Breast Augmentation Specialist

John V. Williams, MD -  - Plastic Surgeon

Plastic Surgery Center of Baton Rouge

John V. Williams, MD

Plastic Surgeon located in Baton Rouge, LA & Alexandria, LA

Whether you desire an evenly-proportioned figure, want to increase your breast volume following pregnancy or weight loss, or wish your clothes fit well, everyone has their reasons for considering breast augmentation surgery. After performing over 4,000 successful Breast Augmentation procedures, Dr. John V. Williams at the Plastic Surgery Center of Baton Rouge in Baton Rouge and Alexandria, Louisiana, can help find the right type of breast implants for your unique body. If you’re thinking about Breast Augmentation, call or click to book an appointment with Dr. Williams today.

Breast Augmentation Q & A

Am I a good candidate for Breast Augmentation?

You may consider Breast Augmentation for several reasons. Some of the most common include the following:

  • You feel your breasts are disproportionately small for your body
  • Your breasts are noticeably uneven in size
  • You’ve lost a lot of weight, leading to smaller breasts
  • Your breasts have become smaller or less firm after having children

What are my options for Breast Augmentation?

Dr. Williams offers options for the implant size, type, and style as well as options for implant placement and incision location.

Implant size

Dr. Williams understands that every woman’s body is different. Beginning in 2018, 3D Virtual Reality technology will be offered. This technology is unlike anything else to date and creates an environment where you can actually see yourself in three dimensions. This technology allows you to be placed in a virtual environment allowing you to see yourself and your breasts with different sizes and styles of implants and allow you to determine what's best for your body.

Implant Type

Dr. Williams offers saline- and silicone-filled breast implants.

Saline-filled breast implants contain a saline solution similar to the fluid in our bodies. Saline implants have the advantage of being adjustable, which is helpful if your breasts are different sizes. Dr. Williams inserts these implants empty and then fills them to the desired size.

The new breast implants are cohesive silicone implants. The cohesive implant is filled with silicone that is like a soft solid (like a Gummy Bear candy) rather than the previous liquid silicone. The new silicone implants fix the previous problems with unrecognized rupture, leakage, and capsular contraction. Silicone-filled breast implants feel natural compared to saline implants, in women with small amounts of breast tissue.

Implant Style

Dr. Williams uses a smooth surface implant that allows for natural movement within the breast pocket.

He offers a variety of style options:

  • High profile, providing the most projection
  • Moderate profile, providing medium projection
  • Low profile, providing the least projection

Implant Placement

Placing the breast implants in a space behind the muscle is most commonly performed. In certain cases, the implants can be placed over the muscle behind the breast tissue.

Incision Options

Dr. Williams’ incisions leave the smallest, least-noticeable scars. During your consultation, he explains the advantages and disadvantages of every incision option:

  • Periareolar - where the lower part of your areola meets your skin
  • Inframammary - in the skin crease under your breast
  • Transaxillary - in your armpit

What’s recovery like following Breast Augmentation?

Recovery depends on you and size of the implants, with larger implants usually resulting in more pain after the procedure. You can return to work within the week.