Before any aesthetic medical procedure, the patient should entail amount of personal reflection and research. It is not good to be influenced by media and others, but to decide to do it based on personal goals and desires. Breast augmentation is usually the source of internal conflict for a lot of women. This medical surgery denotes the fat-graft mammoplasty procedures and breast implants for correcting defects, enhancing the form, feel and size of women breasts. Silicone-filled or saline-filled prosthetic breast are used in the implantation approach affecting global breast augmentation. Besides the prosthetic breast, this surgery sometimes consists of transplanted skin flaps corrections. The other, fat-graft mammoplasty, approach corrects the contour defects with graft of autologuos fat tissue and this way it also effects the breast augmentation.
Both approaches corrects congenital defects and abnormalities of the chest wall, as well as post-mastectomy defects in breast reconstruction procedure. Like any other medical procedure, breast augmentation has some side effects. A need for longer recovery than usual can occur, although it happens infrequent. Breast feeding issues, possible implant leakage, obstructed mammography and several infections are associated with breast augmentation surgery. All the implants have the similar basic design made up of a silicone envelope and filled with silicone or saline gel. Contents can leak from the developed tear or hole, called a rupture.
Saline-filled implants are therefore considered better, because in the case of leakage, the content can be easily dissolved by the body. But, the disadvantage of this filling content is that it is more likely to show ripples through the skin.
Breast augmentation is useful in enhancing the shape, feel and the size of breasts. In recent years, surgical methods and breast implant technology have been improving and nowadays it is safer and more refined and it also provides better post-procedural results than ever. The most important thing is to do it to improve your personal life and not to satisfy desires of others.