At her Barrington, IL, practice, Dr. Renee Burke specializes in breast augmentation to help women feel more feminine, proportional, and confident. As a female plastic surgeon, Dr. Burke knows what a woman’s breasts can mean for her self-esteem and the way she carries herself.
The size and shape of your breasts are influenced by a number of different factors, from genetics to pregnancy to changes in your weight. Whether your breasts have endured changes throughout life, or they were never really the breasts you wanted, an augmentation can increase fullness and create more youthful, feminine contours. Dr. Burke’s goals for your breast augmentation are to create or restore balance and volume to help you attain your ideal breast shape and size.
Breast Augmentation Before & After Photos
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This is a young 28-year old woman who came to the office of Dr. Renee Burke looking to improve the aesthetic appearance of her breasts. This patient had no history of pregnancies or breast feeding, and simply desired to enlarge and contour her breasts. At her consultation, she did Vectra 3D Imaging, which allowed her to envision what she would look... Read More
This is a 5"3, 25-year old female weighing 133 lbs who consulted with Dr. Renee Burke for a breast augmentation procedure. Having no children and no future pregnancies planned at this point, this patient decided that this was an appropriate time to book a surgery. Certain in her goals, she came to Dr. Burke with her concerns and questions... Read More
This is a pleasant 23-year old female who came into the office of Dr. Renee Burke to consult about improving the aesthetic appearance of her breasts. She had no history of pregnancies, and was simply ready to increase the size of her breasts. She came in for her consultation where she spent time talking in depth with Dr. Burke about implants, procedure... Read More
This is a pleasant 25-year old woman who desired to enhance her breasts for aesthetic purposes. When she came into the Barrington office for a consultation, she expressed to Dr. Burke that she wanted to both increase her breasts in volume and enhance their shape. After 3D-Imaging was done and the patient was able to visualize... Read More
This is an active, 35-year old woman who came into Dr. Burke's office looking to improve the appearance of her breasts after having two children. Though she did not breast feed, she felt as though she could still improve her overall shape and also increase the volume of her breasts post-pregnancy. With no future pregnancies planned, she felt... Read More
This is a 25 year old female who came to Dr. Burke's office to consult about an increase in size to her breasts. This patient came in with a 32A cup size and desired a B cup size. Because she did not desire a dramatic increase in size, Dr. Burke took time to have a detailed discussion with the patient about the differences between... Read More
This is an active 42-year old female who came to Dr. Renee Burke's office looking to enhance multiple areas of the body. Originally she began with with SmartLipo to her thighs, flanks, and abdomen, but about two months post-operatively decided that she would like to augment her breasts. Confident in Dr. Burke and her surgical staff's... Read More
This is a very-active, 29-year old female who came into Dr. Burke's office looking to improve fullness in the upper poles of her breasts. Being that this patient was an athletic coach, and amongst that worked out 5-6 times per week, finding the right surgeon and right time to do this procedure was essential. This was something that the patient... Read More
This is a very active 29-year old female who came to the office of Dr. Renee Burke in order to improve the aesthetic appearance of her breasts. Working out is very important to the patient, and with working out comes the desire to want to enhance and improve all areas of the body. This patient was an advocate for body positivity and felt as though... Read More
This is a pleasant 42-year old patient who came into the office of Dr. Renee Burke looking to enhance the appearance of her breasts after multiple pregnancies. She came in for her consultation eager to discuss her options and found comfort in the many implant options that she had to choose from. Through discussion with Dr. Burke and Vectra 3D imaging,... Read More
This is a pleasant 23-year old patient who came into Dr. Burke's office to consult about breast augmentation surgery. This patient presented with a 32A cup size and desired a C cup size. Because she desired fullness and a rounder shape, Dr. Burke took time to have a detailed discussion with the patient about the differences between... Read More
This is a 34-year old mother of five children who came into the Barrington office of Dr. Renee Burke with concerns of abdominal laxity and small breasts after having children. After mildly breast feeding all five children and having no future pregnancies planned at the time of consultation, the patient decided that if she were to consider a surgical... Read More
This is a pleasant 34-year old mother of four children who came to Dr. Burke with concerns about the appearance of her breasts after her pregnancies. As a mother of two herself, Dr. Burke was able to understand the patient's concerns on a personal level, allowing her to create a personal bond with the patient understood only from mother-to-mother.... Read More
This is a 23-year old nurse who desired to enhance her breasts for aesthetic purposes. When she came into the Barrington office for a consultation, she expressed to Dr. Burke that she wanted to both increase her breasts in volume and shape. After 3D-Imaging was done and the patient was able to visualize the outcome of a breast... Read More
This is a 31-year old mother of three who came to the office of Dr. Renee Burke looking to increase the aesthetic appearance of her breasts after having her children. As a mother of two herself, Dr. Burke was able to empathize with the patient on a personal level, creating a personal bond with the patient understood only from mother-to-mother.... Read More
This is a 29-year old mother of one child who came to Dr. Burke's office to consult about an increase in size and improved appearance to her breasts. This patient came in with a A cup size and desired a D cup size. During pregnancy the mother's body goes through many physical changes; especially to the breasts. With Dr. Burke's extensive... Read More
This is a pleasant 24-year old woman who desired a small increase in volume for her breasts, as well as improvement to their shape. During her consultation, the different kinds of implants were discussed, and the patients vision of her breasts was brought to life with Vectra 3D Imaging. This patient has no history of pregnancies... Read More
This is a pleasant 24 year old woman who desired an extreme increase in volume for her breasts. The patient is 5"2 and weighs 98 lbs and she presented with a B cup and she desired a D cup. During her consultation, the placement of the implants was discussed with the patient and the decision was made to place the implant submuscularly. This... Read More
Breast augmentation is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures in the country, with hundreds of thousands of women benefiting from breast implants each year. Dr. Burke customizes breast augmentation procedures based on the unique goals of her patients. Your options involve the implants’ type, size, and profile, in addition to incision location and placement. This enables a mother to restore lost breast volume after pregnancy and breastfeeding; a breast cancer survivor to take back her feminine figure after a mastectomy; or a woman who has always had smaller breasts to achieve the fuller, curvier figure she has always wanted. Women who have had children may want to combine breast augmentation with body contouring procedures as part of mommy makeover surgery.
