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Pectoral Implant Etching


Plastic Surgery in Miami
305.860.0717

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.

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World-class skill in facial surgery, breast surgery and body sculpting, and versed in all aspects of aesthetic and reconstructive surgery.

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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.*

*Legal Disclaimer: Individual results may vary; every patient is unique, therefore, no single technique is suited to all cases. Before & after photos and videos are not guarantees that your results will be the same or even similar: each individual patient’s results will be different.

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.

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Miami Florida
2310 & 2320 South Dixie Hwy.
Miami, FL 33133
305.860.0717