Your Best Breast Surgery Options, Part 3 — Breast Augmentation Surgery
Submitted by Dr. Bernabe Vazquez on November 1, 2021
Breast surgery remains the most-requested of all cosmetic surgery procedures in America, with breast augmentation surgery consistently out in front as the most popular. So far in our three part blog series, we’ve taken a closer look at breast reduction surgery and the breast lift procedure. In this, our final installment on breast surgeries — we’ll focus on breast augmentation, more commonly known as breast implants.
Breast Augmentation Surgery
Breast augmentation is the best fit for those craving larger breasts. A board certified plastic surgeon can make improvements to the size, shape, and/or volume of breasts with implants or — as an alternative to implants — use fat liposuctioned from elsewhere on the patient’s body. Breast augmentation can also help patients achieve better balance between their hip and breast ratio, restore volume lost due to weight loss and aging, and correct asymmetrical breasts.
Breast implants are best suited for patients who want to substantially change the size and shape of their breasts. Whether the issue is self confidence related to “deflated” breasts after childbearing, reconstruction after a mastectomy or injury, or just a curvy boost in the overall appearance — augmentation via breast implants is a safe and reliable surgical option.
For those seeking a more subtle increase in breast size or shape, or looking to correct breast asymmetry, a fat transfer might be worth considering. During a fat transfer, fat deposits are typically liposuctioned from the abdomen, flanks and/or hip and thigh region, then redistributed into the breasts.
Good candidates for breast augmentation should …
- Be physically healthy
- Not be pregnant or breastfeeding
- Have breasts that are fully developed
- Be educated and aware about the potential side effects and long-term commitment this sort of procedure entails
Dr. Bernabe Vazquez has been safely and successfully performing cosmetic surgery procedures in Miami, Florida for more than three decades. If you’re interested in exploring a cosmetic procedure with Dr. Vazquez, start the conversation by giving our South Miami offices a call at (305) 858-8222. View before & after galleries on our website, or on Facebook or Instagram.