In 2011, just under a third of a million women subscribed to having breast augmentation procedures done. As more research has shown the safety of breast implant surgery, breast augmentation procedures have consistently ranked as the most common form of cosmetic surgery.
So why is this happening?
The truth is that breast augmentation procedures are a big step for any woman, and they are a very positive experience for most.
Body image is important.
Micromastia, or the medical term for under developed breasts is one of the leading reasons that more and more women are deciding to follow through with breast augmentation procedures. Another leading reason for pursuing breast augmentation is uneven breasts. The breast may naturally develop unevenly, or medical treatment may leave one breast larger than the other. For purposes of body image, women can also ask for laser hair removal, liposuction and a breast augmentation and lift. A tummy tuck can help augment other work done by shaping the stomach and making it more attractive.
Strong body image helps confidence.
In fact preparing for and having a breast augmentation procedure can kick start healthier living choices that last. Some women have said that as a direct result of having breast augmentation done, they began treating their bodies better, and increased their overall health. Women have reported as quitting smoking, exercising more frequently and eating more nutritiously.
While breast implants can be a great solution to many perceived problems they are not a cure all. In fact, during a consultation many practitioners will ask about the prospective patient’s motivation for pursuing breast implant surgery. These questions are protocol, and can give doctors the information they need to know as they proceed in creating the confident bodies that their patients deserve.
Questions about plastic surgery breast augmentation should be answered by a professional. Asking for a consultation can give future patients the information they need to be confident going forward. Included in a consultation would be a sum of the overall breast augmentation price. This price, some may find to be more or less than expected. In many cases augmentation procedures can very greatly in price, based on surgical procedures used, materials, the cost of a practitioner, and even where in the country that practitioner is.
Finally, a licensed professional can consult on breast augmentation recovery time. Because breast augmentation is a serious surgery, patients must allow the proper time to heal. Typically patients can return to work a week after their surgery.