Muscle Implants in New York, NY
Dr. Douglas S. Steinbrech is a well-established New York cosmetic plastic surgeon. He has a practice in Manhattan, and he can perform muscle implant surgeries in just 90 minutes. He commonly uses silicone implants to increase muscle definition in the arms. There is less risk of injury when they are used here as compared to the buttock area.
Bicep, Tricep, and Deltoid Implants in Manhattan
There are specific cosmetic procedures that help a body building athlete to further enhance muscular definition and work on increasing mass of a specific body area. While muscle implants are regularly done on the buttocks, calves and pectoral muscles, things are a little different for limb muscles. Bicep, Tricep and Deltoid implants are used specifically for men who are unable to achieve muscular conditioning of their choice. These are procedures that are opted for after an injury or in cases where upper arm toning is not achieved to one’s satisfaction.
For these muscle implants, the material used for the implants varies. Sometimes, solid silicone implants are used. At other times, muscle from a different part of the body may be grafted to the area where increased muscle definition is desired. Another practice is to take fat from a different part of the body, treat it and inject it into the area where the muscle needs to be filled out. This last option is being done often when buttock implants are required. This is because silicone implants don’t always do well in this area due to the amount of stress placed on them. They have been known to shift, infections have occurred and there have been other problems. With whatever material is used, what is ensured is that there is the desired increased in muscle size.
About The Procedure
Dr. Douglas S. Steinbrech is a well-established cosmetic plastic surgeon. He has a practice in Manhattan, and he can perform muscle implant surgeries in just 90 minutes. He commonly uses silicone implants to increase muscle definition in the arms. There is less risk of injury when they are used here as compared to the buttock area.
The procedure is generally conducted at Gotham Plastic Surgery in New York City. The surgery will be performed under general anesthesia. As each individual has a unique body structure, the duration of the procedure can vary from 1 to 2 hours. You will have pain and discomfort post the procedure but this will be controlled with appropriate antibiotics and pain killers.
During the recovery period, the movement of your limbs is completely restricted. Dressings are changed frequently. This will be for a period of 1 to 2 weeks. After this, you may begin using your upper limbs for regular work. However, no strenuous work or gym is allowed for a period of 6 weeks. This may vary depending on the advice of Dr. Steinbrech.
As with any surgical procedure, there are a few risks that you have to keep in mind. These will be explained in detail to you by Dr. Steinbrech. There may be scarring from the incision. There are also a few cases of muscle and nerve damage but these are extremely rare. With a skilled doctor like Dr. Steinbrech, the chances of any of the risk happening is minimal.
Most people would like to know is how soon they may expect to see the results of the procedure. Each person has a different recovery period and so being able to view the end result may vary. Usually a few months is needed to actually see the difference to your body. In terms of the actual difference that you will see – usually a 1 to 2 inch increase in the circumference of your bicep is what you may expect.
Enhancing your body through implants has now become a routine process. Do ensure that you consult with Dr. Steinbrech. Follow the advice given to the T, and you should be able to enjoy a well-shaped and toned body soon.
Frequently Asked Questions About Muscle Implants
If you live in the states of New York or California, Douglas S. Steinbrech, MD offers muscle implants among its services. For a full list of services, please visit our Locations page.
*Each patient is unique and individual results may vary.
Are You A Good Candidate for Muscle Implants?
Not everyone is ideally suited to muscle implants. The idea of bicep, tricep and deltoid implants is to enhance muscle definition and its mass. It is therefore ideal for those men and women who have been working on muscle conditioning but have not been able to get to the desired level. These are also procedures recommended for rehabilitation in cases of grievous injury. An understanding of the three kinds of implants is below:
Biceps: A small incision is made on the medial aspect of the arm. This allows the surgeon maneuvering space to place the implant. The weight of this implant varies from around 110 to 200 grams depending on the specific case.
Triceps: The incision is made close to the elbow on the inside of the arm. Calf implants with their elongated shapes are placed here. The size of the implant will depend on the space around the muscle and the size of the arm. Oval gluteus implants are also used.
Deltoid: The incision is made between the deltoid and the pectoral muscles. An oval implant, the size of which is based on the arm, is used. This procedure is further enhanced by the fat grafting, which helps in better contouring of muscles.
Among the important factors to take into consideration before a bicep, tricep or deltoid implant surgery is your doctor. Understand that there are few doctors specialized in the field and Dr. Steinbrech is one of them. He will offer you a basic consultation.
Why Choose Dr. Steinbrech
- Dr. Douglas Steinbrech has been ranked in the top 10 plastic surgeons in NYC.
- Dr. Douglas Steinbrech is a Plastic Surgeon certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgeons under the American Board of Medical Specialties.
- Dr. Steinbrech underwent eight years of surgical training at New York University in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive surgery.
- He has been awarded grants from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation.
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