Can you be awake during a breast augmentation?

Breast augmentation can readily be done as an awake procedure. You will be entirely comfortable and not experience any pain.

Can you get boob job without being put to sleep?

The surgery can be done under local anesthesia, where the patient remains awake and only the breast is numbed to block the pain, or under general anesthesia, where medicine is given to make the patient sleep.

How much does a breast augmentation cost in California?

In general, saline breast implants will cost between $5,500 and $6,500, while silicone breast implants will cost between $6,500 and $7,500. For a personal cost estimate, schedule a consultation with our experienced, board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Hause.

Can breast surgery be done without anesthesia?

Breast augmentation is often done in hospitals and accredited offices, but awake breast surgery is usually done in an office that might not have been vetted for safety by an accrediting organization.

Is breast augmentation scary?

Breast augmentation is an excellent way to address dissatisfaction with your current breast size and shape. However, surgery can still be a bit scary. Knowing how to prepare for a healthy experience, and speedy recovery, goes a long way to ease any anxiety you may feel.

Can you be awake during plastic surgery?

If the procedure permits it, many people prefer being awake during the procedure, while others insist on not being awake. In the context of a mommy makeover, most procedures will require general anesthesia. However, some less-invasive procedures may be performed with local anesthesia or even no anesthesia at all.

Do they put a tube down your throat for breast augmentation?

Breast augmentation surgery may also be done under general anesthesia. You will be asleep. Once you are asleep, your surgeon will put a breathing tube through your throat into your lungs. You will be connected to a ventilator.

What is the Gummy Bear implant?

The new kid on the block, Gummy Bear breast implant, is a unique type of silicone breast implant. It has the ability to form with your breast, giving you natural looking results when receiving a breast augmentation. The Gummy Bear implant is currently made by three different companies, Allergan, Mentor and Sientra.

What happens if you wake up during surgery?

The condition, called anesthesia awareness (waking up) during surgery, means the patient can recall their surroundings, or an event related to the surgery, while under general anesthesia. Although it can be upsetting, patients usually do not feel pain when experiencing anesthesia awareness.