Pectoral Implants

PECTORAL AUGMENTATION
Pectoral augmentation is the enhancement of the male chest by placing a prosthesis under the pectoral muscle. Pectoral implants are made of a solid silicone gel. The prosthesis is inserted through an incision in the axilla (arm pit).

SUMMARY
Anesthesia
General

Length
Approximately 1-1.5 hours

Side Effects
Bleeding, bruising, infection, swelling, seroma

Risks
Asymmetry, contour abnormalities, malposition of the implant, unsatisfactory scarring, altered sensation (numbness, tingling, hypersensitivity)

Recovery
Light duties one week.
More strenuous activity: 4 weeks
No heavy lifting or intensive work-outs for a full 6 weeks.


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