Will I Have a Scar From Breast Augmentation?

Published on: February 23, 2015

There are many reasons a woman may be considering breast augmentation. For many, the procedure can be a way to achieve the appearance they’ve always wanted, to improve their self-confidence and sex appeal. For others, it may be in response to losing their breasts due to cancer or other medical reasons. Whatever the reason you’re considering breast augmentation, one question you may have is whether there will be a visual scar from the procedure.

New Innovations in Scar-Free Breast Augmentations

A breast augmentation involves inserting a breast implant behind or on top the breast muscle to change the size and shape of the breasts. Many silicone implants are inserted below the skin and on top of the muscle. Since only the skin is holding the implant in place, this procedure is more prone to sagging over time.

New innovations have created a more natural looking option, with less possibility of dropping or sagging of the implant and virtually no visible scar. Implants inserted behind the muscle have better support, without the bulging or drooping that can happen with other implant procedures. Additionally, experienced plastic surgeons have optimized the technique of creating a small incision in the areola, which can heal within 6-12 months to the point where there’s no visible scar.

Undergoing breast augmentation is a big decision, one that should be accompanied by research to find the best surgeon and technique for beautiful results. Take the time to find a cosmetic surgeon who has the experience to offer augmentation of the breasts without scarring or sagging that can occur in less competent hands. Ensuring you’re happy with the final results and have no need for future corrective procedures is well worth the time and effort.

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

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