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Choosing the Right Breast Implants for Your Needs

Published on April 20, 2017 by
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Have you ever wanted to improve the appearance of your breasts because they don’t look as appealing as you would like or they’re not as big as you want them to be? A great deal of women experience this, and often seek out ways to improve them. One of the best ways to do this is through a plastic surgery procedure known as breast augmentation.

Breast augmentation is one of the most sought after plastic surgery procedures in the world. It can help women all over achieve their ideal breast size and appearance, making them feel more confident and secure in their bodies.

What Are Breast Implants?

Breast implants are artificial additions inserted into the breasts to make them appear fuller, firmer, bigger, and more attractive. There are two types of implants available to women who undergo the procedure, saline and silicone implants.

Saline implants are silicone shells that are filled with sterile saline water. Saline implants are filled prior to being inserted into a woman’s breasts during surgery. The amount of saline water used to fill the implant depends on the goals of the patient.

Silicone gel implants are also silicone shells that are filled with a silicone gel. These implants feel more natural than their saline counterpart, but they have a higher chance rupturing and leaking.

Both kinds of implants come in a variety of sizes and textures, each with their own pros and cons, so it is up to you to decide on which type of implant to utilize. Your surgeon will explain the benefits of each and help you make a decision based on your needs and goals.

How to Choose the Right Breast Implant

There are a few important factors to consider while choosing the right breast implant for you. They include:

Your body type

You should choose the size of your breast implants according to your body type. If you have a very thin or lean body type you might want to think twice about enhancing your breast size as implants might make your breasts look disproportionate to the rest of your body. For subtle increases in lift, there are other procedures available such as the breast lift.

Your body shape

Having large breasts can add more stress to your shoulders and back, so choosing an implant size according to your body shape and size is highly important. Being aware of this can help limit any potential discomfort you experience in the future. If you choose the right size for you, you’ll be able to enhance your breasts and feel comfortable as well.

Age

As we age, our skin begins to lose elasticity and starts to sag. This is no different in the case of the breasts. The tend to lose their firmness with the progression of time and will begin to droop or sag at a later stage.

Other Factors to Consider While Choosing the Right Implants for You

If you want to enhance the appearance of your breasts and maintain a more natural feel, you should opt for silicone implants. If, however, you want a more reliable solutions, you should opt to utilize saline implants

When undergoing this procedure, you should make sure to work with an excellent plastic surgeon who is board certified and one who has experience performing the procedure and a history of achieving great results.

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Contact our office to schedule your complimentary consultation with Dr. Geoffrey Keyes, a double-board-certified plastic surgeon. With his help, you can achieve your goals and gain the body of your dreams.

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