Breast augmentation (“Boob Job”, Breast implants, Augmentation mammoplasty) is a surgical procedure to enhance the size and shape of a woman’s breast. There are many personal reasons why a woman may desire larger breasts. These reasons include correcting a loss of breast size after pregnancy; feelings that their breast size is too small; or correcting a difference in breast size or shape. In fact, It is the most popular procedure performed in cosmetic surgery today with close to 300,000 patients undergoing this procedure each year!
There are many different techniques, types of implants, and incisions which can all be used to provide the most natural result. Many characteristics of your breast can be enhanced with this surgery to not only increase the size of your breasts, but to provide a very beautiful and natural shape. Many new types of breast implants are available from saline to silicone, from fuzzy to smooth, from round to anatomic.
Women can choose from different incisions, different types of implants, different locations for placement such as subglandular, subfascial, subpectoral, or dual plane. The materials they are now using to fill breast implants have evolved to be very safe, natural feeling, and causing less problems such as wrinkling, rippling, and capsular contracture.
The Western Reserve Center diligently prepares patients for surgery by educating patients, performing a thorough examination and history, and paying careful attention to patient’s goals. Combine this philosophy with a very skillful and safe surgery, and you will have a great result and a speedy recovery!