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Breast Implants And Breast Augmentation Procedures Explained

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					There are various breast enlargement procedures available, but silicone
breast implants are still the number one favorite. In the United States
alone, over 200,000 women may have breast augmentation surgery each year.
This cosmetic surgery procedure has become very safe and convenient for
most women who desire larger breasts. There are a few regulations
concerning breast implants in the US presented below:

US breast implants - regulations

Here is a set of regulations passed by the FDA in regards to silicone breast
implants:
1. Replacement or revision of saline implants
2. Tuberous breast deformity
3. Congenital breast reconstruction
4. Breast augmentation to the opposite breast for symmetry
5. Augmentation with a breast lift (mastopexy)
6. Severe asymmetries of the breast
7. Breast cancer reconstruction

Breast enlargement is, no doubt, one of the most popular plastic surgery
procedures. However, many women wonder if the breast augmentation
procedure is worth it, especially on a long run. Some fear that the breast
implants will not last and they will begin to leak. Although this does
happen, it is a very rare phenomenon. Most women who have gone through
breast enlargement surgery didn’t experience any problems with their
silicone breast implants.

Replacing breast implants

You will never have to replace your breast implants unless you come across
a problem with them. Most breast implant replacements are made because
the patient wants a new shape or size for her breasts. Although leakage
and asymmetry are also among the reasons, they are very rare when compared
with the conscious requests of the patients to modify their breast
implants.

Incision types – which one is the best

While the inframammary incision is the most popular, other types of breast
enlargement incisions should be considered. The crease incision has the
huge advantage of leaving a minute scar that is barely noticeable. A
transaxillary breast incision gives surgeons less control on where to
implant the silicone. Incisions around the areola heal faster, but the
abundance of nerve endings in the area made many surgeons feel that changes
in tactile sensations might be present.

				
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