Bicep implants offer an effective solution for individuals seeking to enhance the bulk of their upper arms, particularly those facing genetic limitations in muscle development, dealing with permanent injuries, or desiring a fuller aesthetic. Dr. Douglas Steinbrech and the Male Plastic Surgery Network in NYC specialize in bicep implants tailored for men, understanding the significance of achieving a toned and defined physique.

What Are Bicep Implants?

Designed to address thin or volume-deficient arms, bicep implants involve the insertion of silicone or similar materials into the upper arm. This procedure aims to augment tone and strength, ultimately boosting self-confidence and physical appearance.

How Does Bicep Implant Surgery Work?

During silicone bicep implant surgery, the surgeon strategically places implants beneath the bicep muscles through minimal incisions in the armpits or upper arms. Following the creation of a pocket in the muscle tissue, the implant is carefully positioned and secured before suturing or using surgical adhesives to close the incisions.

Postoperative Care and Recovery

Patients may experience discomfort, swelling, and bruising post-surgery, manageable with pain medication and proper care. Typically, recovery involves taking one to two weeks off regular activities to facilitate healing. Following the surgeon’s instructions diligently, including wearing a compression garment and avoiding strenuous activities, is essential for optimal recovery.

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Who Is a Suitable Candidate?

Individuals in good physical health with realistic expectations and a desire for enhanced upper arm definition are potential candidates for bicep implants. A consultation with a qualified plastic surgeon helps assess candidacy, considering medical history, lifestyle, and expectations.

The procedure offers benefits such as improved self-confidence and correction of muscle loss or weakness due to injury or illness. However, like any surgical intervention, bicep implant surgery carries inherent risks and potential complications, emphasizing the importance of thorough consultation and informed decision-making. Overall, while recovery times may vary, most patients can expect to see the full effects of their bicep implant surgery within several months, provided they adhere to postoperative care instructions and follow-up appointments.

Bicep Implants Cost

In New York City, bicep implant surgery typically ranges between $5,000 and $10,000, covering expenses such as the surgeon’s fee, anesthesia fee, operating room fee, and the cost of implants.

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If you’re a prospective patient looking to inquire about implants, we welcome you to contact our patient care advisors at our office today!

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DR. DOUGLAS STEINBRECH
Dr-Douglas-SteinbrechDouglas S. Steinbrech, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon that specializes in male aesthetics. Dr. Steinbrech is certified by the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and a diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Learn More seals
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