Helpful Facts About Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation, also known as augmentation mammoplasty, is a surgical procedure performed to enhance the size and shape of a woman’s breasts. There are many reasons a woman will seek breast augmentation and a variety of desired end results. Our professionals have the experience and expertise to answer all of a prospective patient’s questions. We are ready to work together with you to achieve the desired results.

Why Do Women Choose Breast Augmentation?

Some women seek breast augmentation because they desire a fuller figure. For others, it is a desire to regain a more youthful shape after weight loss or breastfeeding have led to sagging breasts. For women who have undergone breast reconstruction, breast augmentation is the way to achieve a more natural figure. The procedure also can equalize breast size for women who have asymmetrical breasts. It also is a treatment for restoring breast shape for women who have undergone breast surgery or otherwise been disfigured.

What Options Are Available?

Breast augmentation techniques involve inserting an implant which may be filled with saline or silicone. The surgeon will have options for the location of the insertion in the breast. There are different shape options, like round and teardrop. The round shape is popular with women who want cleavage, fullness and substantial lift. The teardrop shape is preferred by women who want a more natural-looking shape and lift.

What Makes Someone a Good Candidate for Breast Augmentation?

Manage Expectations
A consultation with a plastic surgeon is the starting point for a personalized assessment. During the consultation, you will learn what will work best for your individual body type and the end result you desire. Sometimes ,people’s expectations exceed what is possible. Knowing what to expect will help you decide if this is a good choice. Realistic expectations will help assure positive outcomes.

Stable Body Weight
The patient should be physically mature. The patient should be at a weight they plan to maintain. A person who has lost considerable weight may be directed to wait until they are at a stable weight. It isn’t necessary to be at your lowest weight, but you should be at a sustainable weight that makes you feel comfortable.

Follow Directions
Following the plastic surgeon’s directions will help assure a successful outcome.

Professional Consultation is Important

Consulting an experienced professional is important to help you decide if breast augmentation is right for you. Talk to the professionals at The Bougainvillea Clinique for all the information and advice you need. Contact us today to book your appointment at our office in Winter Park!

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