All You Need to Know About Breast Augmentation

By: mommymakeover

Breast augmentation is a procedure of resizing the breast. In fact, it is a surgical process to improve the shape and size of a woman's breast and also helps in the process of enhancing the women's body contour either for personal reason or for the purpose of attracting the opposite sex. It is also performed after pregnancy to correct the breast contraction which is generally caused due breast feeding. There are two types of breast implantation methods are practiced which gives patients the assured results known as silicone-filled and saline-filled.. They come in various sizes and shapes. Saline-filled implants are silicone shells filled with sterile salt water (saline). In this process, a silicone shell of rubber which is filled with saline liquid properly sterilized is implanted into the breasts. Then next type of process is silicone gel shell. Silicone-filled implants are silicone shells filled with a plastic gel (silicone) is implanted into the breasts.

Usually breast augmentation surgery is performed under general anesthesia. Mostly breast augmentation surgery requires an hour to two to complete. Though the incisions are closed using stitches, bandages, tape, and gauze may be applied for support and to assist with healing. As like many other cosmetic procedures, the cost for breast augmentation also depends on the various factors such as type of implantation one opts for, surgeon, city and more. Typically, the surgery ranges anywhere from $5,000 to $10,000. Since it is a cosmetic procedure, health insurance usually doesn't cover breast augmentation.

Every year, thousands of women undergo successful breast augmentation surgery; however, anyone considering surgery should be aware of both the pros and cons involved in it. Usually you will have an initial consultation with your plastic surgeon prior to your breast augmentation surgery. During this consultation discuss all the pros and cons of breast augmentation to know what you would receive after the completion of procedure.

Breast augmentation helps in adding self-confidence in one's personality. Since breast augmentation is generally a women's issue, it helps to enhance the look of the women. Generally good looking and healthy breasts is considered as a femininity symbol. For these reason, many women’s opt for breast augmentation in order to get a perfect shape and size to the breasts. Anyone who wants to enhance body contour, to correct loss of breast volume following pregnancy, to make their breasts into perfect shape, and for other reasons can opt for breast augmentation.

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Talk to your doctor about breast augmentation to find out if this is a good option for you and get the perfect shape for your breast.

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