COVID-19 UPDATE: As of May 11, 2020, we have re-opened our office to regular in-person appointments. We are operating at a lower-than-normal capacity in order to respect social distancing advisories and best protect the health of our patients. We are still offering telemedicine as an option. For more information please call us at (314) 996-8800.

Breast Augmentation FAQs

If you are curious about breast augmentation, FAQs are a good place to start learning about this second most popular plastic surgery procedure in the world. Click on the links below to go to answers for our most frequently asked questions on breast augmentation and implants. At West County Plastic Surgeons, board-certified plastic surgeons Dr. Terry Myckatyn and Dr. Marissa Tenenbaum want you to be fully informed before you schedule surgery at our St. Louis practice or anywhere else, so we are happy to answer your additional questions about breast augmentation that are not included in the breast augmentation FAQs below. 

If you have questions about breast augmentation that are not listed below in the breast augmentation FAQs, or if you are ready to schedule a consultation for breast enhancement, contact West County Plastic Surgeons today. Request your appointment by email, or phone our St. Louis office at 314-996-8800.

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How much do breast implants cost in the St. Louis area?

Which implant type is best: saline or silicone?

Do breast implants hurt?

How much time will I have to take off from work?

Following surgery, how long do I have to wait to exercise, drive, and lift things?

Can breast augmentation increase a woman’s self-esteem, body image, and sexual satisfaction? 

How can breast implants improve self-esteem for women?

Who are poor candidates for breast augmentation?

What should I know about implant rupture?

How do I choose the best breast implant size for me?

What is the breast augmentation recovery timeline?

What is the best bra to wear after breast augmentation?

What post-op care does breast augmentation involve?

What makes Gummy Bear Implants different?

What is capsular contracture?

Can I breastfeed after breast augmentation?

If you have questions or would like to book a consultation with one of the surgeons at West County Plastic Surgery, please call (314) 996-8800.

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