Breast Enhancements Can Feel Empowering!

If you are not satisfied with the look or feel of your breasts you may be considering breast enhancements to help get your desired outcome. It’s a personal choice that many women have chosen to get in the past and many more will get in the future.

There are many different types of breast enhancement procedures and products to choose from when trying to get the breast look and feel that you want. Keep reading to find out more about common breast enhancement procedures and products.

Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is a very popular choice for those looking to change the look of their breasts. Breast augmentation can change the size of the breast, increase the fullness of the breast and elevate the breast. Breast augmentation can also be performed to reconstruct the breasts after surgery. Breast implants can be done as an inpatient or outpatient procedure. Patients are given general anesthesia during the procedure. The surgery is roughly two hours. The breasts are covered with gauze and will have drainage tubes. Patients are generally given medication for pain and swelling. Patients will have to take it easy for a generally 6 weeks after the procedure which may include avoiding heavy lifting and other similar activities. As with most medical procedures, there are risks involved with breast augmentation surgery. These risks include wound infection, pain, fluid accumulation, scarring, asymmetry, altered sensation and more. Breast augmentation is not a permanent solution as breast implants often have to be replaced over time.

Types of Implants

There are different types of breast implants including silicone and saline.

Silicone

Silicone implants are filled with a type of silicone gel. They provide a look and feel that resembles natural breasts. Those who wish to get silicone breast implants must be over 22 years old.

Saline

Saline implants are filled with salt water that has been sterilized. Saline implants are inserted into position and filled with salt water. Those who wish to get saline breast implants must be over 18 years old.

Breast augmentation is a big decision. Not only is breast augmentation expensive, it is a surgical procedure that will involve pain and a period of recovery. It is important if you are considering having breast augmentation done to research the procedure and what it entails. You should also research surgeons and plastic surgery clinics so that you can find one that will meet all of your needs and expectations. You should look for a surgeon and a clinic that has experience and a positive reputation. You should schedule a consultation to find out what exactly you can expect regarding the procedure and results. Make sure that you are prepared with all of your questions and concerns when you visit with the surgeon. The surgeon will give you advice and show you 3D renderings of what breast implant options and sizes may be best suited for your wants.

Breast Augmentation Cost

Breast augmentation costs varying depending on the type of implants being used, the facility and post-surgery care required. Other factors that may influence the cost include the state in which you are getting the procedure, the experience of the doctor and more. The average costs for breast implants in the United States is between $4000- $9,000.

Breast Lift

If you have saggy and flat breasts that you are unhappy with, a breast lift may be a good option for you. A breast lift is also known as mastopexy. A breast lift is a type of procedure done to restore the shape of the breasts to make them look perkier and firmer. It restores droopy and saggy breasts to help the breasts look rounder and lifted. During a breast lift procedure, excess skin around the breast tissue is removed. The breast tissue is then reshaped, and the nipples are recentered. If the nipples have become stretched or enlarged, the nipples may also be resized to look better. There are a variety of types of breast lifts including a crescent lift, periareolar lift, lollipop lift and anchor lift.  A breast lift is a good option for women that have saggy or droopy breasts due to significant weight loss, breast size changes during pregnancy, breastfeeding and more. A breast lift surgery is typically done on an outpatient basis.

If you are considering a breast lift it is important to do your homework. You should also be realistic about your expectations. You should look for a reputable clinic that has lots of experience doing breast lifts. The surgeon should be able to show you examples of their work. You should also look for a clinic that is clean, informative and has good reviews. You should then schedule a consultation with the clinic you have decided would be a good fit to determine if you are a good candidate for the procedure and what the procedure would be like at their clinic.

Breast Lift Cost

The cost of a breast lift depends on a variety of factors including the type of breast lift being done, medication required, medical tests required, the clinic, the state, and the recovery care required. The average of costs of a breast lift range between $4,000- $7,000.