Breast Augmentation Active-Subfascial Breast Implant

Less pain, faster recovery Laprin’s subfascial breast augmentation

“Breast augmentation with less restriction on movements

Active subfacial breast augmentation, unlike conventional breast augmentation,
is one of unique technique in Korea which inserts a subfascial implant for minor discomfort,
shorten recovery period and most natural breast shape and movement.

  • Duration

    About 2 hr

  • Anesthesia

    General Anesthesia

  • Hospitalization

    About 1 day

  • Clinic visit

    2~3 times


Top reasons women hesitate to get breast augmentation

  • Fear of surgery
  • Long recovery period
  • Post-operative pain
  • Looking unnatural
  • Worry about post-operative scars


No more worry with Active subfacial breast augmentation

  • Safe
  • Less pain
  • Short recovery period
  • Scar free
  • Natural look and feel


Following exercises are possible only after 7 days!

  • Raising your hands
    above your head

  • Lifting more than
    10 Pounds (4.5kg)

  • Bend forward to
    exercise the lower body

Why LaPrin


Why it is possible to return to daily activities
so fast with Subfascial Breast Augmentation:

During the Subfascial breast augmentation operation,
only a strong and thin layer (2mm) of fascia is cut.
Then, the implant is inserted in the space between the muscle and the fascia.

Insert the implant in the space between the fascia and muscle
Since there is no rotation or position shifting to the movement of the muscles,
it is possible to return to the daily activities such as raising and lowering of the arm,
lifting heavy objects and light exercising, immediately after the surgery.


From consultation to surgery
Specialist team dedicated to breast shaping,
dedicated specialist team of mastoplasty

For safer and scientific surgery of chest area which is
fundamental basis of human body[ is basis of life support],
it is essential to have specialized medical staff with in-depth medical knowledge.


Don’t worrying about capsular contracture

Reoperation due to capsular contracture is
very difficult and the risk is very high with long operation time.
On top of it, It has painful recovery period which is
among many factors that makes many patients to be hesitant to have breast augmentation.
Laprin provides preventive capsular contracture treatment system to
avoid reoperation and to improve the shape and texture of the breast.

  • Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy

    apply to thick and unevenly
    developed bio-film for
    capsular contracture Therapy

  • Dual-wavelength ultrasound treatment

    High-density ultrasound (LDM) treatment to
    hardened tissues

  • Stem cell therapy

    Injection of autologous stem cells and
    growth factors into the excess muscle and
    nonvascular tissues that are the
    main cause of the capsular contracture


Scientific Challenge to ScarZero
[Scar Care Program]

A special post-operative program to address your anxieties on scars.
Combination of treatments including stem cell treatment in conjunction with
dermatology to reduce scarring after surgery.

  • Stem cell procedure for scar prevention

    autologous stem cells are implanted at the
    incision site to reduce the chance of scarring.

  • Stem cell procedure for scar prevention

    autologous stem cells are implanted at the
    incision site to reduce the chance of scarring.


  • A. The subfacial breast augmentation is the most recent breast reconstruction method developed by Dr. Ruth Graf,
    the head of the Brazilian Breast Surgery, in 2004. It is the latest method of breast surgery that
    utilizes both the advantages of submammary implantation and intramusclar implantation.

    It basically inserts the implant above the breast muscles and between the fascia, tissue that stabilizes
    and separate surrounding muscles, and muscular fat tissue.

    It requires highly skillful surgeons to perform the delicate and
    complex fascia separation compared to conventional methods used in other hospitals.

    Conventional intramuscular implantation has a shorter operation time compared to subfascial implantation but,
    while there may be some variance between hospitals,
    there are cases where the separation is performed with a simple blunt (dull) dissection.

  • A. It is patient friendly technique. In the case of the usual intramuscular insertion method,
    resection the lower part of the breast muscle was inevitably for muscle separation. Not only that,
    for 1 to 2 weeks after surgery, sternum (rib) under the breast muscles will be inflamed,
    accompanied by pain due to surgical hemorrhaging and damaging from surgical instruments which are the two most common causes of severe pain This results in a long recovery period and discomfort.
    Subfascial implantation does not require a surgical procedure that causes these two pains,
    resulting in only a mild discomfort similar to muscle aches after straining exercise and a short recovery period.

    Furthermore, overall breast shape is very natural and
    good surgical results are obtained even for moderate to severely sagging breast

    For those who have very poor or thin breast tissues, we use the intramuscular implantation method (double plane method).
    However, we do not recommend intramuscular implantation for those who are suitable for subfascial implantation

  • A. Assuming that the surgery went well without any complications, no inflammation/hemorrhage/tissue damage,
    body reacts to the inserted implant by surrounding it with bio-film (a kind of scar tissue).
    Typical silicone or smoothed implants causes bio-film to form fibrous tissues (hard and tough).
    And the thicker the fibrous tissue are, harder and more rigid the breast becomes.
    Amount of fibrous film formation determines the texture of the breast implant.

    Microthane implants made up of polyurethane coating prevents fibrous film formation around the
    implant compared to silicone or smoothed implants.
    This completely different kind of film formation is witnessed via the result of a very soft breast.

  • A. In general, breast augmentation by intramuscular implantation may cause complications such as the rotation
    of the water drop implants due to the movement of the muscles and shifting of the implant position to up, down,
    or lower side due to the contraction of the muscle.
    This can result in unnatural breast shape and hence they recommend patients to
    limit the muscle movement until the implant is fully anchored.

    In contrast, subfascial implantation is not affected by the muscles movement during the exercise,
    so you can move your arms freely after the surgery.

  • A. Our body feels pain thru sensory nerves. Post-operative pain is caused by inflamed tissues during
    it’s healing process in the first week of the surgery

    Generally the intensity of pain tends to be greater when it comes from the internal organs and
    pain from inflammation is least severe. In the case of breast surgery by intramusclar implantation,
    inflammation of the sternum (rib) underneath the muscle is inevitable and the resulting pain may be similar to a rib fracture.

    Our subfascial implantation does not cause inflammation of the sternum,
    resulting in only a mild discomfort similar to muscle aches after exercising.

  • A. After the breast surgery, most common cause for unnatural or deformed shape is due to capsular contracture or
    rotation and shifting of the implant. Also, it is possible that appropriate shape and
    size of the implant was not selected for the individual. Conversely, if you do not have any of these side effects,
    you can have a natural looking breast.

  • A. All three implants are silicone-based, and the tissue reaction is similar when inserted into our body.
    Overall shape and texture of the breast after surgery depends on the
    formation of a fibrous tissue around the silicone textured implant.

    For silicone-textured implants, the rate of occurrence of capsular contracture is similar and
    occurrence rate of grade 2 or higher is usually about 15-20%. In addition,
    research papers show that re-operation due to cosmetic reasons varies from
    35 to 40% within 10 years after surgery with some variance.

  • A. The microthane breast implant is completely different from the conventional silicone-based breast implant,
    resulting in a significantly lower rate of capsular contracture. According to the survey,
    although there are slight differences, only 1-3% is reported to have suffered from capsular contracture.

    From October, 2017 to January, 2019, we conducted a survey on 150 patients who underwent microthane subfascial breast augmentation.
    We found more than 90% of patients were very satisfied with the outcome in terms of breast shape and size.
    There was no case of grade 2 or higher capsular contracture occurrence or deformity due to implant rotation.

    Among the 150 patients, 65 patients who used different types of implant had
    reoperation due occurrence of capsular contracture, implant rupture, or shifted position from their first.
    These 65 patients had re-operation using microthane implant in various sizes ranging from 240 to 390cc, with average being 310cc.

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