Breast augmentation has become increasingly popular in recent years, as it is one of the top cosmetic surgeries performed today. In fact, according to the latest 2015 breast augmentation statistics, about 300,000 women had this procedure done last year.
At the Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Skin Care Center, we believe it has become so popular in recent years because it’s one of the most gratifying cosmetic surgeries available for women. It helps them feel better about their bodies and improves their overall self-esteem. Our doctor, Dr. Genter, will perform breast augmentation procedures in Philadelphia, as well as other local areas, on those who wish to enhance or restore their figures.
The choice to enhance, reduce or lift your bustline is a very personal one that can dramatically boost your self-esteem. Before going forward with a procedure, it’s wise to consider all of your options and consult with a skilled surgeon such as Dr. Bruce Genter, about which procedure is right for you. Learn more by reading about the three most common breast enhancements and why each one might be right for you.
Breast augmentation is the process of increasing the breast size and improving the breast shape by placing saline or silicone breast implants in the area below the nipples.
Rather than using traditional breast implants, many plastic surgeons are turning to fat grafting to increase breast size, according to a recent study in the journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
The procedure, which builds upon previous successes and innovations in fat transfer for breast augmentation, involves several weeks of pre-expansion treatment with a bra-like device that uses gentle vacuum pressure to stretch the breast tissue. This allows for more room when the surgeon grafts the fat, which is extracted from another part of the body, such as the thigh. Continue reading