Why choose Dr. Mendieta for Pectoral Implant Etching?
Miami Dr. Constantino Mendieta (M.D., F.A.C.S.) is a board-certified plastic surgeon who performs pectoral implant etching procedures.
Have you worked on your 6-pack abs for years? Have you still not achieved the physique you deserve? If you want ripped abs and a leaner physique, then let Dr. Mendieta help you fight the good fight.* Reduce that layer of fat that is concealing your abdominal muscles. If you have up to 20% body fat and you also have muscle tissue you have a chance to completely redefine your body and walk out with ripped 6-pack abs.* The procedure lasts about an hour and is performed under general anesthesia as a completely outpatient procedure. The incisions are nearly imperceptible and will fade away substantially over time.* Abdominal etching utilizes liposuction and more specifically the tumescent liposuction technique.
Abs in an hour is your reality.*
With continued exercise and diet to control future weight gain, your new six-pack abs could be long-lasting.* As an abdominal etching candidate you can expect the best possible service and results from Dr. Mendieta and his award winning Miami-based practice.*
Pectoral Implant Etching FAQs
What are pectoral implants?
Pectoral implants is a procedure that involves inserting (silicone) implants under the chest muscle. The purpose is to increase the shape and size of the chest.
How much does pectoral implant etching cost?
The average price range of pectoral implants is $5,000 to $10,000.
What is the recovery time?
Recovery time differs from one person to another, and therefore essential you follow your surgeon’s instructions. You may be able to return to work in 5 to 7 days. Most patients are able to resume normal activity in 4 to 6 weeks, but full recovery can take up to 6 weeks.
How long does a pectoral implant etching procedure take?
The procedure takes between 1 to 2 hours.
How long does pectoral implant etching last?
Pectoral implants are long lasting. Only in rare circumstances, such as complications, is secondary surgery needed.
Who is a candidate for pectoral implant etching?
A candidate is someone who has realistic goals and expectations, and is in good physical health. You would need to undergo a medical examination as advised by your surgeon to be certain of your candidacy for surgery.
Can pectoral implant etching be combined with other procedures?
Pectoral implants can be combined with other procedures such as liposuction or other body contouring options. Of course, following a medical examination your surgeon will determine if you qualify for multiple procedures.
What are the risks involved with pectoral implant etching?
Risks include adverse reaction to anesthesia, asymmetry, implant shifting or displacement, infection, numbness, scarring hematoma, seroma, and dissatisfaction with results
What type of Anesthesia is used for pectoral implant etching?
The procedure can be performed under local or general anesthesia.
Is there any pain with pectoral implant etching?
This is dependent on the surgical technique used, and your individual tolerance to pain. Patients typically experience mild to moderate pain for a few days following surgery and can be controlled through medication. Swelling, soreness, or bruising should subside in a week or two.
Where are the incisions made for pectoral implants?
The incision is typically made through areola, armpit, or lower part of the breast.
When can I begin exercising after the surgery?
You may begin light exercise in 4 to 6 weeks, and more strenuous exercises in 10 to 12 weeks.
When will I be able to see the results?
Generally, swelling and bruising will subside within a couple of weeks. You should expect to see final results in a few months following surgery.