|Female plastic surgeon Dr. Melinda Lacerna specializes in breast augmentation. Breast enlargement can enhance your appearance and your self-confidence. Before you decide to have surgery, think carefully about your expectations and discuss them with your surgeon. The best candidates for breast augmentation in Sarasota are women who are looking for improvement, not perfection, in the way they look. If you're physically healthy and realistic in your expectations, you may be a good candidate.
What breast size and shape is right for you?
Women maybe dissatisfied with the size or shape of their breasts. Breast enhancement surgery is an appropriate surgical choice. A natural shape that matches their body is typically the goal of these patients. Their breasts may have never achieved the size they desired or, perhpas their breast size and shape may have changed over time, possibly related to pregnancy, gravity or weight fluctuations.
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Decisions about your breast augmentation
Dr. Lacerna will emphasize the importance of all decisions during your initial consultation. Prior to breast enhancement surgery, Dr. Lacerna will discuss topics such as the incision to be used and whether to place the breast implant beneath the muscle of the chest wall as well as the breast tissue.
One of the most important decisions relates to the choice of the breast implants. The first decision which most determines the naturalness of the ultimate look, continues to be the size of the breast implant. The use of breast implant sizers as well as chest and breast measurements help identify the appropriate profile and volume of the breast implant.
Women will also need to decide if they will combine their breast augmentation with a breast lift, for a youthful look.
Your new look!
For many women, the result of breast augmentation can be satisfying, even exhilarating, as they learn to appreciate their fuller appearance.
Even if you believe your implants are functioning well, it is important that you follow-up as directed with your plastic surgeon to assess the condition of your breast implants. In addition, whether you choose to have breast implants or not, it is essential to your health that you practice a monthly breast self-exam and schedule regular diagnostic breast screenings.
Your decision to have breast augmentation is a highly personal one that not everyone will understand. The important thing is how you feel about it. If you've met your goals, then your surgery is a success.
The best candidates for breast augmentation
Breast augmentation can enhance your appearance and your self-confidence. Before you decide to have surgery, think carefully about your expectations and discuss them with your surgeon.
The best candidates for breast augmentation are women who are looking for improvement, not perfection, in the way they look. If you're physically healthy and realistic in your expectations, you may be a good candidate.
Types of implants available
The type of implant (silicone or saline), implant size, shape and other features will be determined based on your breast anatomy, body type and your desired increase in size. Your lifestyle, goals and personal preferences, as well your plastic surgeon's recommendations and sound surgical judgment are also determining factors.
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Dr. Melinda Lacerna is a board certified plastic surgeon and a leading provider of breast augmentation in Bradenton and Sarasota, FL. If you have been considering breast enhancement, you owe it to yourself to consult with an expert. Call Dr. Lacerna today at 941-584-8425 or 941-954-4500 to schedule your consultation.