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Can breast augmentation be done as an outpatient in day surgery?
31 doctors weighed in

Dr. Alan Chen
Surgery - Plastics
9 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Most breast augmenations are done as outpatient.
No overnight stay is necessary assuming no complications during surgery.

In brief: Yes
Most breast augmenations are done as outpatient.
No overnight stay is necessary assuming no complications during surgery.
Dr. Alan Chen
Dr. Alan Chen
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Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez
Yes, most all are done outpatient. Additionally, some doctors perform them under twilight anesthesia
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
It is extremely rare to stay overnight following breast augmentation.
Dr. Daniel Careaga
Surgery - Plastics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
In a patient who has low-risk factors for surgery it can be safely done as an outpatient in an ambulatory surgical facility.

In brief: Yes
In a patient who has low-risk factors for surgery it can be safely done as an outpatient in an ambulatory surgical facility.
Dr. Daniel Careaga
Dr. Daniel Careaga
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Dr. Jason Lichten
Surgery - Plastics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Implants and home
Most patients can go home the same day as a breast augmentation.
Unless you had a medical reason, or just wanted to have the comfort of being in the hospital, you should be able to go home the same day.

In brief: Implants and home
Most patients can go home the same day as a breast augmentation.
Unless you had a medical reason, or just wanted to have the comfort of being in the hospital, you should be able to go home the same day.
Dr. Jason Lichten
Dr. Jason Lichten
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Dr. William Adams
Surgery - Plastics
4 doctors agree
In brief: No stay after aug
Yes.
I allow my breast augmentation patients to return home after breast augmenation and it has worked well for 30 years.

In brief: No stay after aug
Yes.
I allow my breast augmentation patients to return home after breast augmenation and it has worked well for 30 years.
Dr. William Adams
Dr. William Adams
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Dr. Lara Devgan
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Most breast augmentation is done on an outpatient basis.

In brief: Yes
Most breast augmentation is done on an outpatient basis.
Dr. Lara Devgan
Dr. Lara Devgan
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Dr. Annette Occhialini
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Absolutely
This is the way it is frequently done.

In brief: Absolutely
This is the way it is frequently done.
Dr. Annette Occhialini
Dr. Annette Occhialini
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Dr. Terrence Higgins
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Breast augmentation
Breast augmentation is generally performed as an outpatient surgery that last about an hour. This surgery should only be performed by a board certified plastic surgeon in an outpatient or hospital setting.
Good luck. Seek out a board certified plastic surgeon in you area.

In brief: Breast augmentation
Breast augmentation is generally performed as an outpatient surgery that last about an hour. This surgery should only be performed by a board certified plastic surgeon in an outpatient or hospital setting.
Good luck. Seek out a board certified plastic surgeon in you area.
Dr. Terrence Higgins
Dr. Terrence Higgins
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Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes.
Most breast augmenations are done as an outpatient.
You have the surgery and then can go home that day. http://www.jjrothmd.com/procedures/breast-augmentation.

In brief: Yes.
Most breast augmenations are done as an outpatient.
You have the surgery and then can go home that day. http://www.jjrothmd.com/procedures/breast-augmentation.
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
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Dr. Francisco Agullo
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
It is normally done as an outpatient procedure.

In brief: Yes
It is normally done as an outpatient procedure.
Dr. Francisco Agullo
Dr. Francisco Agullo
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Day surgery
Yes, most are done that way.

In brief: Day surgery
Yes, most are done that way.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: It typically is
It commonly is unless there are some unstated reasons for observing you overnight, i.
e., severe sleep apnea.

In brief: It typically is
It commonly is unless there are some unstated reasons for observing you overnight, i.
e., severe sleep apnea.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. ELizabeth Kinsley
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Breast augmentation is always done as an outpatient.
You will be at the facility for 3-4 hours total.

In brief: Yes
Breast augmentation is always done as an outpatient.
You will be at the facility for 3-4 hours total.
Dr. ELizabeth Kinsley
Dr. ELizabeth Kinsley
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
It's always done o/p.

In brief: Yes
It's always done o/p.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. Stan Castor
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Yes
Breast augmentation is commonly done as an outpatient in a surgery center or doctors office.
Hospitalization is completely unnecessary.

In brief: Yes
Breast augmentation is commonly done as an outpatient in a surgery center or doctors office.
Hospitalization is completely unnecessary.
Dr. Stan Castor
Dr. Stan Castor
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