Breast augmentation is the most popular breast augmentation procedure to date, which means many women considering the procedure have questions! There are many factors that patients should be aware of before booking a surgery date. We have compiled the most important things you should consider before a breast augmentation.
Choosing Implants or Fat Transfer
Breast augmentation can be achieved using breast implants or fat transfer. While breast implants are placed into the breast pocket, fat transfer uses the patient’s own fat from other areas of the body to augment the breasts. The best breast augmentation technique that is right for you will depend on your individual anatomy and desired results.
Breast Augmentation Cannot Address Sagging Breasts
A breast augmentation can increase the size of the breasts, but I cannot lift the breasts or correct sagging breasts. This can only be achieved through a breast lift. Breast lifts tighten the tissue and remove any excess skin for a perkier breast position. A breast lift can often be combined with a breast augmentation for a total breast rejuvenation.
Replacement of Breast Implants
Breast implants are not lifelong devices. Rather, they can usually last for about 10 years before they need to be replaced. Patients with breast implants should receive regular checkups and perform self-checks to ensure that their implants are still intact.
Personalizing your Surgery
Patients can choose from many different implant types, including round or teardrop, and smooth or textured. There are also different implant sizes, as well as different incision locations. These details can be discussed during your consultation with Dr. Cruise.
If you are interested in learning more about breast surgery in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, or Newport Beach, contact our office today.