Breast Implants

This procedure is one of the most frequent in plastic surgery. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which is the American health control body, estimates that there are between 5 and 10 million women with breast implants in the world.

Surgical indications

This procedure is intended for women who wish to have an increase in breast size and a more prominent cleavage. Dr. Alexandre G. LELLOUCH uses only the latest technology the latest technologies of breast implants including a soft gel which allows for a "touch". more natural. (Motiva®).

Aesthetic indications

  • Breast volume increase
  • Breast hypoplasia (A/B cup)
  • After weight loss 
  • After the pregnancy

Restorative indications

  • Correction of breast asymmetry
  • Tuberous breasts
  • Breast agenesis (absence of breast)
  • Previous PIP implant
*The repair indications are covered by social security, a request for prior agreement will be written in consultation by Dr. Alexandre G. LELLOUCH. LELLOUCH. More information on the Ameli website

Before / After

If you would like to see more before and after results, Dr. Alexandre G. LELLOUCH will share them with you during your consultation

Course of the intervention

The preoperative consultation

It takes place at medical practice. You will discuss with Dr. Alexandre G. LELLOUCH in order to specify your expectations and he will determine with you the best possible option

A additional examinations will be prescribed (adapted according to each patient) as well as preoperative photos will be performed.

At the end of the consultation, the plastic surgeon will give you a estimate and a operative consent.

Course of the intervention

of the intervention

The choice of the surgical technique for breast augmentation is adapted according to the morphology and the request of each patient.

The scars are different depending on the patient's case. They can be located around the areola(subareolar), on the horizontal part of the breast(submammary) and in the axilla.

Each patient is different and your case will be discussed with Dr. Alexandre G. LELLOUCH in consultation.

The position of the implant(behind (retro pectoral) or in front (pre pectoral) of the muscle) depends on the size of the breast and the patient's wishes.
explanations The advantages and disadvantages of each technique will be discussed during your consultation with Dr. Alexandre G. LELLOUCH.

Note that some patients with significant significant ptosis (sagging breasts), it may be necessary to a breast lift may be necessary. Dr. Alexandre G. LELLOUCH will see you again the day of the operation to make the preoperative drawings (using the per Heden calculation to conceal your scars as well as possible) using a black marker and a ruler to be as precise as possible.

Type of anesthesia

General anesthesia performed by an anesthesiologist

Duration of the intervention

Between 1 hour 30 minutes and 2 hours. Performed only by Dr. LELLOUCH

Type of hospitalization

Ambulatory (same day discharge)


After the intervention


Depends on whether the implant is in front or behind the muscle
(more painful if behind)

Control visit

Postoperative consultation with the surgeon at D-1 and 1 month. Dr. Alexandre G. LELLOUCH can be reached in case of additional needs

Duration of convalescence and care

10 days on average until complete healing
(about 3 weeks)

Nursing care

Daily shower and dressing until complete healing. Nurse at home if needed (dressing care)

Resumption of sports activities

1-2 months
(depending on the type of physical exercise)


The patient will have to be off work for 1 week to 15 days. This period will depend on the occupation

A support bra should be worn day and night for 4 weeks.

The results are immediateHowever, it is necessary to wait a few months for the final results

The scars have their final appearance around 12-18 months

Practical Information
(for everyone

  • Do a blood test prescribed by the surgeon
  • Do a Ultrasound/Mammography prescribed by the surgeon
  • Well Fill out your clinic file before your consultation with the anesthesiologist
  • Take appointment with an anesthesiologist at the clinic and schedule a consultation between 1 month and 1 week before your surgery date
  • Smoking cessation 3 weeks before and 3 weeks after for optimal results
  • No exposure to the sun on scars for 1 year
  • Buy postoperative medication/medical equipment before the procedure so that you have as little stress as possible after the procedure

Surgical technical reference of the surgeon

For more information on the intervention


Breast implants should be changed every 10-15 years. To be evaluated with your surgeon.

Yes, there are several surgical techniques for placing breast implants. Depending on the patient's morphology, your surgeon will suggest the most suitable technique.

Indeed, in the scientific literature, certain types of "textured" implants have been identified as causing large cell anaplastic lymphomas. Few cases have been reported, but this is why Dr. LELLOUCH does not place these "risky" implants. He only places "smooth" implants, for which no cancer has been reported to date. Source:

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Doctor Alexandre G. LELLOUCH

The Dr. Alexandre G. LELLOUCH is a surgeon specialized in Plastic Reconstructive Aesthetic Surgery, registered with the Order of Physicians of the city of Paris 16 under the number 75/89697.

The Dr. Alexandre G. LELLOUCH is a specialist in cosmetic surgery, reconstructive surgery, and aesthetic medicine injections, which he practices at the MAISON ABEILLE in Paris 16.