Most women want breast augmentation results that look and feel natural and these goals guide Dr. Burke when she creates surgical plans. Your consultation with Dr. Burke will help her to fully understand what it is you are hoping to accomplish with your procedure. She uses exact measurements and specific implant styles the two of you choose together to achieve a beautifully proportioned physique. She goes through the details of all your options—from choosing a size to deciding between different shapes and profiles—taking into account your unique breast anatomy, personal preference, and lifestyle to help make any recommendations.
The options available to you regarding your augmentation, include:
Implant size, shape, and profile
Meet Dr. Renee Burke
Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Burke creates exceptional results by combining the skill of an accomplished plastic surgeon with empathy and compassion.
Dr. Burke proudly offers women a wide selection of breast implants from Allergan® and Mentor®. These breast implants, all FDA approved, allow patients to achieve their own unique outcomes with different shape, projection, texture, and size options. Popular implants include:
Natrelle® INSPIRA and Classic implants are round and filled with silicone gel. Dr. Burke can customize your results based on the implants’ cohesiveness.
Natrelle® 410 implants are teardrop-shaped (also called shaped or anatomical) and filled with highly cohesive silicone gel.
Natrelle® Saline implants come in round and shaped, and are filled with sterile saltwater after placement.
MemoryShape® shaped implants and MemoryGel® round implants are both filled with cohesive silicone gel.
MemoryGel® Xtra are the most recent addition to the line of Mentor® breast implants. They are highly cohesive silicone gel implants.
Saline implants by Mentor are available in round and shaped. They are inserted empty and then filled with sterile saltwater to a volume that can be adjusted after placement.
Dr. Burke will work closely with you to help choose the right breast implant size, shape, and fill material for you.
What to Expect From Breast Augmentation Surgery
Dr. Burke uses today’s most current techniques in breast augmentation to ensure beautiful and natural looking results. She offers traditional incision locations, hidden under the breast or the edge of the areola (the pigmented skin surrounding the nipple). Additionally, Dr. Burke specializes in transaxillary breast augmentation, where the incision is concealed within a natural crease of the underarm region, avoiding any visible scars on the breast.
Your surgery with Dr. Burke will be performed under general anesthesia. Once your specified incision has been made, Dr. Burke will carefully place your chosen implants within a pocket created either above or beneath the pectoral muscle (this will also be determined during your consultation). Silicone implants are put in place pre-filled to your desired size.
For a quicker and more efficient procedure, Dr. Burke uses the Keller Funnel™. The Keller Funnel is an implant delivery device that allows for no-touch insertion of the implants into the breast.
Once Dr. Burke has achieved your desired results, your incisions are closed and any necessary dressings or surgical drains are put into place.
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Most women return home shortly after their surgery under the care of a loved one.
Dr. Burke generally recommends returning to light activities within a day or two of your augmentation and full activities within 2 to 3 weeks. You will notice fuller, younger-looking breasts almost immediately, with results only getting better as bruising, swelling, and incision lines continue to diminish as you heal. We love hearing the stories of our patients who have undergone breast augmentation–of how they spent hours at the mall trying on everything for their new body, their first time wearing a bikini, or the simple joy they felt when first seeing the full outcome of their procedure in the mirror.
Results are usually long-term; however, pregnancy, weight fluctuations, and natural aging may alter the shape of your breasts after augmentation.
“For years I dealt with being flat chested. I was never able to hold up a dress without having a super padded bra, and now with the help of Dr. Burke, I am able to hold up a dress. Just in time to start trying on wedding dresses.”
— hjk1291, RealSelf user
Schedule Your Consultation
Women considering breast augmentation travel from Schaumburg, Arlington Heights, and surrounding areas to have Dr. Burke perform their surgeries. Request a consultation using the online form to meet with Dr. Burke, or call our office at
(847) 382-4400 to schedule an appointment.
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