Breast Augmentation in San Antonio, TX

Breast augmentation can be used to improve the contours and size of the breasts. In people with small degrees of sagging, it can achieve a minor lift. Breast augmentation can also balance differences in breast size from right to left, correct a reduction in breast volume which has occurred after pregnancy and improve the appearance of underdeveloped breasts.

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Minimally Invasive (Endoscopic) Surgery

The most sophisticated approach to breast augmentation is through a small incision in the armpit using an endoscope, or surgical camera. This minimally invasive endoscopic approach provides significant advantages when compared with the other surgical options. The images from the endoscopic camera are displayed on a TV monitor, providing a complete visualization of the surgical space. The space for the implant can, therefore, be carefully crafted to the desired dimensions. This results in the best cosmetic breast shape and position after surgery. Complete visualization of the space during surgery also allows for careful and meticulous control of bleeding, resulting in virtually no bruising and minimal swelling during the recovery period. Endoscopic breast augmentation results in smaller scars, better breast shape, and position, less bleeding, bruising, and swelling, and a faster, less painful recovery.

Breast Augmentation Initial Evaluation

At the initial consultation, your health history will be reviewed and the procedures you are interested in will be explained in great detail. Any alternative procedures, as well as the risks and benefits of surgery, will be discussed. You will view before and after photographs of Dr. Lawton’s patients, and all of your questions will be answered.

During the examination, your breast width, height, and nipple position will be measured. Any differences in the breasts from left to right will be evaluated. You will have the opportunity to point out the particular characteristics of your anatomy that you would like to improve or change.

After an extensive discussion, you and Dr. Lawton will arrive at the surgical plan that will best achieve your goals. It is our commitment that you leave this initial visit with a clear understanding of your surgical options, so you may make an informed decision. We are happy to answer any questions you may think of later by telephoneemail, or at another private consultation. There is never an additional charge for these subsequent visits

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Breast Augmentation Before and After

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Breast Size

Breast size is a personal choice. Implants come in a variety of sizes that can be tailored to meet your needs. The implants will be matched to your concept of the ideal breast. You will try on sizers at the time of the initial consultation to help you decide on implant size. We will measure the height and width of your breasts to determine which implants will fit best on your chest wall. In addition, we will discuss the characteristics of breast shape and contour that you find pleasing while looking at before and after photographs of my patients who have undergone breast augmentation. Using all of these tools, together we will arrive at the implant size that will best fit your needs.

Breast Implants

The breast implants are filled at the time of surgery with sterile saline, which is the same type of fluid that is used for your intravenous hydration. The volume of saline injected into the implants can be adjusted to achieve your desired shape characteristics, and to correct asymmetries in your breast size. The preferred implants are smooth and round. Because they have a smooth surface, the implants move naturally in the implant pocket, keeping them soft. The new and improved generation of implants appears to ripple much less than older style implants.

Implant Position

In the vast majority of cases, the implants are placed behind the pectoralis major (chest) muscle. This submuscular position allows the implants to look and feel more natural. In addition, this position results in less interference with mammography and breastfeeding. Submuscular implants have less visible edges and are associated with a lower incidence of capsular contracture, or tight scar.


Breast augmentation is performed in our own private AAAASF Certified Outpatient Surgical Center. The minimally invasive breast augmentation procedure takes between 30 minutes and 1 hour. For this outpatient surgery, we utilize general intravenous anesthesia administered by an elite group of carefully selected, highly qualified, board-certified anesthesiologists. The techniques employed are designed to provide a smooth, gentle anesthetic experience, and prevent postoperative nausea and eliminate postoperative pain.


Rest is recommended after surgery. At home, you will have medications to ease the muscle spasm and narcotic analgesics for the pain. We also prescribe antibiotics to reduce the risk of infection. Surgical vitamins, arnica, and bromelain are used to reduce the swelling and bruising, and to speed your recovery.

We will see you in the office the day after surgery. By the fourth or fifth day, the discomfort should be significantly reduced. At one week, you will return for suture removal, and for instructions on how to massage the implants. By this time, you should be feeling well enough to be back to most of your normal activities. You should be back to work within this first week. Because it takes 6 weeks before the wounds reach 50% of their full strength, you will be able to return to vigorous activities only after this healing period.

We will see you in follow-up at 1 day, 1 week, 1 month, 3 months, 6 months, and every year thereafter. We will see you more frequently if necessary. There are never charges for follow-up visits.

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Dr Lawton is a great doctor.  He has integrity.  Instead of having me undergo unneeded surgery, he tells me the truth about my breast augmentation he did 10 years, they still look great and don’t need any work on them. Recommend him 100%!!!

- Raquel A

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This was the best experience of my Life!! I am very pleased with the post of my surgery! Very happy with the size of my breast augmentation. I also had lipo 360 which is amazing; especially for those stubborn areas that you just can't work off no matter how much you exercise! Dr. Lawton is very skilled at his profession! He has a keen eye for the right esthetics that will match your body size and shape. So many patients travel from all over the United States just to get the best plastic surgery from Dr. Lawton. He and his staff put me at ease and was able to answer all of my questions. Dr. Lawton is a very carring person, he wants to make sure you leave satisfied and have a clear understanding of what you want and need as his patient. His personal investment in each of his patients is very rare! Thank you for the amazing results I personally can see with my body. I Love Lawton Plastic Surgery and would highly recommend him to my family and friends.

- Danielle V

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I had breast augmentation back in January 2022 and the results are amazing. The amount of confidence I’ve gained is incredible, Im very happy with my body, and it also improved the quality of my life. You will hear good and bad, mixed opinions about Docs wherever you go. I personally wanted a doctor who has skills/knowledge/clear communication than sugarcoated comments or giving false hope to patients. That’s why I chose Dr. Lawton and Im very happy with my results.


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After numerous consultations, with several other well recommended plastic surgeons (most I actually liked and a couple I might've trusted to do my surgery) I landed on Dr. Lawton. There are no words to describe how comfortable I felt with him and everyone in his office from start to finish. He was the last doctor I saw, and I thought I knew what I wanted. He challenged everything I said. Size, style, type, consistency. Maybe other people would've ran, but he's friendly, knowledgeable and personable. There was never a moment when I didn't trust him. Even when he walked into pre-op and asked if I'd decided what cc to go with. I told him I had and that number was up to him as he knew exactly what my goals were and I believed he'd do his best to achieve them. I've had many surgeries over the years and I always get very anxious leading up to the procedure, but Dr. Lawton took EXCEPTIONAL care of me. Never for a second was I worried. Possibly because he had me jump through 248 hoops to be cleared for surgery and demonstrated every step of the way that he valued me not only as a patient, but a human being in general. Every single person in his office is top notch, and I could never put into proper words how highly I recommend this practice.

- Crystal C

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Absolutely overjoyed with my experience with Dr. Lawton’s office and the procedures, along with my final results. I would do it all over again. There was one particular front office staff that was rude, but other than that, everyone with nursing and doctor staff were GREAT!

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