Des Moines Breast Augmentation

For many women, breast size is an important part of feeling good, desirable, and even “normal” in our society. Breast augmentation—clinically referred to as an augmentation mammoplasty— may be utilized to alter the size, shape, firmness, and projection of the breast with the addition of a saline or silicone implant. As the Des Moines cosmetic surgery specialists with Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery know, breast implants can greatly improve an individual’s self-image and self-confidence.

Since 2008 the medical team at Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery have helped thousands of women in Des Moines and all over Iowa. Over the last ten years, we have earned an international reputation for our remarkable breast augmentation procedures. We have been consistently featured in magazines such as the Chicago Sun-Times and Ladies Home Journal as well as on news outlets including ABC and Fox News.

For more than ten years, Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery has been a fixture in the national cosmetic surgery community, and we are proud to be recognized for our dedication to our patients. Breast augmentation is a highly individualized procedure that will be intended to help you achieve the exact results you desire. With that in mind, you will work closely with our cosmetic surgeons to ultimately determine the appropriate size, type, and placement that is best for you based on your breast structure, body type, and overall goals.

If you’re considering breast augmentation, contact Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery at (515) 222-1111, through email at or by filling our online email form.

Why choose Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery to handle my breast augmentation procedure?

If you need a plastic surgeon in Des Moines, you certainly have some surgeons to choose from. How do you know who you can trust to perform a breast augmentation that will be to your liking? How do you know which surgeon is right for you? The fact remains that not all cosmetic surgeons are created equal. And, choosing the right surgeon is quintessential in receiving the breast augmentation results you want. These are some of the facts that set Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery apart:

Experience – Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery was founded in Des Moines in 2008; few firms in the area can claim to have received such widespread levels of acclaim in their first ten years. Each of our partners is highly skilled in many facets of cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries.

Client Satisfaction – At Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery it’s imperative that our clients have a comfortable, pleasant experience during their breast augmentation journey. We understand that clients have many questions regarding the surgery and we are committed to ensuring our clients feel comfortable, informed and prepared. Our experienced medical team has received excellent client testimonials of our beautiful results and compassionate approach to patient care.

Our award-winning team – The surgeons at Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery have earned national recognition for their procedures. The team are members of the Board of The American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, members of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, are Keller Funnel Certified, were awarded Patient’s Choice, Rated and Awarded by Patients and received a certificate of recognition in Cityview for Des Moines’ Finest. Dr. Bergman is Board Certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery by the American Association of Physicians Specialists and has fellowships from the International College of Surgeons, American Association of Medical Specialists and many more. Dr. Bergman has also been featured in Ladies Home Journal, The Boston Globe, ABC, and Inside Edition.

Reasons Our Des Moines Clients Pursue Breast Augmentation

The surgeons at Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery have performed thousands of breast augmentation procedures and have heard many different reasons for why women wish to pursue the surgery. These reasons can vary widely between women based on their specific circumstances. The following reasons for breast augmentation are familiar to many of our clients:

  • To improve self-image and self-confidence – Many women feel that a breast augmentation will enhance their overall image and can be a huge boost to their confidence. We are here to help you achieve the look you’ve always wanted, and we know you’ll be thrilled with the results.
  • To improve their volume after weight loss or pregnancy – After losing a substantial amount of weight, your body may show signs of the dramatic changes you’ve worked hard to achieve. Pregnancies can also impact the shape and firmness of the breasts. A breast augmentation will make the breasts fuller in appearance and will be sized to fit your body.
  • To achieve a higher degree of symmetry – It is not uncommon to have asymmetric breasts. A successful breast augmentation will work to create balance in both size and shape.
  • To reconstruct the breast after mastectomy – We understand how difficult it can be to regain confidence and self-esteem after a mastectomy. We have helped hundreds of women reconstruct their breast shape after breast cancer treatment.
  • To correct a congenital chest wall deformity – If you have pectus excavatum (sunken chest) or pectus carinatum  (pigeon chest), a breast augmentation will provide a softer appearance to the breasts and overall chest area.

Since breast augmentation will not correct sagging or pendulous breasts, a breast lift—or breast mastopexy—may be combined with a breast augmentation.

Frequently Asked Questions about Breast Augmentation

If you are considering breast augmentation for the first time, you likely have questions about the process and how it will work for your specific situation. We are happy to help answer any questions you have during a confidential consultation! We have also provided the answers to a few frequently asked questions below, so feel free to read more, and contact us if you would like to schedule a consultation with our team today at (515) 222-1111.

If I want to get a breast augmentation but need a breast lift also, will you be doing both procedures at the same time?

Since breast augmentation may not be able to correct sagging breasts or breasts that have lost their youthfulness and firmness, the breast lift (the breast mastopexy) can be combined with a breast augmentation. Our knowledgeable cosmetic surgery specialists team can work with you individually to come up with your personal and individualized plan so that both procedures can be done efficiently and successfully according to your goals. Our client satisfaction with our procedures is of the utmost importance.

How long would I have to wait after surgery to get a breast augmentation?

You would need to consult with our cosmetics surgery specialists team to determine the best time to get the breast augmentation procedure done so that it can comfortably fit in your timeline and with your overall goals. We want your procedure to be as stress-free as possible so that we can discuss your medical concerns regarding your recovery from your recent surgery. Our specialized team can work closely with you to come up with an ideal time for your breast augmentation procedure.

Do I qualify for breast augmentation surgery after quickly losing a significant amount of weight?

Our experienced team of cosmetic surgeons works with you individually to help you achieve your desired results. Cosmetic surgery involves determining the appropriate size, type, and placement that is best for you, according to your breast structure, body type, and overall goals. A member of our team can discuss an individualized plan with you and offer recommendations, based on the recovery time needed from your recent weight loss and your desire to get the breast augmentation soon.

Can a breast reduction help me feel proportional again after losing weight?

Our team of highly skilled breast reduction specialists can work together with you on an individualized plan to get back your ideal size and shape. The breast reduction surgery is performed to provide the patient with a smaller breast size and a more attractive contour that better fits their current overall body structure. We want you to feel as comfortable and confident as possible about your options. Any medical concerns that you may have regarding your recent weight loss can be fully addressed.

Consult with Our Des Moines Breast Augmentation Specialists

Whether you’re looking to improve the appearance of your breasts after a massive weight loss or if you’re just hoping to gain a renewed sense of confidence, a breast augmentation performed by one of our highly credentialed surgeons will take the guessing and worry away. We work tirelessly to ensure that our clients feel comfortable and well taken care of from the moment they enter our doors. At Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery, our Des Moines cosmetic surgery specialists take extraordinary care with every surgery they perform. During the operation, Dr. Bergman or Dr. Folkers will raise each patient to a more upright sitting position to further ensure that your breasts will be as perfectly symmetrical as they possibly can. If you’re looking to have breast augmentation surgery in Des Moines, Iowa contact the plastic surgeons at Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery today for a consultation. Call us at (515) 222-1111 to schedule a consultation with a member of our team.

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