Common Questions About Breast Augmentation

Published on: April 10, 2016

One of the most popular plastic surgery procedures is breast augmentation. Whether the procedure is used to create larger, fuller breasts, or help reshape or lift breasts as they begin to age, a breast augmentation can make a noted difference in your appearance. However, even though thousands of these surgeries are done every week, it is still a major decision to decide whether this is the right choice for you. Here are a few common questions and answers about this procedure.

What Type of Breast Implant Is Best?

The most common options in breast implants are silicone and saline. Both have their merits and can create larger, fuller breasts. However, the one that will be best for you depends on the look and feel you are looking for. Your plastic surgeon can discuss the pros and cons of each for your needs.

How Long Will My Implants Last?

Breast implants can last for decades and continue to look great when placed with the proper muscle support. However, implants added directly under the skin on top of muscle have a higher risk of sagging with time. Talk to your surgeon about sub muscular placement for your implants for longer lasting implants.

Will the Surgery Scar Be Noticeable?

Many women are concerned whether they will have a scar from their breast augmentation. New techniques can allow for the scar to be nearly invisible. If scarring is a concern, discuss invisible scar techniques with your surgeon for the best results.

As with any surgical procedure, you want a surgeon that is experienced and recognized for their qualifications in performing breast augmentations. Make sure you choose a plastic surgeon that specializes in breast augmentation with many years of experience in the field.

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Atlanta Plastic Surgery Specialists, P.C.
2001 Peacthree Road #630
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 355-3566

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