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Average Cost of Anesthesia for Breast Augmentation?

I have my consultation on Wednesday and I'm trying to figure out how much the average cost of general anesthesia is because I think I'm just... READ MORE

"Awake" breast augmentation vs general anesthesia. What are the pros and cons?

I'd like to hear PS's share their opinion on the Awake approach to breast surgery (especially doctors in Dallas/Houston areas). Pros, cons, and their... READ MORE

Risk Of General Anesthetic with COPD For BA- What About Local?

Hello, I have C.O.P.D diagnosed 4 years ago and wish to have breast augmentation. I have read that with low lung function general anesthetic is not... READ MORE

Local Anesthesia (Tumescent Technique) & IV Sedation for Breast Augmentation?

Hello, I'm 41 y/o & l've been searching for a Board certified surgeon who would perform local anesthesia with sedation. I had a consultation with... READ MORE

Is it possible that local anaesthetic doesn't work for me?

I had breast augmentation surgery on Thursday and woke up after the surgery in agony even tho the surgeon said I was given a high dose of local... READ MORE

Is a Local Ok to Repair Previous Breast Aug/lift? (photo)

I'm 10months post breast aug/lift. I received saline 500 cc under the muscle. I went in for follow up yesterday and dr wants to do a revision under a... READ MORE

Minimal IV Sedation W/ Local Anesthesia in Seattle Area? (photo)

Hello, I've had couple of consultations in the past. I'm a good candidate for Sub-glandular placement - I have been wanting Breast augmentation but I... READ MORE

Recommended Correction(s) for my Tuberous Breasts? (photo)

Do I have a severe form of tuberous breasts? What would a good surgeon recommend I do to correct them and accomplish full, round A cup breasts? Can it... READ MORE

Implants have not dropped and muscle flex deformity after 6 months. Will muscle release under local anesthesia fix it? (Photo)

I had a breast augmentation on July 1, 2014 (6+ months ago). My implants have not dropped and I feel like I have more muscle flex deformity than... READ MORE

I want to know all the pros, cons, and benefits of both local AND general anesthesia.

I'm scared to death of this procedure either way. I was introduced to local anesthesia by a plastic surgeron I am looking into. it seems like the... READ MORE

The PS I Saw Siad He Can Do Aug/lift Under Local, is This Safe Practice?

He states that PS performed under local is completley safe and adds less risk to the patient and cost, I would consider myself very tough, had all my... READ MORE

Vyvanse interaction with local anesthesia with Donut mastopexy and implants?

I'm having a donut mastopexy with implants under local anesthesia in 2 weeks and I take 40 mg of Vyvanse per day to treat my ADD. Does Vyvanse have a... READ MORE

Breast augmentation procedure under local anesthesia?

I am looking for doctors that can do my breast augmentation procedure under local anesthesia. I will like to awake during the procedure because I am... READ MORE

Is Minimal Sedation W/ Local Anesthesia Possible for Subglandular Placement?

I was told I'm a good candidate for sub-glandular. With my very active lifestyle, and enough breast tissue to cover implants etc. - I want this... READ MORE

What are the odds of waking up in the middle of the surgery?

My BA is scheduled for 5 days from today. I am very anxious about it. Anaesthesia is going to be local with sedation. I have two concerns: will I be... READ MORE

Can breast aug be done without general anesthesia?

A friend of mine got breast aug but didn't go under general anstesia but says she didn't feel a thing and was fully awake . One dr told me that wasn't... READ MORE

Bigger breasts ,

Hi, I'm 39 and I would love to have a boob job . I just wanted to no can you have a boob operation awake, I've got enphercimia that's a lung disease ,... READ MORE

Could I have a BA with just a local instead of general anesthesia?

I recently read a post where a woman was not happy with size and wanted to go larger. Her PS performed the revision with a local which saved her a ton... READ MORE

Is local anethesia with sedation same as twilight sedation?

I have had twilight before and I freaked out. I couldn't breathe in the medicine and was jumping off operating table not able to calm down and feeling... READ MORE

Breast aug: Local anesthesia vs general anesthesia?

A doctor from real self says to ask the surgeon I'm consulting with if they use local or general anesthesia, he said local.. Is it common to use... READ MORE

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