Kai Morimoto, MD Plastic Surgeon in Spokane Valley, WA
What is Breast Augmentation?
Dr. Kaiulani Morimoto, MD, F.A.C.S. is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons.
With Dr. Morimoto’s passion for health and wellness, she is committed to transforming lives. Her extensive background, commitment to her own education, and community recognition, means you’re in good care.
What Is The Procedure Like?
Breast enlargement surgery is done on an outpatient basis under general anesthesia. It is performed by placing implants through a small incision located just above the breast crease, around the areola, or in the axilla. A pocket beneath the breast tissue or muscle is created to place the implant within. The surgery typically takes 1-2 hours to perform.
What Is Recovery Like?
Minimal activity is recommended following surgery. Dr. Morimoto will place a special binder on the breasts at the time of surgery which is to be worn for three weeks. After the three weeks time, a sports bra can be used. Moderate swelling and discomfort can occur after the procedure particularly when implants are placed beneath the muscle. This discomfort is usually well controlled with oral pain medication.
Reasons To Consider Breast Augmentation
- Lack of breast fullness
- Desire to improve breast contour
- Restore lost volume following pregnancy, nursing, and weight loss
- Asymmetry between the right and left breast volumes
Before & After
Making that first leap can be nerve racking. It’s important to choose a surgeon that you feel comfortable with and who has your best interest at hand. Explore some of the testimonials of satisfied patients to help you in your decision.