Over the last five decades, women in the United States have requested breast augmentation more than any other type of plastic surgery, and thanks to modern advancements in techniques and implant types, this popular procedure shows no signs of abating. 2013 statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) indicate that 290,244 breast enhancement surgeries were performed in the U.S., with even more procedures anticipated for 2015.
If you’re thinking about breast augmentation in NYC, and are a bit overwhelmed with the available choices, Dr. Thomas W. Loeb offers the following reminders to prospective patients.
Breast augmentation used to be a fairly straightforward surgery; choose between saline or silicone implants and your surgeon took care of the rest. Now, patients are empowering themselves with detailed information beforehand, helping them make more informed decisions. Where should the incision be placed? What type of breast implant looks and feels most natural? Are some implants riskier than others? How do I select a cup size that best suits my body?
Ultimately, an in-depth consultation with your Manhattan plastic surgeon will help answer these questions and others, but here are some tips to start you on your way.
Among the best NYC plastic surgeons, Dr. Thomas Loeb is renowned for his exceptional breast augmentation results, using gummy bear, silicone and saline implants. In addition to first-time patients, Dr. Loeb has also helped numerous women who’ve experienced subpar results from other surgeons.
To learn more about a breast augmentation revision or surgery with Dr. Loeb, please 212-327-3700 to book your private consultation.
ASPS, The 4 S’s When Considering Breast Augmentation https://www.plasticsurgery.org/news/blog/the-4-s%E2%80%99s-when-considering-breast-augmentation
Mayo Clinic, Breast implants: Saline vs. silicone http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/womens-health/in-depth/breast-implants/art-20045957