Breast augmentation is among one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries women seek. There are many reasons women consider having breast augmentations. Proportion, perkiness, and size or shape of your breasts, are all reasons you may have considered breast augmentation surgery. It is not uncommon for women who have uneven, small, sagging, or underdeveloped breasts to feel somewhat self-conscious about their shape and overall appearance. Breasts may have gotten smaller as a result of weight loss or pregnancy or breast feeding, or perhaps you just do not have the look you desire, you could benefit from this cosmetic surgery.
Breast augmentation may be the perfect solution for you. It is one of most demandable plastic surgery procedures in the United States and is desired by women among all ages. To undergo this surgery, you must be at least 18 years or older. There is no right or wrong age to have this procedure done.
At Breazeale Clinic we do understand that the decision to have a breast augmentation is a large one. That is why we offer an opportunity to use our Vectra Imaging System that generates a 3D model of yourself for a “try before you buy”.
Undergoing this surgery is about more than just improving your appearance. Women say they felt many more additional benefits such as greater self-esteem and professional or social opportunities. According to Belle Medical, research found that 98% of women who had undergone breast augmentation surgery say results were either met or exceeded their expectations.
At our clinic we know that the desire to make a change for the better is a natural one, and we understand that physical changes are linked to mental and emotional changes. If you are wanting to talk more about the benefits of breast augmentation surgery, Breazeale Clinic in Knoxville, TN welcomes you to contact us today!
What Is Breast Augmentation Surgery?
Breast augmentation or also known as augmentation mammoplasty is a surgery performed in order to increase breast size. The procedure involves placing breast implants under the breast tissue or chest muscles.
For some women this can serve as a confidence booster and for other women it can help rebuild their breasts for various conditions. Whatever your reason for seeking breast surgery, there are lots of benefits to having it done.
It is a very short and quick procedure that has a high success rate. The surgeon will cut the skin in a certain place. This will be where the two of you discussed was best for the incision to go. Typically either below the breast or at the bottom of the areola. They will then dissect out a small pocket underneath of the breast and position the implant. It will then be stitched up and covered with a dressing. After all goes smoothly for about 2 hours, you will be on your way to recovery after your surgery!
5 Benefits of Breast Augmentation Surgery
Women considering undergoing breast augmentation surgery are probably curious about some of the major benefits. There are lots of them that we have found. There are more than just these 5, but here is a short list of some of the most common benefits of breast augmentation surgery.
1. Enhanced Appearance
The most commonly told benefit of breast surgery is that it helps improve the appearance of the patient’s breasts crucially. Many consider this procedure to be all about enlarging of the breasts. There is more about it than just creating larger breasts. It can be helpful in improving underdeveloped breasts, uneven breasts, breasts that are lacking projection or have an imbalanced appearance.
The implants will add volume to the breast making them look fuller and firmer which will enhance the body contours. Every body is different and beautiful, which is why it is amazing that breast augmentation can be customized to fit the unique shape of each patient. Undergoing this procedure can aid in women feel more feminine and feel a major transformation from before.
2. Naturally Asymmetrical Breasts
Majority of women have some level of asymmetry in their breasts. This means that one breast is different sized or shaped than the other. This can lead to difficulty finding bras or bathing suits that fit the women’s body nicely. The size difference may even be noticeable from the daily clothes you may wear. Remember, this is natural and occurs in lots of women, but it may be a reason you consider having breast augmentation surgery done.
Undergoing this procedure can even the breasts out. Your plastic surgeon performing this surgery can work with you to choose a satisfactory size and shape for the breast implant. As a benefit of this, it will make both of the breasts look and feel the same in shape and size resulting in a more symmetrical appearance.
3. Few Risks Involved
Today, breast surgery is not what it used to be and there are much less risks involved especially with a trusted plastic surgeon. It is a very safe and effective procedure with a high success rate. The patient typically goes under general anesthesia and the surgery takes about 1-2 hours to finish. While minor risks are always a concern, breast augmentation typically goes very successfully. According to the Food and Drug Administration, complications only occur in 1 percent of patients who got breast implants.
The recovery after this surgery is not too long nor painful. The patient may feel sore for 2 to 3 weeks, or encounter very minor breast pain. One can usually return to a desk job after 1-2 weeks. It is advised the patient does not drive for minimum 3 days after undergoing the procedure to ensure there is no straining done to the site. As well for the first 4 to 7 days, just stay home and rest for a good recovery. With typically a short recovery and low risk involved in breast augmentation surgery, it is appealing for women to consider having the procedure done.
4. Being Able To Wear New Clothes
Women with uneven breasts, or not the desired size may have a difficult time finding the perfect clothes to fit their body. Shopping is meant to be fun and an activity many people enjoy. One key benefit to having breast augmentation done is that it can make shopping more enjoyable and easier to find clothes that fit your body nicely. A successful surgery is going to require the patient to get some new clothes for both support and complement the new breasts.
It is important to be informed on the timing of wearing certain things after having undergone breast augmentation surgery. You can not wear underwire or push-up bras until the six week mark has passed. After that time has passed, you should be able to wear whatever you want without encountering any serious pain. Dr. Breazeale will be sure to inform the patient on all the guidelines and timing after this procedure. Just look forward to those new clothes fitting you as they should!
5. Many Options To Choose From
There are multiple treatment options available to pick from that you will go over with your doctor. There are a few decisions to be made before going through with the procedure, as there are with any surgery. One being to do saline implants or silicone implants and where you would want your incision to go. The incision is usually in one of 3 places. It can either go underneath of your breast, under your arm, or around the nipple. Your doctor will help you decide which one may the best option for you. At the Breazeale Clinic, Dr. Breazeale believes working with the patient to make sure all the aspects of breast augmentation are the right fit for the patient.
Decisions like having a breast augmentation done are a big one. At the Breazeale Clinic we are facing this decision with you to ensure the right option is chosen. Whether you are wanting a more natural look, or a more dramatic change we can do it for you. Remember, you can use the Vectra Imaging system to see what you will likely look like after the procedure is done.
As with any procedure being done, there are some possible risks. The patient may have a bit of scarring, possible nerve damage to the nipples, rupture or fold in the implant, and more. The benefits of having breast augmentation surgery done outweigh the risks. Especially since it is such a successful surgery and the risks are a very low percent of happening. While it is rare for these risks to occur, it is important to still be aware of the risks. Your doctor will discuss these with you prior to the surgery as well. If complications do occur, it is crucial to reach out to your plastic surgeon as soon as possible.
Breast augmentation surgery is not right for everyone, but if you feel like it would boost your confidence or benefit you in one or more of these ways, schedule a consultation with us today. Whatever you are in search for the Breazeale Clinic with the best plastic surgeon in Knoxville, Tennessee will make you feel beautiful after your breast augmentation. Give us a call today!