Breast Augmentation Surgery
Breast augmentation surgery is an aesthetical procedure done to enlarge breasts and to get rid of the saggy appearance. Voluminous breasts are found aesthetically pleasing and attractive and many women want to have them. Breast augmentation surgery can be the perfect fit for patients that have saggy breasts due to breastfeeding and rapid weight gain or lose. In large part of breast augmentation surgeries, silicone or physiological serum (saline) based implants are used. When done under right circumstances and by an experinced and expert surgeon breast augmentation surgery can provide natural results.
What Is Breast Augmentation Surgery Done For?
The main purpose of breast augmentation surgery is to enlarge breasts making them look attention drawing, more attractive and proportional. Breast augmentation surgery has 3 main purposes:
- To make small breasts bigger and more voluminous
- To make asymmetrical breasts proportional, getting rid of the size or shape differences between two breasts.
- To lift breasts that have become saggy due to various reasons
Are You A Suitable Candidate for Breast Augmentation Surgery? Who Can Get Breast Augmentation Surgery?
Breast augmentation surgery is a frequently preferred aesthetic procedure by many. Having small breasts may have an effect on clothing preferences. Also because breast size has a huge effect on body proportions it can negatively influence body image and can lead to confidence problems. To permanently solve these problems patients can benefit from aesthetic applications that use breast implants. Breast augmentation surgery can be done on anyone:
- Physically healthy and has no illnesses that may interfere with surgey or anesthesia.
- Over the age of 20
- With real requests and expectations
- Patients with deformed or saggy breasts
- Patients that think they have small breasts and wish to have larger breasts
- Patients that have shape or size differences between breasts
How is Breast Augmentation Surgery Done?
Breast augmentation with implants (prosthetics) is a frequently performed in the present day. At this method a pocket is formed pulling away the breast tissue. Then silicone or physiologic serum based implant is placed into this pocket. Breast augmentation surgery can be done with four different types of incisions:
- Under arms
- Over the folding line under breasts
- Around areola
- Stomach area
*Breast augmentation can be done without implants using patients own fat tissue. Fatty tissue is removed from areas like legs,hips,waist that fat tends to accumulate and then it is injected to breasts. His surgery is also done under general anesthesia like breast augmentation surgery with implants so patients do not feel any pain during procedure.
Types of Breast Implants and How to Pick The Best One For You
There are two main types of breast implants. These are round and teardrop implants.
Round Implants: These are implants that have the same vertical and horizontal diameters. They can provide a more volumnious and attactrive apperance.
Teardrop Implants: These implants have a longer vertical diameter, making them closer to natural breast shape.Therefore teardrop implants can provide a more natural look.
Silicone implants can have a textured or smooth surface. Implants can also be manufactured in different metarials and can vary regarding structure or substance. Nowadays the most commonly used implants are made of silicone. Implants made of physiologic serum are also available.
When deciding what type of implant to use patients weight, body and breast type, and expectations should be taken into consideration. Any type of implants can provide a satisfying natural results. During the breast augmention surgery process the expactations of the patients are listened and the type of implants to be used are decided with the surgeon.
Does Breast Augmentation Surgery Leave a Mark?
Like all surgical operations breast augmentation surgery can leave faded marks at the operated area. This can change depending on the implant and the size of the incision. The scars fade with time and blend in with the skin. Patients can expect to see a very faded scar that is unnoticable to the eye about 6 months to 1 year after the surgery.
Can You Breastfeed After Breast Augmentation Surgery?
The idea of breastfeeding being negatively effected after breast augmentation is untrue. When implants are being placed to the breast milk glands are not harmed therefore breastfeeding is not effected by the surgery or the implants.
How Long Do The Effect of Breast Augmentation Surgery Last?
In the past implants used in breast augmentation surgeries were lasting for 15-20 years. But implants used today last for life preserving the aesthetic apperance and increasing patient satisfaction. Depending on the demands of the patients, implants can be removed or renewed.
Does Breast Augmentation Surgery Provide Natural Results?
Thanks to modern day medicine and the oppurtinities it provides natural looking breasts. Many patients may think they will have extremely large and synethic looking breasts after surgery. But with correct method and an experienced doctor breast augmentation surgery can provide natural results. Satisfying results can be easily achieved when your doctor understands your expectations and the implants that are proportional with your body are chosen.