Plastic Surgery Procedures

Breast Augmentation Surgery

Breast augmentation surgery, a plastic surgery procedure to enhance or augment your breast size using breast implants is becoming a popular procedure among women. Breast implants are available using saline or silicone gel and available for females at least 18 years of age. Breast augmentation surgeons are able to increase a woman's bust line by one or more bra cup sizes.

Breast augmentations are becoming a popular option among women of all ages due to the advances in surgical technique and technology in improving physical appearance. The choice to have breast augmentation may result in a better proportioned figure and may increase your self-confidence and self-esteem.


Breast Augmentation Questions

Daily decisions are made that affect and influence the way you live. Some decisions depend on the moment, like the clothes, hairstyle or fragrance you'll wear today. Other personal decisions are deeply significant, because they have an effect how you feel about yourself as a woman, and how other individuals perceive you. Breast augmentation offers a unique option to scientifically "customize" the shape and form of the bust instead of just bra size. You may want to put on an outfit which reveals more cleavage, alter your wardrobe style, or merely produce the correct or appropriate balance between your bust and hips.

Who is the Best Candidate for breast augmentation?

Breast augmentation is a form of plastic surgery for women who wish to increase the size of their chest. In many circumstances the woman wishing to go through augmentation surgery feels her current size or measurement is too small or disproportionate to her specific body type. Augmentation surgery is regarded as an aesthetic surgical procedure ( elective ) that typically occurs with females who have not been happy with her final chest development size reached after puberty. In some situations poor symmetry is also a reason for undergoing surgery. Women who have lost a considerable amount of weight or have had pregnancies may feel their chest size has shrunken and they would like to restore their size and shape through breast augmentation. In some cases a lift may be recommended by your plastic surgeon along with implant surgery. Continue reading about candidates for augmentation surgery.

How is a Breast Augmentation Surgery Performed?

Breast augmentation is an outpatient plastic surgery procedure that is performed under general anesthesia. Saline filled implants allow for a smaller incision compared to silicone gel implants. The incision is often less than just one inch. There are several possible incision sites: underneath the breast, lower edge of the areola, in the armpit and also via the belly button. After the incisions are made your breast augmentation dr creates a pocket, either on top of the pectoral muscle or beneath, and inserts the implant.

What is the Cost of Breast Augmentation

Determing the cost of a breast augmentation.
1. Location - Outpatient plastic surgery center vs plastic surgeon's operating suite.
2. Fees - Plastic surgeon fees and an additional fee for the anesthesiologist.
3. Implant - Saline vs Silicone

If you have questions about having breast augmentation this site will give you a basic understanding of the cosmetic plastic surgery procedure--who it can help, how it's performed, and what results you can expect. Please consult your augmentation dr about the use of saline breast implants or silicone breast implants for augmentation surgery.


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