24-Hour Recovery Breast Augmentation

24 Hour Recovery Breast Augmentation

You don’t have to put everything on the backburner when you recuperate for several weeks from your augmentation surgery anymore. With rapid recovery breast augmentation, it is a delight to find your surgery involves less bruising, swelling, medication, pain, and downtime than ever before.

What is the Rapid Recovery Breast Augmentation?

Rapid recovery breast augmentation is just what it says.  We have protocols that reduce your downtime to a day or two at most.  You will have almost no pain and rarely will you need any medication stronger than Advil.  “How do we achieve a rapid recovery breast augmentation?” you may ask. We are using the new sports medicine and physical therapy techniques that are getting athletes back to the playing field fast and applying these techniques to your cosmetic surgery recovery. We use anti-inflammatories and heat rather than ice and rarely do we need to have special bras, straps, or bandages. Anesthesia time for your breast augmentation is also minimized to less than an hour.  This helps to ensure your safety for your rapid recovery breast augmentation.

Rapid Recovery Breast Augmentation vs. Regular Breast Augmentation

Less pain

Since the surgery is less painful, patients do not require any harsh pain killers, like Percocet. Anti-inflammatory medication is only necessary after surgery.  This means you can avoid any associated side effects of painkillers and get back to your normal daily routine faster.

Less recovery period

With less pain, recovery is faster. Most patients can return to daily activities, avoiding strenuous exercise within a day of the surgery.  Most even go back to work within a week or less.

Fewer associated risks

The inflammation associated with breast augmentation is significantly decreased with this procedure, so any bruising and swelling is minimal and subsides in about a week. Any risks of bleeding and side effects of pain killers are also reduced.  At Partington Plastic Surgery,  Dr. Partington utilizes the No-Touch technique for your breast implants to reduce risks of infections, incision size, as well as capsular contracture.  Only a few professional breast implant surgeons in the country use this ‘revolutionary technique’ that is becoming a fast gold-standard for breast augmentation surgery.

Fewer complications

You will find that the complete breast augmentation procedure is less complicated with the rapid recovery breast augmentation technique. There are no complex garments or bras, no surgical supplies required for at-home care, no stitches to take out, and no drains to take care of. You can shower the next day and wear your underwire bra within a few days after your surgery.


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…Christel and all the surgery staff are all amazing. I was nervous to have my surgery and had many hoops to jump through to get it because of some medical issues I have. They were so patient with me and my doctors and so kind and helped me all along the way. They seriously care about their patients. They respond quickly to calls and emails and do whatever YOU need to feel 100% comfortable. I truly had the best experience…


Amazing staff and doctor. I will be back! So far have gotten BBL and lip filler. Primo service.

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Christel is super responsive and always available and happy to answer my questions and never made me feel like I was bugging her with any post-op questions I had. I seriously can not recommend them enough!


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Meet Dr. Partington

Marshall T. Partington,
M.D., F.A.C.S

Dr. Marshall T. Partington devotes his practice to enhancing the lives of his patients. He finds great joy in helping his Seattle, Kirkland and Bellevue patients’ look and feel their very best at any age. Dr. Partington views each person and their story as a new journey with a very specific and unique objective. The happiness and gratitude of our patients is his greatest reward of all.

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24 Hour Recovery Breast Augmentation FAQ’S

How is the 24/7 Rapid Recovery Breast Augmentation different from a traditional Breast Augmentation?

The 24/7 Rapid Recovery Breast Augmentation is radically different in both surgical technique and post-operative recovery plan. Imagine suddenly having the breasts of your dreams and celebrating them by going out to lunch the day after surgery, all without needing narcotics!

What is different about the 24/7 Rapid Recovery Breast Augmentation surgical technique?

As a microsurgeon, Dr. Partington understands the importance of gentle handling of tissue. Gentle surgical technique combined with the “no-touch” technique of implant placement and spacing of the pectoral muscle allows for remarkably painless and rapid recovery.

Does the 24/7 Rapid Recovery Breast Augmentation avoid damage to the muscle?

Yes! By placing these fifth-generation implants on top of the muscle (sub-glandular) instead of under the muscle(submuscular) we avoid cutting and stretching and permanently distorting the muscles’ appearance and function.

What are the pros and cons of sub-glandular implants in the 24/7 Rapid Recovery Breast Augmentation?

Pros:nEssentially painless recovery- no narcoticsCleavage control; no gaping space between breasts Often avoids the need for a breast lift vs under the muscle implants Avoids “animation deformity” the movement, twitching, and flexing of the breasts with arm movement and pectoralis contraction. Avoids “high riding” implants that may or may not “drop” into a natural position.Essentially, submuscular implants avoid most of the known problems of submuscular implants. nCons:nStatistically higher incidence of capsular contraction at 5 or 10 years when implants places in the sub-glandular vs submuscular position

Who is an ideal candidate for 24/7 Rapid Recovery Breast Augmentation?

The ideal candidate to undergo 24/7 Rapid Recovery Breast Augmentation is anyone wanting to minimize downtime while maximizing their aesthetic result. Rapid Recovery patients undergoing 24/7 Breast Augmentation will also be able to avoid taking post-operative narcotics and thereby avoid nausea, vomiting, and constipation, let alone fears of addiction. 24/7 Rapid Recovery patients will be up and out of the house the day after surgery; shopping, dining out. Taking walks… already enjoying their new feminine confidence.

What are the post-operative instructions for the 24/7 Rapid Recovery Augmentation?

Dr. Partington has formulated a set of seven steps to 24-hour recovery. Having worked with professional athletes such as football players and boxers, as well as with many in the fitness modeling arena, Dr. Partington has learned the secrets of elite athletes and how they minimize downtime from injury or illness. He has adopted cardinal principles from the philosophy of sports medicine and has created a Seven-Step Program appropriate for all of his surgical patients. He has received hundreds of photos from his patients who are “out and about”, “faking it till they make it” within 24 hours of their life-changing surgery, and all without the need of narcotics!

What is the 24/7 Rapid Recovery Breast Augmentation No-Touch Technique?

The “no-touch” technique is designed to respect optimal sterility of the implant at all phases of the surgery. Our skin is a primary source of bacterial contamination to breast implant during surgery. Then after a thorough surgical prep of the skin bacteria can still work microscopically in our pores. The “no-touch” technique involves transferring the breast implants from their hermetically sealed containers into the surgical breast pockets without any contact with the patient’s skin. This is aided with the use of Keller funnel and well-designed surgical incisions.


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