March 15th, 2016
The third type of breast implant incision is transaxillary and made under the arm. This technique requires an endoscope to make room in the breast pocket.
The main consideration for an incision is how to give patients the best possible result with minimal scarring. The most common incision is the inframammary, but both the periareolar and transaxillary incisions can be used, as well. Dr. Hall prefers either the inframammary or periareolar incision for most patients because:
Every plastic surgeon has preferences for how to place implants and the type of incision he or she uses. Based on the size and type of implant you want, Dr. Hall will guide you through different options for how the procedure is performed. Ultimately the choice is yours and Dr. Hall will give you an honest, informative opinion about what will look best.
For a free breast augmentation consultation, call our Knoxville plastic surgery office at (865) 973-9500.