Breast Enlargement Basics

by Trudi Schrieber

Breast Enlargement Basics

Breast enlargement, or breast augmentation, is a popular type of cosmetic surgery chosen by many women to help balance body proportions or to feel more feminine or confident. Often times, breast enlargement can really add that final touch to complement the hard work of a regular exercise and diet regimen.

So, what exactly is breast enlargement and how can a woman achieve larger breasts?

If you search for breast enlargement on the Internet, you are likely to run across a slew of search results for “miracle” breast enlarging pills, but these “wonder drugs” rarely affect breast size in scientific studies. Breast augmentation surgery, however, has proven successful for millions of women, increasing the bust via the insertion of specially designed implants underneath the breast tissue.

Breast Enlargement Options: Types of Implants

Implants are primarily available in either silicone or saline materials. Both types of implants use an outer shell made of silicone, but saline implants are filled with salt water, while silicone implants are filled with silicone gel. Additionally, implants come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and textures, and can have various placements inside the breast. To select the best implants for your body, you will want to speak with a plastic surgeon about your medical history and desired aesthetic goals for your bust line.

How Much Does Breast Enlargement Cost?

The surgery will cost anywhere from $4,000 to $10,000, which includes the cost of the implants, anesthesia fees, facility fees, and doctor’s costs. The price of your surgery will vary depending on the area of the country in which you live, the experience and expertise of your doctor, the type of implants you receive, and the type of facility where the surgery is performed.

As with any cosmetic surgery, the biggest decision one makes when deciding to undergo breast enlargement surgery is the selection of the plastic surgeon. If you are thinking about breast enlargement, you will want to consult with a board-certified professional who has a proven track record. Plastic Surgery Portal can get you started by scheduling your personal consultation with one of our hundreds of certified, nationwide breast enlargement specialists. Contact us today!

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