insertion of a silicone implant (usually behind a muscle) to enlarge the appearance of the muscle.
In / OutPatient
Temporary discomfort, tightness of tissues, swelling, bruising. Temporary nerve numbness or tingling.
Movement of the implant. Infection, bleeding, hypertrophic or keloid scarring. If implants become infected they would most likely need to be removed, and then re-inserted once the tissues have healed.
Back to work 7 to 10 days, exercise 4-6 weeks.