What are pec implants?
Male pectoral implants are used to create the appearance of greater muscle volume and definition in the chest. Dr. Karlinksy
is highly skilled in refining and contouring the male chest with chest implants.
Are chest implants for men right for me?
Some men are unsatisfied with the degree of chest muscle definition they are able to achieve through exercise and weightlifting. Those in good medical standing who wish to create the appearance of more muscle mass and achieve greater firmness in their chest will see very positive results with Dr. Karlinsky’s pec implant surgery.
How soon can I have pec implant surgery?
During your initial consultation with Dr. Karlinksy she will help you select the pec implant size and shape that best suits your overall body. During that appointment you may schedule your pec implant procedure.
How soon will I see the results of my pectoral implants?
You will be pleased with the stronger appearance of your chest and the definition created by the implants immediately after surgery. Definition will continue to improve as you heal.
What do I need to do to prepare for pec implants?
Smoking, blood thinning medication, and NSAIDs such as aspirin, Advil® or ibuprofen, and Aleve® must be avoided for 2 weeks before and after your surgery.
How does Dr. Karlinsky perform pec implant surgery?
Pec surgery involves the placement of solid, but soft silicone implants just under the pectoral muscles of the chest. Dr. Karlinsky pays extreme attention to the placement and contouring of pec implants to ensure masculine lines, a natural feel, and symmetry. In some cases she may also perform light liposuction
to achieve optimal definition. Incisions to place the inserts are made in the armpit, ensuring that any scarring is well hidden.
How long does pec implant surgery take?
Pec implant surgery takes approximately 1-1.5 hours.
Do I have to stay overnight after pec implant surgery?
No! Dr. Karlinsky will perform your surgery in her Brooklyn
or Manhattan surgical center
and you will return home the same day. You should arrange for a ride home from the procedure.
How long does recovery take?
After your pec implant procedure you will have some swelling, stiffness, and discomfort. Most men are able to return to non-strenuous work within 2-3 days. During your recovery you should avoid heavy lifting or running. In the days following surgery your swelling will subside and your improved chest definition will be fully realized.
How long do I have to wait after pec implants before exercising?
You will feel comfortable resuming your normal activities the day after surgery, but should wait 7-10 days before returning to strenuous exercise.
What are the risks associated with pec implants?
Dr. Karlinsky is very experienced in successful and safe chest implant surgery. Surgical complications may include bleeding, infection, scarring, or asymmetry.
Patients experiencing any unusual or concerning symptoms are advised to call Dr. Karlinsky’s cell phone immediately.
How long will my pec implants last?
Your newly sculpted chest is permanent, though significant weight gain can alter the appearance of your chest. Dr. Karlinsky encourages you to protect your investment with healthy lifestyle choices.
How much do pec implants cost?
All costs will be detailed during your consultation.
What are Dr. Karlinsky’s male patients saying after pec implants?
Men are extremely pleased with the results of Dr. Karlinsky’s pec implant surgery. Read their feedback here