Types of Breast Augmentation Incision Technique  

This article will elaborate more on the four types of breast augmentation incisions typically made, along with what to expect. Some key considerations include your personal preference on scar visibility and surgical skills, as well as your doctor’s professional recommendation. Read on to find out more about the four types of breast augmentation incision, namely Inframammary Fold, Periareolar, Trans-axillary and Trans-umbilical incision.


After inserting the implants into the incision, the incision will subsequently be stitched up. During this process, your doctor may put temporary drains in the incision before closing to prevent fluid or blood accumulation. There may also be catheters placed at the incision before closing it up to provide pain relief. Both will be removed during a follow-up visit post-surgery.