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The Truth About Breast Enlargement Surgery

Last Updated: October 30, 2014 | Author: MPS Group

 

Breast enlargement surgery is a popular cosmetic procedure in Houston. It provides numerous benefits for a multitude of women and has helped them achieve their cosmetic objectives. The procedure improves the contour of your body by enhancing the volume and size of your breasts. The best way to find out if you are a good candidate for the surgery is to consult with a plastic surgeon. To make sure you receive the full benefits of the surgery, and that it is a safe procedure, you should engage the services of a reputable plastic surgeon, not just any MD. In general, the initial appointment is free, at which time the surgeon will determine if you are a viable candidate. They will also discuss the procedure with you, including risks and complications that may be involved.

 

breast enlargementThere is more than one type of procedure for breast enlargement. The most popular, and the one that everybody associates with breast augmentation surgery, are breast implants. There are two types that are commonly used. Saline and silicone. Both are FDA approved, and both have many benefits. Implants require an incision either under the bust, along the nipple, or under the armpit. The implants are then inserted through the incision. A second type of enlargement procedure is called fat transfer. This uses the patient’s own body fat harvested from other areas of the body. It is removed via liposuction and then sterilized and injected into the breast increasing volume.

 

The reasons for a breast enlargement procedure are many and varied, but there are three primary reasons that we will cover here. The first is diminished breast size due to weight loss. Losing and gaining weight can have an impact on your breasts. Losing weight can have a significant impact because the breast is made up of fatty tissues. Second, pregnancy and nursing can cause and a loss in volume, or sagging. Third, the size and shape of the breasts can be an issue. If they are asymmetrical or small, women often want them the to be the same shape, or enlarged.

A candidate for breast enlargement surgery  will be in good physical health, free from any serious illnesses such as cardiovascular problems or diabetes. She will also need to have realistic expectations regarding the surgery. A good method to help you set a goal is the before-and-after pictures of procedures done by your surgeon. This will give you an idea of your surgeon’s skill, and idea of what the results will look like.

 

Before any surgery is considered it is essential to find a skilled breast enlargement surgeon. It is a good idea to find a surgeon who is board-certified. Board certification ensures a higher level of training and skill. Be sure to ask your surgeon questions about any concerns you may have. If you are well informed about the procedure, you will make well informed decisions. The best way to find the truth about breast enlargement is consulting with a plastic surgeon.




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