When you’re looking to change the size or shape of your breasts, an augmentation may deliver the results you are looking for. This procedure can restore or increase the size of your breasts after weight loss or pregnancy. It can also be done to help restore a more natural shape to your breasts, or eliminate any symmetrical issues.
To gain the desired results, our plastic surgeon will either utilize silicon implants or transfer fat from another part of the body. The methods utilized during your augmentation will depend on the current size and shape of your breasts as well as what you are trying to achieve. It can also depend on your age. Those who are 18 years or older can receive saline implants for the augmentation, however, you need to wait until you are at least 22 years old to receive silicone ones.
Before committing to breast augmentation, it’s important to understand what they can do. Having unrealistic expectations may leave you unhappy with the results of the procedure. Examples of what augmentations can help with include:
- Increase the fullness and projections of your breasts.
- Improve the balance of your breasts.
- Boost your self-image and confidence.
Women should note that a breast augmentation on its own will not help with severely drooping breasts. To correct this issue, our plastic surgeon may recommend receiving a breast lift operation.