Breasts are an important part of their shape for many women. They can help to create a feeling of femininity and boost confidence and self-esteem. However, despite varying results, studies indisputably show that a large percentage of women are unhappy with the size of their breasts.
Cosmetic surgery to change one’s appearance is now more affordable and accessible than ever before, and it comes as little to surprise that breast augmentation is very high on many women’s wish lists. Around 400,000 women in the U.S. undergo the procedure every year, making it the second most popular cosmetic surgery procedure after liposuction.
What is breast augmentation?
Also known as augmentation mammoplasty, breast augmentation is a surgical procedure that enhances the size, shape and overall appearance of a woman’s breasts using implants.
Types of breast implants
There are two main varieties of implants used in breast augmentation surgery.
Although there has been a lot of concern and controversy over the use of silicone implants in breast augmentations, new silicone implants have
Saline implants are a popular alternative to silicone. They arrive and
Am I a suitable candidate for breast augmentation?
To assess your candidacy for a breast augmentation, it will be necessary for you to attend an appointment with Dr.
However, most women who pursue breast augmentation do so because they feel:
- that their breasts are too small for their bodies.
- that her upper and lower body aren’t in proportion with one another.
- have breasts that are asymmetrical.
- have lost the fullness in their breasts because of weight loss, pregnancy or breastfeeding.
How do I know which is the right implant size for me?
Choosing the right size implant is imperative and Dr.
Are there any risks associated with breast augmentation?
All surgical procedures carry some element of risk. However, breast augmentation carries a very high success rate and many patients find that complications are minimal. If any side effects