Introducing the
24-Hour Breast Augmentation

Are you interested in augmenting your breasts with minimal recovery time ? We have the solution for you with the 24-hour rapid recovery breast augmentation.

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What is Breast Augmentation?

Also called augmentation mammoplasty, breast augmentation is the surgical procedure to increase breast size. It uses either implants or fat transfers for enlargement. The goal of the procedure is to increase the projection and fullness of the breasts, improve the balance of breast and hip contours, and enhance self-image and self-confidence. Plastic surgeons like Dr. Effie Politis use breast implants to increase and redefine your natural breast shape and size. Call today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Politis to determine if you are a good candidate for a breast augmentation. 

Breast Procedures

Reduced Pain

With this mild version of a breast augmentation, typically patients don’t require prescription painkillers to deal with discomfort


Shortened Recovery Time

Since there are less pain and trauma, recovery is quick. Patients generally return to mild activities within a day of surgery


Minimized Risks

Since inflammation, bruising and swelling are significantly decreased with 24-hour breast augmentation, the procedure reduces any associated risks as well

Who is it for?

The 24-hour rapid recovery breast augmentation is a procedure that relies on process oriented steps that maximizes planning, minimizes tissue damage and allows patients to get back on their feet in as little as a few hours after waking up from anesthesia.

The recovery time is minimal because the procedure involves no bleeding, minimal tissue damage, and is very gentle and precise. It allows the patient to continue with regular life by that very same evening or the next day. Heavy exercise and intense work should be avoided initially; however, patients are encouraged to get moving right away.

Patients who have undergone the 24-hour breast augmentation procedure can manage any lingering pain with over-the-counter painkillers.


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Breast Augmentation: Before Breast Augmentation: After


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A direct comparison of the 24-hour recovery method and traditional breast augmentation surgery

24 hour Rapid Recovery
Traditional Surgery
Surgical Instruments
Electrocautery forceps
An “L shaped” breast blunt dissector
Surgical Technique
  • Atraumatic dissection
  • 14 point plan to minimize bacterial load
  • Precise and gentle systematic dissection with instruments using prospective hemostasis
  • no drainage tubes
  • no bulky dressing post-operatively (no bands, no massaging breasts)
  • Blunt dissection without clear visualization of pocket which may lead to injury to the muscle and ribs
  • Blood vessels not sealed before they bleed
  • Patient may have drainage tubes
  • Large, bulky compression dressings usually used
Post-operative Routine
Arm exercises performed frequently after surgery, including ambulation and showering that night
Arm movement limited for two weeks
Under the Breast (IMF)
Usually under the breast but can be axillary or peri-areolar
Possible risks
Same as traditional but significantly reduces due to precise operative dissection and prospective hemostasis
Capsular contracture, bleeding. Implant malposition, implant pocket asymmetry
General with ERAS recovery pathways initiated preoperatively
General with local blocks
24 hours
2 weeks
Slightly less given less operative time spent intraoperative on implant selection and stepwise dissection process
Same ($8000-$8500)
Implant Selection
Narrow implant range chosen preoperatively using tissue based planning
Narrow implant range chosen preoperatively using tissue based planning
Implant Position
Dual Plane
Either Subpectoral, Dual Plane, or Subglandular
Revision rate (including re-operations)

Tampa's Trusted Plastic Surgeon

If you’re interested in receiving one of the best breast augmentation Tampa has to offer, your first step will be to schedule an initial consultation at the office of Dr. Effie Politis. This meeting will begin with Dr. Politis gaining a deep understanding of your cosmetic desires – how you want your breasts to look and feel after breast augmentation surgery.
Who is Dr. Effie Politis

Effie Politis, MD, FACS, brings both skill and a personalized approach to the care of her plastic surgery patients. She is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and The Aesthetic Society, as well as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.


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Are you a candidate for this procedure?

Your best bet is to come in for a consultation to determine whether you are an ideal candidate, but typically, the ideal candidate is relatively healthy and maintains a healthy weight. If you are a candidate for traditional breast augmentation, you are likely a candidate for this procedure too.

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