Transumbilical Breast Augmentation

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Now it’s possible to have breast enlargement surgery without tell-tale scars. Transumbilical Breast Augmentation (TUBA) is an improved method for inserting breast implants, using state-of-the-art fiber optic technology.

Until now, breast implants were inserted through incisions near the breast — either around the nipple, in the fold underneath the breast, or in the armpit. Now we can insert them through the belly button, leaving no scars on the breast. A small scar is hidden inside the belly button, leaving very little evidence of surgery.

This less-invasive way of augmenting breasts has a couple of advantages:

  • No tell-tale incision on or adjacent to the breast
  • Only one small incision

What to Expect

We perform Transumbilical Breast Augmentation in an accredited operating room, either in a hospital or a surgery center. You will be sound asleep during the procedure and under the care of a board-certified anesthesiologist. Following surgery, you will be monitored in the recovery room and then driven home by your selected caretaker.

Healing will take a few weeks. But you’ll be able to shower within 24 hours, and you can return to your normal activities (except for strenuous exercise) in a couple of days. Because TUBA is less invasive than traditional breast augmentation surgery, it may require less healing time.

Still, you will have some discomfort. You may experience loss of sensitivity, sensations of heat or cold, sharp pains or soreness. The medication we prescribe should keep you comfortable during healing. If you have any concerns during any phase of your recovery, do not hesitate to call us at any time.

A Quick Return to Your Everyday Routine

Complete activity and exercise may be resumed by about four weeks. You’ll have the breasts you’ve always dreamed of, and no scars on the breasts.

Complications, such as infection and slow healing, are uncommon. However, there are certain inherent risks connected with every surgical procedure. We can discuss these during your consultation. Conclusion If you desire larger breasts, do not want or need a breast lift and are in good physical condition with excellent skin elasticity, TUBA may be just the right procedure for you.