Cosmetic Breast Surgery - What Are The Types-

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					Cosmetic breast surgery is designed to alter the size and shape of the breast for
cosmetic reasons. Some surgery however can be done for the primary purpose of
correcting a chronic medical condition. Breast reduction surgery for example is
designed to remove excessive skin, breast tissue and muscle to reduce the size of a
breast that is too large. Breasts that are to large can cause chronic back, neck and
shoulder pain since their weight and size pull the spine out of position. Breast
reconstructive surgery is another type of cosmetic surgery that has a primary goal to
correct a medical condition. Women who have undergone a breast removal due to
cancer for example may be able to have the breast reconstructed for cosmetic reasons.
Often times these are the two types of surgeries that can be covered by health
insurance since the primary goal is to correct a health condition and not just cosmetic.
  Other types of cosmetic breast surgeries include breast augmentation which is one of
the most popular cosmetic surgeries. Most women are familiar with this type of
procedure designed to enlarge and enhance the size of the natural breast. Implants are
either constructed out of saline or silicone and each type carries different benefits as
well as risk factors.
  Breast lift surgery is designed to lift up a breast that is sagging due to gravity either
from age or from child bearing and breast feeding. The ideal candidates for this type
of procedure are usually finished having children and breast feeding which ensures
the surgical results will be long lasting.
  If you are considering having any type of cosmetic surgery done you should make
sure the doctor you select is a board member of the American Board of Plastic
Surgeons. This ensures that the doctor you select has actual experience not only as a
plastic surgeon but also at least five years of experience as a general surgeon. Many
patients gloss over the fact that although it is an elective procedure it is still a surgery
and there are risks factors involved. Be sure to discuss the reality of your surgery with
your doctor before you decide if surgery is right for you or not. You should fully
understand how long you need to recover, the risk factors involved as well as the
benefits you can gain from your surgery.
  Which ever type of cosmetic breast surgery you are considering be sure to discuss
your expectations with your doctor. Patients who are generally unhappy with their
results are usually unhappy because they went into the procedure with unrealistic
expectations that could have been adjusted prior to surgery for better results.
  Cosmetic breast surgery will enhance your body to help you become more confident.
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