Model Image ASAPS Breast Augmentation Surgery Illustrations

Before and after breast augmentation illustrations

Learn more about breast enlargement plastic surgery by viewing graphic illustrations of the breast augmentation cosmetic surgery procedure. You will see how a typical patient might look before surgery, during the breast implant procedure, and after the breast surgery.

before breast augmentation
Breast augmentation mammaplasty patient shown before breast surgery.

breast augmentation incision
An incision is made either underneath the breast just above the crease, around the lower edge of the areola (the pigmented area surrounding the nipple), or in the armpit.

breast enlargement cross-section
Cross-section of the breast shows the location of the implant, either in a pocket directly under the breast tissue or underneath the chest muscle.

breast enlargement complete
The post-operative patient with fuller breasts.

Breast augmentation illustrations provided by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

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