Posted on 08 May 2017
YOU’VE PROBABLY BEEN GIVING BREAST AUGMENTATION SURGERY A LOT OF THOUGHT FOR A VERY LONG TIME., MAYBE YOU’RE CONSIDERING A SIZE CHANGE OR PERHAPS A REDUCTION IN SIZE. IT SOUNDS PRETTY FANTASTIC, BUT JUST LIKE MOST THINGS IN LIFE, YOU NEED TO BE INFORMED AND HAVE REASONABLE EXPECTATIONS BEFORE MOVING FORWARD.
A few years ago, saline was the most popular type of breast implant because of fear of the controversy regarding silicone implants. Those fears have been relieved, as silicone implant research has deemed them perfectly safe. Today most women choose silicone over saline because they feel silicone has a more natural look and feel.
Which type of implant you decide on is a decision made with your surgeon and will be based on your anatomy and expectations.
Generally speaking, breast implants last between 10 and 15 years. So, depending on the age you have surgery, you may be looking at a few surgeries in your lifetime. A point to consider.
How long a breast reduction lasts depends on your breasts. There are three types of breast tissue: fatty, fibrous and glandular and for most women, developing fibrous or glandular tissue after surgery is highly improbable. So, a breast reduction surgery is likely to last a lifetime.
The surgeon will choose, with your input and anatomy type, the correct technique for you. He will make the incision and insert the implant in one of three places:
- Around the nipple
- Under the arm
- In the crease of your breast
The technique will depend on the type of implant you choose, your anatomy along with your personal preference.
Ultimately, the results achieved and your level of satisfaction will be directly related to the physician you choose. Find a board certified plastic surgeon that has experience and is highly regarded in the community. It is not unique for women to “interview” the breast augmentation doctor during your consultation. Find out if you will work well together in this collaboration.
Breast augmentation is not a surgery to be considered lightly, and we invite you to do your research, talk with people, and be aware of your expectations. Please schedule a consultation with Salem Breast Surgeon Dr. Keith Neaman today, and he can help you decide if you’re an ideal candidate – 844-338-5445.
Dr. Keith Neaman
Dr. Neaman is a board-certified plastic surgeon that specializes in surgical body contouring. He prides himself on being on the cutting edge of plastic surgery. He takes an informative approach to each consultation, and through open dialogue and communication, he helps his patients decide on a treatment plan that meets their needs.