About Bicep Implants and Tricep Implants
Bicep and tricep implants are sought to achieve fullness and size in the upper arm region. These procedures are usually needed after an injury in which normal exercise by the patient cannot achieve the desired results. Bicep implants and tricep implants are placed through an incision on the upper arm and carefully secured under the Bicep or Tricep muscles.
This implant surgery is performed under general anesthesia and takes between 1 1/2 to 2 hours to undergo. You can expect moderate pain for the first two days, while getting instantaneous results. Generally, you can resume all normal activity 4 weeks after the surgery is performed. Post-surgery recovery products are available and recommended to quicken the healing time. Ask you surgeon for more details.
The Various Types of Biceps and Tricep Implants
Bicep and tricep implants come is various sizes, shapes and textures and are made of solid soft silicone. These implants are used primarily as an enhancement device. During your consultation, your surgeon will show you the options and help you make an informed decision with which size and shape of an implant would best suite your needs. The surgeon may also have to custom carve an implant to properly match your anatomical shape and attain your desired appearance.
The Risks Associated with Bicep and Tricep Implants
Each cosmetic surgery procedure carries a certain amount of risk, as does all surgery. Your surgeon will discuss the possible risks and complications of your surgery and will answer any questions you may have about those risks. Possible Bicep and Tricep implant surgery risks include implant shifting, numbness, nerve damage, and bleeding.
The Cost of Biceps and Tricep Implant Surgery
Depending on your geographical region, your choice of surgeon, and implant type, the average cost of Bicep and Tricep implant surgery is $6500; the national average is between $5000 and $9000. Financing is available.