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Enhance the size and shape of your breasts with breast augmentation.

Breast Augmentation

For the woman who desires a more curvaceous silhouette, breast augmentation in Corpus Christi with Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Vijay can provide fuller breasts with more lift. This highly popular surgery increases the size of the breasts and enhances their shape, making them rounder and fuller while still looking very natural.


Ready to learn how you can improve your appearance and your self-confidence with breast augmentation from Dr. Vijay? Request a consultation using our handy online form, or call our office directly at (361) 888-7417.

You can be confident that we pair the latest techniques with more than 20 years of cosmetic surgery experience.

The Consultation

Each patient has different motivations for choosing breast augmentation. Among other reasons, a woman may consider the surgery to enlarge her naturally small or underdeveloped breasts; to restore breast fullness following weight loss, pregnancy, or breastfeeding or to improve the look of asymmetrical breasts. Whatever your reason, you can be confident that we pair the latest techniques with more than 20 years of cosmetic surgery experience.
Your breast augmentation consultation with Dr. Vijay prior to surgery is an ideal time to get answers to your questions and learn more about the many choices you’ll have. During this appointment, you and Dr. Vijay will discuss your medical history, motivations for surgery, lifestyle, and other relevant topics in order to help him develop a customized surgical approach. Dr. Vijay will examine your breasts to evaluate your natural breast tissue, skin quality, and degree of sagging. In some cases, Dr. Vijay may recommend a breast lift in addition to, or instead of, breast augmentation.

Dr. Vijay strives to keep each of his prospective patients informed of the details of their surgeries and predicted recovery periods. Although he is happy to offer his guidance, to ensure your satisfaction, Dr. Vijay leaves the final decisions to you.

"I feel more confident in myself. It was exactly what I asked for. The whole team was very caring and attentive. Dr. Vijay was awesome. He informed me of what to expect and time lines of healing were spot on."

**Client testimonials are based on personal experience. Individual results may vary.

Each patient has different motivations for choosing breast augmentation. Among other reasons, a woman may consider the surgery to enlarge her naturally small or underdeveloped breasts; to restore breast fullness following weight loss, pregnancy, or breastfeeding or to improve the look of asymmetrical breasts. Whatever your reason, you can be confident that we pair the latest techniques with more than 20 years of cosmetic surgery experience.
Your breast augmentation consultation with Dr. Vijay prior to surgery is an ideal time to get answers to your questions and learn more about the many choices you’ll have. During this appointment, you and Dr. Vijay will discuss your medical history, motivations for surgery, lifestyle, and other relevant topics in order to help him develop a customized surgical approach. Dr. Vijay will examine your breasts to evaluate your natural breast tissue, skin quality, and degree of sagging. In some cases, Dr. Vijay may recommend a breast lift in addition to, or instead of, breast augmentation.

Dr. Vijay strives to keep each of his prospective patients informed of the details of their surgeries and predicted recovery periods. Although he is happy to offer his guidance, to ensure your satisfaction, Dr. Vijay leaves the final decisions to you.

The Procedure

Women considering breast implants at the Corpus Christi practice of Dr. Vijay have plenty of implant and surgical options to decide upon. The specifics of each breast augmentation procedure vary from surgery to surgery and are dependent on the type of implant used, the incision type, the implant placement, and your own anatomy. Prior to surgery, Dr. Vijay will thoroughly explain the steps of your unique surgery and what you can expect during recovery.

Each surgery begins with an incision. A breast augmentation incision may be made around the areola, along the crease below the breast, or even in the armpit. With proper postoperative care, these incisions heal and fade discreetly. Once the incision is made, Dr. Vijay creates a pocket in the breast tissue and inserts the implant. If the implant is saline, it is inserted empty and filled once it’s in place.

After placing both implants, Dr. Vijay evaluates them for symmetry and makes adjustments as needed. He then closes the incisions, and the patient is moved to a private recovery area to awaken from anesthesia.

The Recovery

At Dr. Vijay’s Surgery Center, breast augmentation is an outpatient procedure. After a short period of observation, you are permitted to return home.

Pain and soreness are common for approximately four days following surgery, and Dr. Vijay prescribes narcotic pain medication for use during this time. It’s important to follow Dr. Vijay’s instructions carefully when using these medications.

Following surgery, your breasts are bandaged and dressed. Although you may shower one day following surgery, it is not advised that you remove the tape over the incisions. Dr. Vijay removes this tape at your one-week follow-up appointment.


Patient experiences vary after breast augmentation. Although you may return to most light activity as soon as you feel ready, Dr. Vijay advises patients to take about a week off from work following surgery. It’s a good idea to postpone any strenuous activity, such as working out, until Dr. Vijay advises that you may do so. Resuming these activities too early may damage your breasts or slow your healing. To learn more about caring for yourself following breast augmentation, check out our postoperative guide.

The results of breast augmentation surgery can last for many years with proper care and adherence to a healthy lifestyle. It’s important to remember, though, that implants do not last a lifetime. However, today’s implants have markedly longer lifespans than earlier models, and it’s not uncommon for breast implants to remain functional and beautiful for more than a decade.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who are the best candidates for breast augmentation?

    The best candidates for breast augmentation wish to increase the size of their breasts. Most were either born with naturally small breasts or suffered deflation due to pregnancy, weight loss, or aging. Patients who have excessively sagging breasts may be better candidates for a breast lift or a breast lift with an augmentation. Ideal patients are also in good physical health and do not smoke.

  • What type of implant should I choose?

    Options for the types of implants you can choose include:

    • Textured or Smooth
    • Saline or Silicone
    • Round or Teardrop
  • Where are the incisions made?

    The two most common incision locations are under the breast along the crease (inframammary) and around the nipple (periareolar). Other incision locations include in the underarm (transaxillary) and through the umbilicus (transumbilical, or TUBA). Your surgeon will discuss the pros and cons of each to help determine the best incision location for you.

  • How long will my breast implants last?

    Breast implants are not considered lifetime devices and may need to be replaced at some point after the original surgery. However, most surgeons agree that replacement is not necessary unless an issue arises. On average, most women have their implants replaced between ten and fifteen years after they are first inserted.

  • What complications can occur?

    As with any surgery, there is a risk of developing complications after breast augmentation. Although rare, the most common complication is capsular contracture. Other complications include implant rupture, symmastia, double-bubble deformity, asymmetry, and implant rippling. Breast revision surgery can correct any complication that may occur.

  • Is there scarring with breast augmentation?

    Incisions are placed in locations that are as inconspicuous as possible, and the resulting scars will fade significantly over time. Protecting your scars from the sun will help prevent them from darkening.

Why Choose Dr. Vijay

Dr. Vijay is very unique in the sense of his great customer care, service and experience. He approaches each client as an individual and takes the time to thoroughly understand their needs and desired results.

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Get In Touch

Contact Corpus Christi Institute of Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery today with any questions you may have or to schedule your consultation. Please allow 24 hours for a response on requesting a consultation.

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Corpus Christi Institute of Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery
Dr. Vijay K. Bindingnavele

5642 Esplanade Drive
Corpus Christi, Texas 78414

Phone: 361.888.7417