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.
Breast augmentation mammaplasty patient shown before breast surgery.
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.
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.
The post-operative patient with fuller breasts.
Breast augmentation illustrations provided by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.