A Guide to Breast Procedures

Find the answers to the most asked questions on Breast Procedures


If you are considering a breast procedure, this guide was created just for you. There are undoubtedly many questions on your mind, and this guide will discuss the answers to those questions in an easy-to-understand way. 

Dr. Patterson, a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, is highly experienced in breast augmentations. Thanks to his extensive experience and unique talent for helping patients of any type, Dr. Patterson has become one of the top cosmetic surgeons in the entire Gulf Coast area.

Patterson Plastic Surgery is committed to providing patients with personalized, individual attention before, during, and after surgery. As always, the staff at Patterson Plastic Surgery are glad to discuss the surgery with you further as well.

Answers in this free guide explain:

  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Ideal Candidate
  • Scarring and Recovery
  • The Importance of a Consultation

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why is it important to have a consultation?

Dr. Patterson will discuss in great detail about the procedures the patient is interested in, what type of results they should expect, risks and benefits, and answer any additional questions the patient may have. Then, Dr. Patterson will discuss the treatment plan with the patient care coordinator who will then meet with the patient. The coordinator will provide a quote and discuss the process for scheduling surgery. The surgery scheduling process includes discussing financial options, picking the ideal surgery date, and explain the policies and procedure to ensure the patient experience at Patterson Plastic Surgery is positive and enjoyable.

How long will my recovery be?

Recovery time depends greatly on many factors that Dr. Patterson will discuss at consultation (i.e. what procedures are being done, age and medical history of patient, type of work they are returning to). General recovery time for most procedures is 4-6 weeks.

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