Hi! My experience with Dr. S has been fantastic. His compassion and patience are beyond that of any physician I have ever been to. He was trained and completed residencies at cream of the crop medical institutions. It is hard to predict what your procedure may cost, as every patient has very different needs. My left implant needed to be removed and replaced due to contracture, and I opted to have the right replaced also. I needed a breast lift on the right, so that added to the cost, total of $8,000. I opted for a larger inplants the second time, and am VERY happy with the results. Don't let my experience scare you, as your procedure could be much simpler.
The bottom line is that I am now 13 months post-op, I love how I look, and have no signs of contracture at this time. I am a FANATIC on making sure I do my exercises, and I do them at least twice everyday. That is probably over-kill, but I believe it makes a difference. Dr. S chuckles when I tell him how sometimes when I'm out shopping I start to reach up to "squish my boobs". In addition to vigorous exercises (which he will instruct you on)I also take a prescription medication called Accolate. Even though using it for this purpose is "off-label", it has been effective for some patients, and I've had no problems taking it. Again, each patient is unique, so this may or may not be an option for you. The bottom line is that I am very happy with my results, and I completely trust Dr. S. Someday I will have him take care of my puffy eyelids and under-eye bags. The only thing stopping me at this point is the bank account :-)
Good luck with your evaluation. I know that you will love Dr. S. I see him for follow-up on the 18th, and always love going into his office. He and his staff are practically family by now! Please feel free to share with him that we have communicated and remind him that my husband Bob and I are his biggest fans! Kathy