Breast Augmentation with Implant

What is breast augmentation? Breast Augmentation is currently the most frequently performed plastic surgery procedure in the United States, and very popular in Bergen County too.  A breast augmentation bergen procedure can restore or increase breast size in women with small or unevenly sized breasts.  

Breast augmentation in Bergen County NJ occurs through either placement of silicone implants or fat grafting to give a fuller, firmer, better-proportioned look.  Women may elect to undergo breast augmentation at our NJ plastic surgery Center in Bergen County for many different medical and aesthetic reasons.  

Some reasons for a breast augmentation bergen procedure include:

  • Improving breast symmetry

  • Increasing breast size, for a more proportioned, more appealing figure

  • Following pregnancy or weight loss, which has affected the shape and projection of the breasts.  

The breast augmentation plastic surgery procedure may be combined with others such as a breast lift  for more satisfying results.  To achieve natural-looking breast augmentation Bergen County results , your plastic surgeon must have a an appreciation of creative symmetry, the ability to understand and interpret their patient's wishes, and the experience to transform the patient’s individual anatomic nuances into an aesthetically pleasing result.

What are the most common type of breast augmentation? Silicone implants are the most commonly chosen today for breast augmentation in Bergen County, as they provide a more natural look and feel than saline implants. Silicone implants are also available for Bergen County breast augmentation and have soft elastic gel or cohesive gel also known as “gummy bear implants”.  

How are breast implants put in? During breast augmentation plastic surgery the implants are placed either behind the breast tissue or partially behind the chest wall muscle, depending on the thickness and shape of your breast tissue. Breast augmentation in our office in Bergen County includes making an incision, in the fold under your breast, lifting your breast tissue and creating a pocket under the gland or chest wall muscle into which the implant is placed.

The plastic surgery process of breast augmentation implant selection is no longer subjective for breast augmentation in Bergen County.  Exact measurements are made of your chest wall proportions and breasts to help your Bergen County NJ plastic surgeon choose implants that will provide optimal breast augmentation, safety, and longevity of your breast augmentation results.   Final implant selection for breast augmentation can be modified within a window of safety according to individual patient desires at our offices in Bergen County.

Breast augmentation is a routine plastic surgery procedure performed by plastic surgeon Dr. Capuano near you in Bergen County, New Jersey

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Is Breast Augmentation Right For Me?

The best candidates for breast augmentation in Bergen County are otherwise healthy adults, who are nonsmokers, who feel their breasts are too small for their body, feel self conscious in form fitting clothing, or who have one breast that is noticeably larger than the other.  

Your breast augmentation surgeon can help determine if breast augmentation is right for you.  Schedule a breast augmentation consult in our Bergen County NJ offices with plastic surgeon Dr. Capuano, for careful examination of your breast anatomy and skin quality, and consideration of your individual goals.

Please tell Dr. Capuano if you have a history of lupus or other connective tissue disorder before undergoing breast augmentation at our office in Bergen County NJ.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the length of breast augmentation surgery at NCPS in Bergen County NJ?

The breast augmentation Bergen plastic surgery procedure typically lasts one to two hours depending on the patient’s anatomy and extent of correction needed.  Breast augmentation bergen surgery is performed in a hospital or surgery center in NJ with either general anesthesia or local anesthetic and sedation.   You will likely be discharged home the day of breast augmentation surgery in Bergen County.  

Schedule a breast augmentation bergen procedure with plastic surgeon Dr. Capuano located in Bergen County, for careful examination of your breast anatomy and skin quality, and consideration of your individual plastic surgery goals. 

Expected Recovery for Breast Augmentation

Most Bergen County patients are able to return to work in a week to 10 days, depending on the nature of their work.  After breast augmentation you may begin light exercise at 2 weeks, while 6 weeks is required, before returning to strenuous exercise.  We recommend that you handle your breasts gently and lie on your back for the first 2 months following breast augmentation plastic surgery and we recommend you avoid lifting, pushing, or pulling anything that causes pain or twisting your upper body for at least 6 months.   Breast massage is initiated as soon as it is comfortable to perform.

The results of breast augmentation plastic surgery are immediately discernable. Over time, post-surgical swelling will resolve and incision lines will fade. Satisfaction with your new image should continue to grow as you recover and realize the fulfillment of your goal for fuller or more proportional breasts.

Please schedule your consult for breast augmention by NCPS plastic surgeon Dr. Capuano, located in Bergen County NJ.

What are the common side effects of a breast augmentation bergen procedure?

Typical breast augmentation plastic surgery side effects include bruising and swelling of breasts, nipple sensitivity, or temporary changes in nipple sensation.

Schedule a breast augmentation Bergen county consult with plastic surgeon Dr. Capuano, for careful examination of your breast anatomy and skin quality, and consideration of your individual goals. Bergen NJ Plastic surgeon Dr. Capuano is a a double Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, located in Bergen County NJ.


What are the surgical risks of breast augmentation Bergen procedure?

Breast augmentation risks include bleeding, infection (possibly requiring removal of the implant), hematoma, changes in skin sensation, scarring, damage to underlying structures, asymmetry, and implant malposition.  More breast augmentation risks include inability to breast feed, capsular contracture, unsatisfactory results requiring additional breast augmentation nj surgery. 

Plastic surgeon Dr. Capuano, located at NCPS in Bergen County, consistently achieves excellent results with breast augmentation plastic surgery.  He is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and he would be happy to discuss your breast augmentation options if you are thinking about breast augmentation in Bergen County, NJ.

So, schedule a breast augmentation consult in Bergen County with plastic surgeon Dr. Capuano, for careful examination of your breast anatomy and skin quality, and consideration of your individual goals. 


How do I make a plastic surgery appointment for a breast augmentation?

Contact the office of the Northern Center for Plastic Surgery in Bergen County, NJ at (201)820-5280 to schedule a breast augmentation NJ consult with plastic surgeon Dr. Capuano, for careful examination of your breast anatomy and skin quality, and consideration of your individual goals. 



How much do breast implants cost in Bergen county?

Breast augmentation in Bergen County, exclusive of all other costs related to breast augmentation, are $1300.00 for the pair that would be for a traditional silicone implant. The newest generation Allergan implant averages $1500, the form stable implant costs are roughly $1500 for the pair as well.  As for the surgical fee, it is $4500.00 exclusive of additional operating room and anesthesia fees.

Where do I get breast augmentation in Bergen County NJ?

Breast augmentation bergen procedures are provided by our Bergen County office at the time of breast augmentation plastic surgery, they are packaged in a sterile container as a surgical safety precaution.  The companies we use for implants are Allergan and Mentor.

Where can I get breast augmentation in Bergen county, NJ?

You can get breast implants by receiving a breast augmentation consultation from Dr. Capuano, in Bergen County your being a suitable candidate and undergoing a breast augmentation plastic surgery which includes our board certified plastic surgeon placing the breast implant into the proper pocket which is created in your breast tissue.

What is the best implant choice for my body?

Choosing the right breast implant isn't something you should worry yourself over too much. Dr. Capuano is very experienced with what implant is appropriate based on your stature and by you telling him you are looking for regarding your results.  Bringing in a picture of what you would most like your breasts to look like is a great idea.  Though results of pictures cannot be guaranteed, it is good to show Dr. Capuano your expectations.  We also have a Vectra machine, which allows us to simulate breast implants using your own photos.