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Undoubtedly breast implants are the most requested plastic surgery globally, but as the surgery numbers are going higher every day, breast removal surgeries also. It’s smarter to do your homework in advance before consulting a surgeon and understanding what suits you best.

First, question yourself, why do you need a breast implant? Is it because you want to improve your appearance and look more confident out there or impress others. If you desire only to look hotter than the others, which is the sole purpose of having the surgery, then FYI, doctors will not operate on you.

Assuming you fall into the first category and thinking about having breast implants, whether it may be breast augmentation or reconstruction after surgery to treat breast cancer, you may find that it’s befuddling to isolate truth from fiction and to figure out your choices? Knowing the realities about implants and how they work can help you through the cycle.

  1. Silicone and saline implants are both secure

Saline and silicone implants are viewed as secure if a respectable, board-certified specialist performs your breast augmentation surgery. Some accept that saline implants are more secure because if the embed bursts, a large portion of the saltwater will reabsorb into the body.

  1. You can keep your implants — indefinitely

There’s no termination date on your breast implants and no determining reason to replace a new implant at regular intervals. Over 90% of ladies don’t have any issues now, and there’s supporting data to help it. 

Yes, it is prescribed to have an MRI test at regular intervals if your implant is silicone-filled to ensure that it is perfect. If there is a burst or release, the implant ought to be eliminated or supplanted at that point.” 

Even if the silicone implant burst, the odds are that you may not see if there is an issue. Since the producers are planned, silicone gel will remain to its position, and you will feel no difference. 

The Food and Drug Administration prescribes clinical imaging to check the implant’s status every three years to ensure everything is right. If your implants break, you can always select a substitution. 

  1. You may require additional surgery in future

As you age, your life systems change, and if you have kids, your size and shape could relocate, and your implant could displace. Thus with time, you may require additional breast medical procedures.

In some cases, women may create thicker scar tissue that begins to fold over implants. In those cases, you may require surgery for a substitution or correction. 

  1. Implants does not affect breastfeeding

Bursting out the myth that “Having breast implants remove your capacity to breastfeed.” This is a complete deception, and there is no such effect of breast implants on breastfeeding ability. Ladies may or may not be capable of breastfeeding depending upon numerous elements effectively, yet there’s no proof that breastfeeding is risky for you or your child. 

Ladies who have a mastectomy (surgical method to exclude complete breast tissue from breast to cure or prevent breast cancer) and implant breast remaking can’t breastfeed because milk channels in the breast tissue are taken out. 

  1. Size options are sometimes limited

It needs to be understood that your implants can’t generally be as large as you need. It all relies upon the size of your rib confinement and the thickness and flexibility of your skin. The more prominent your skin’s flexibility will be, the more remarkable capacity to extend and oblige bigger implants without any stretch marks. 

Remember, bigger implants may not be possible at one operation and require regular improvement medical procedures later on. 

  1. Working with a board-certified surgeon is most beneficial

Many restorative specialists may offer breast implant practices in your localities, but it’s smarter to work with a board-certified plastic surgeon only.

You need to be healthy for any surgery, and some regulations need to follow, such as stop smoking for 15 to 20 days before and after the surgery as it may reduce the healing process. Also, you can’t have breast surgery if you are pregnant or have infection or cancer.

Surgeons have broad, thorough preparation and go through companion audits. They have experience in all forms of surgery. They’re prepared to deal with any intricacies, anyway uncommon, that may appear. They will let you know whether you are an ideal candidate for the surgery or not.

If you’re opting for a distinct look with implants, it’s useful to bring a photo that shows your objective while talking with your specialist. 

You probably won’t accomplish the specific outcome you need. Yet, it’s a useful beginning stage in the process for the specialist to perceive what you’re seeking after.

If you think of having a breast augmentation surgery and having difficulty deciding whether it is appropriate for you and your desired goals, contact us, and have a word with a board-certified plastic surgeon for a consultation.

Dr. Daniel G. Kolder

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

As a highly trained plastic surgeon, Dr. Kolder’s specialties include:
Tummy Tucks + Liposuction + Breast Augmentation + Breast Lifts + Breast Reduction + Facelifts + Armlifts + Upper & Lower Blepharoplasty, as well as a variety of non-surgical aesthetic procedures. Dr. Kolder is also known to have a warm, easy manner, compassionate care, with surgical results that are beautiful and natural.

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Patient Testimonial

“I was so pleased I chose to go to Dr Kolder! Not only do I love his staff, they are so helpful, efficient and just plain fun to talk to, Dr. Kolder makes you feel at ease with his knowledge and disposition. My surgery results were amazing and my recovery was made easy knowing I could call any time and get immediate attention and information. I highly recommend Dr. Kolder and his entire staff…”