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Surgical breast augmentation has provided millions of women with natural looking breasts, often restoring confidence to women who have had mastectomies because of breast cancer. Both silicone and saline implants, which have been approved by the FDA, help to either reconstruct breasts or augment them to increase breast size. While surgical breast augmentation might seem like the miracle cure to a mastectomy or sagging breasts, there are some risks that might deter patients from having breast implants put in.
Capsular contracture occurs when the tissue around the breast begins to harden around the implant. This tightens the breast tissue, sometimes squeezing the implant. This often causes pain and discomfort around the breast. The FDA reports that while the
Recovery from breast implants today is quicker, easier and as painless as ever. This may have to do with the number of women undergoing breast lift procedures skyrocketing 69% from 2000 to 2012. Moreover, the different types of more authentic feeling implants and more safer options has also changed the overall reception to breast implant surgery.
Those seeking breast augmentation facts should first seek breast augmentation consultation. And should know, as with any surgery, there are risks associated with breast augmentation, all of which you will be informed before you agree to the procedure. The Continue Reading No Comments
In a world where appearance matters more than we might like it to, it is no surprise that more than 290,000 breast implant surgeries were performed in 2013. For varying reasons, such as ptosis (sagging breasts), mastectomy, and self-confidence issues, women continue to seek the help of cosmetic surgeons to enhance and restore more youthful looking breasts, either through breast lift procedures, or more popularly, breast implants.
Over the years, two particular type of breast implants have become the staple — silicone and saline. Breast augmentation doctors use silicone when patients want an implant that feels more like natural human breast tissue. A silicone implant is filled with a thick silicone gel that has a sticky consistency. The resulting implants can look and feel like real
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