What are Saline Breast Implants?
Women who are naturally small-breasted and who seek an increase in breast size can be excellent candidates for breast augmentation with saline implants. Saline implants are filled with sterile salt water and are filled in the operating room to your desired size. Breast augmentation can also restore breast size and shape after pregnancy, breastfeeding, significant weight loss or from the aging process.
Not unlike silicone implants, saline implant procedures are performed by Dr. Timothy Janiga in an outpatient surgery center using general anesthesia. It involves an incision under the crease of the breast, around the bottom of the areola, or in the armpit, depending on the specifics of each surgery. Dr. Janiga will then place the saline implant under the muscle or breast gland.
This procedure takes one hour to complete with another one to two hours of recovery time before going home.
Recovery & Results
Swelling and bruising may last up to three weeks. Return to work can be expected within five to seven days, depending on your line of work. Full results are expected within three months.
Your results after saline implants will be fuller, natural breasts that are more proportionate to your body.
Schedule a Consultation
We evaluate patients who desire saline breast augmentation in our Reno/Tahoe office. During your consultation with Dr. Janiga, you will be given a realistic expectation of your personal outcome.
To find out more about saline implants and to determine whether you’re a good candidate for this procedure, please send us an email or call 775-364-0224 for a consultation with Dr. Janiga.