What You Need To Know About Breast Implants?

  Posted on June 25, 2013   Last updated on October 30, 2014 |   

Breast augmentation is perhaps the most popular surgery in the United States. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (plasticsurgery.org) there were 286,000 procedures performed in 2012. Houston has had its fair share of the procedures. We have a large population of discerning women who desire to look their best. If you are concerned about an imbalance in your breast size or would like to enhance your figure, or perhaps have had an invasive surgery and are seeking reconstructive enhancement, then breast implants are a solution. When you decide to have breast enhancement surgery two types of breast implants are most commonly used. They are silicone implants and saline implants.

These implants consist of a solid rubber shell. Either silicone gel or saline solution (sterile salt water) is used to fill the implant. Both types of breast implants have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as safe to use. They have been meticulously studied and tested, and independently reviewed by physicians. Breast implants come in an assortment of sizes and shapes. This enables your surgeon to choose the exact implants to provide your desired breast size. Implants have a long history of use and many thousands of women have had the procedure performed and have a high ratio of satisfaction. To read more about breast implants click here.

The benefits of breast implants are many. The surgery creates a change for the better in your shape and profile. The new look can increase your self-esteem and have a positive effect on the way you are regarded by your friends and colleagues. Your wardrobe options will increase. From blouses to swimwear you can enjoy apparel that will flatter your new look. Deciding to have the procedure is an important step towards feeling better about yourself and in the end that is what is most important.

Breast implants surgery in Houston is a medical procedure requiring highly developed surgical skill. It is a safe procedure but there are risks involved as there are with any surgery. You surgeon will cover the risks and the benefits prior to the procedure. The surgery is very involved so you should make sure to use a board-certified plastic surgeon. It is of vital importance to find a cosmetic surgeon who is familiar with all features of breast enhancement procedures.

If you are considering implants or would like more information about the procedure, please visit the Memorial Plastic Surgery web site or contact us to schedule an appointment with Dr. Patrick Hsu. Dr. Hsu is a board certified plastic surgeon that specializes in all aspects of cosmetic and reconstruction surgery. Our surgery center provides cosmetic and reconstruction services to Houston and the surrounding areas. The emphasis is on patient care and satisfaction. Dr. Hsu’s objective is to provide you with the size breasts you desire while making make sure your enhancement is as natural in appearance as possible.


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