If you are planning to have breast augmentation surgery and are worried about scars, read this short article from Plastic Surgery Channel. Don’t forget to watch the video featuring Dr Kevin M. Keller (video includes graphic surgery footage). Dr Keller discusses the risk and benefits of different surgery techniques – making it clear why it is important to ask your plastic surgeon about the technicque he or she uses.
Inframammary incision leaves a scar that is only visible when you are lying down (inframammary scar).
Periareolar incision is made around the bottom half of the areola (periareolar scar).
Transaxillary incision leaves no scar on the breast itself but instead in the patient’s underarm (transaxillary scar).