Breast Implant Information
Everyone has heard of them before, just as everyone has claimed such and such celebrity has them. An increasing popular medical procedure that women all over America look to get is a breast augmentation, or simply breast implants. Because of its increasing popularity, it is currently the most commonly performed cosmetic surgical procedure performed in all of America. This fact remains true even with the decreasing amount due to the troubling state of the economy.
There are two common types of breast implants: ones filled with silicone and ones filled with saline. Previously, saline was more popular because of initial restrictions of silicone and remains such today because during the procedure, a smaller cut is necessary to plant the prostheses. This is due to the fact that silicone implants require filling with the substance prior to being placed inside the breasts, clearly requiring a larger cut.
Breast implants are a great way to boost a woman's confidence. It goes without saying that women often feel self conscious because they feel their breasts are too small, which leads them to feel embarrassed in the bedroom, or when trying to meet someone to date. Perhaps they find an item of clothing they like and do not feel like they would properly fill out the figure. Perhaps they feel they used to have a pleasant size, but after childbirth and breastfeeding, they have lost its perk. For all of these women, there is the option for breast implants, to get back that confidence and/or the shape that used to be there.
As with any surgical procedure, cosmetic or otherwise, it is important to do all the research necessary to find an experienced, licensed physician to perform the augmentation. Because women will want to best, most precise procedure performed to minimize, if not eliminate, any complications, women will want only the best surgeon to be hired. It is easy to use a search engine to find qualifying physicians. Never look for a doctor through the yellow pages and assume they are any good, however. Make sure to get second and even third opinions and/or interview each physician to ensure they know what they are doing and are right for the job.