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VECTRA® 3D Aesthetic Simulation

VECTRA 3D Imaging SystemWe use the advanced VECTRA 3D imaging system to provide our patients with the most complete education possible regarding their plastic surgery procedures. Using this system, we take a three dimensional photograph of the patient prior to surgery. Then, using VECTRA's software simulation tools, we can create 3D representations of how you could look after surgery. This allows you the opportunity to preview various surgical options, and decide on the procedure that best suits your personal goals.

VECTRA 3D is used for breast augmentations, breast lifts, body contouring, rhinoplasty, chin augmentations and more. The entire process takes only a few minutes, and you will have the opportunity to review the results during your initial consultation. At that time you can request alternative simulations to be sure you are comfortable with the recommended surgical plan.

What to Expect

1 Your VECTRA 3D simulation experience begins with a picture session in the doctor's office. This creates the starting point for your aesthetic consultation.

2 Using special simulation software on your 3D picture, your doctor will show you the possible results of the aesthetic procedures you may choose to have. You will be able to experiment with different looks until you find the one you want.

3 Once you have decided on the appearance you want, this simulation will provide a basis for your surgical plan. Because you have already seen the result, you can be confident in the outcome of the procedure.

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Actual Patient of Dr. Craig Colville: Breast Augmentation, 24 year old female, saline implants, 330cc
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Actual Patient of Dr. Craig Colville: Breast Augmentation, 40 year old female, style 15, 371cc
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Actual Patient of Dr. Craig Colville: Breast Augmentation, 36 year old female, 371cc
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Actual Patient of Dr. Craig Colville: Periareolar Mastopexy/Augmentation, 40 year old female, style 20, 325cc
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Frequently Asked Questions

Will I be able to see what different implants are best for me?

Yes. You will be able to see how you would look with different size and types of implants. You will also be able to see the possible benefits of a breast lift in conjunction with the augmentation.

How close will the simulated result be to the actual result?

Actual results will be very similar to the simulations. VECTRA simulations are based on the actual implants that your surgeon will use.

Will this software help my surgeon to see that my breasts are different sizes?

VECTRA software includes special tools to show the size and position of each breast. Breast "asymmetry" is very common, and VECTRA analysis helps your doctor develop a surgical plan which will compensate for it if necessary.

Am I a good candidate for breast augmentation surgery?

That is a decision you will make with your physician. VECTRA 3D can show you the possibilities of the procedure, but is not intended as a substitute for a medical consultation.

How much will my breast augmentation surgery cost?

That will depend on the type of procedure you choose, where it is performed and other factors. You should discuss costs with your doctor during the initial consultation.

Can my doctor show me where the scars will be?

Your doctor should be prepared to discuss the possibility of scarring or any other effects from the surgery.

We invite you to contact us online today, or call (419) 534-6551 to schedule your personal consultation with Dr. Craig Colville.

About the Technology

VECTRA 3D Simulation Technology

VECTRA 3D simulation technology that will be used by your doctor was developed by Canfield Imaging Systems, a division of Canfield Scientific, the leading provider of clinical imaging systems. Canfield specializes in photographic applications for aesthetic medicine, and their products are used in patient consultations by thousands of practitioners worldwide.

The VECTRA 3D Camera

The VECTRA 3D camera captures a three dimensional photograph of the subject. Using multiple cameras, it takes a number of pictures simultaneously from several different points of view. This is used to build a three dimensional virtual model of the subject.

Sculptor 3D Software

The three dimensional photograph is processed by Sculptor software to display the virtual model on a computer monitor. It can be rotated on the screen and viewed from almost any angle. The software then allows your doctor to apply simulation tools that change the size, shape and position of your breasts to achieve the desired appearance. Once you are satisfied with the result, your doctor will develop a surgical plan based on the changes you have made.

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Actual Patient of Dr. Colville
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Actual Patient of Dr. Craig Colville: Extended Body Lift, 62 year old female
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Actual Patient of Dr. Craig Colville: Facelift & Neck Lift w/ Autologous Fat Grafting
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Actual Patient of Dr. Craig Colville: Facelift, Neck Lift, Fat Grafting & TCA-peel
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Actual Patient of Dr. Craig Colville: JUVÉDERM (smile lines), JUVÉDERM VOLUMA™ XC (cheek and cheekbone), BOTOX®

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