all-female staff at SP Plastic Surgery in Minnetonka, MN.
Types of Breast Implants
Saline is the same saltwater that makes up most of our body’s fluids. Because the implant is filled with saline, it does not have the same soft feel of a natural breast. However, in the event of a rupture, the saline implant will deflate immediately, so it’s easy to know the status of your breast implant after it has been inserted. Saline implants tend to be the least expensive type of breast implant.
Soft Silicone Gel
The soft gel implant is the most widely used breast implant in the United States. The texture of the soft gel implant most closely approximates natural breast tissue. The implant is circular and, in profile view, looks like a dome. This can give a very full appearance to the breast.
Cohesive Silicone Gel
The cohesive silicone implant is also called the “gummy bear” implant. This type of breast implant has more cross-linking between the silicone molecules, meaning that the molecules are more tightly bonded, allowing the breast implant to maintain its shape in a variety of body positions (sitting up, laying down). As a result, the cohesive gel implant tends to be stiffer.
The type of breast implant that is best for you will be recommended by your plastic surgeon based on your body, goals, and budget. Dr. Peng offers all types of implants through her practice in Minnetonka, MN.
Under the Muscle vs. Over the Muscle
As with the type of breast implant you receive, whether it is placed under or over your pectoral muscle will be determined by your preferences and your plastic surgeon's recommendations. There are advantages and disadvantages to both choices:
- Under the Muscle: Placing the implant under the muscle gives the greatest amount of coverage over the breast implant, masking its appearance in the long-term. Another benefit is a decreased risk of capsular contracture (internal scarring around the implant). However, there is more postoperative discomfort involved in placing the implant under the muscle, and there is a small risk that when your muscle moves over the implant, the muscle will be visible through your breast tissue and skin.
- Over the Muscle: Placing the breast implant above the muscle uses only the breast tissue, skin, and fat to cover the surface of the implant. If your breasts are a full B to C cup to begin with, then there is little risk that the surface of the implant will be visible. However, if you have smaller breasts, or if the implant is large, then placing the implant above the muscle may make it more visible. This will deepen the cleavage significantly, and some people find it appears less natural. Additionally, future mammograms may be obscured by the implant if it is placed above the muscle. The benefit of placing the implant above the muscle is that postoperative pain is decreased, and there is little to no risk of the muscle movement becoming visible.
Dr. Peng in Minnetonka, MN, can also perform fat transfer breast augmentation. Fat transfer breast augmentation involves taking fat cells from other parts of the body during liposuction surgery and injecting them into the breasts. Fat transfer is a good choice for women who are interested in only a modest increase in breast size.
Are You Ready to Restore Your Confidence? Contact Our Minnetonka Practice
Requesting a consultation with Dr. Peng is the first step toward achieving your cosmetic goals. During your consultation, Dr. Peng will review your treatment and recovery timeline and expected results. As a board-certified plastic surgeon, her focus is always on restoring the form, function, and beauty of every patient. She has built herself a reputation for creating results that are both natural-looking and beautiful.
Don't just take our word for it: see for yourself how breast augmentation with Dr. Peng can improve your quality of life.
"The work is great!"
"The ladies there are always a pleasure and very friendly and Dr.Peng is Amazing and the work is Great!" Audrey C
How Does Implant-Based
Breast Augmentation Surgery Work?
Breast augmentation should only be performed by a board-certified plastic surgeon. After anesthesia is administered, the surgeon will make an incision underneath the breast or around the nipple. The incision location will depend on the patient's body and desired results.
After the incision is made, the saline or silicone breast implant is inserted through the incision and placed either beneath or on top of the pectoral muscle. The type of implant, and the placement of the implant, will be determined by the patient's preferences and the surgeon's recommendations
Once the breast implant is placed, the incision is sewn shut. The whole process usually takes 1-2 hours.
The Recovery Timeline
Each patient's recovery experience will vary based on the type of procedure. In general, breast augmentation requires three to four weeks for a full recovery. Patients should be sure to drink plenty of fluids and rest regularly.
In general, breast augmentation requires three to four weeks for a full recovery.
After those appointments, you should return to see Dr. Peng at SP Plastic Surgery in Minnetonka, MN, every one to two years for check-ups.
Combining Procedures To Enhance Your Results
Your breast augmentation treatment is completely customizable and can address multiple issues at once. This means you can have breast implants and additional work like a breast lift in a single surgery. Be sure to discuss all your cosmetic concerns with Dr. Peng during your consultation. She will create a treatment plan perfectly suited to meet your every need.
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"I love the staffs and Dr Peng. They answer all my questions. I would recommend anyone to go there." MK Lee