Are fake breasts worth it?

Plastic surgeons, who perform breast augmentation procedures, charge a lot of money and have a notorious reputation for scarring. The invasive and expensive process can also be frowned upon by many women. The culture’s disapproval of breast implants has distorted the reality. It’s important to remember that implants are permanent alterations to your body, and they come with risks. If you’re considering getting implants, consider the pros and cons first.

Among the pros and cons of artificial breasts are their durability and cost. Most implants need to be replaced within twelve to 15 years. These surgeries can change your breast size and shape due to gravity, weight gain, or breastfeeding. Over time, the implant can also rupture or leak and create a “scar shell” around it, affecting its shape. Some plastic surgeons recommends budgeting for revision surgery and recommends that you seek out a qualified plastic surgeon.

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Breast implants are safe and have little side effects

Breast implants are a relatively safe operation with little risk of problems or long-term negative effects. The only major dangers are infection-related problems, wound healing concerns, and the likelihood of blood clotting at the surgical site. Of course, when you have a skilled plastic surgeon on your side, the chances of complications are slim to none, and the operation is perfectly safe.

Breast implants are long-lasting

Breast implants are not a quick fix or an interim solution. Breast implants have a lengthy lifespan, with the majority lasting between 10 and 15 years. Breast implants might last a lifetime in some cases. Doctors will keep an eye on the implants to see if they need to be replaced or if they rupture. Because the saline is absorbed back into the body, it is visible when a rupture develops or if replacement is required with saline implants. A rupture in a silicone implant may not be visible to the human eye, but an MRI can identify one and allow it to be replaced.

Breast implants can help you feel more confident and self-assured

One of the most significant advantages of breast implants is the rise in self-confidence that patients experience after the treatment. Many women seeking breast implants are extremely self-conscious about their breast size and shape. Low self-esteem can be easily erased with only one simple surgery, allowing you to enjoy life with newfound confidence.

Breast Implant Recovery Is Relatively Simple and Quick

While recuperation time is required after breast implant surgery, it is usually rapid and painless. For the first one to two days after surgery, there will be some little soreness and tightness in the afflicted area, but after that, patients should feel normal and healthy. After one to two weeks, you should be able to return to work and resume your normal routine, and four to six weeks after the treatment, you should be able to resume exercising and strenuous physical activity.

Breast implants open up a whole new wardrobe for you

Many women with petite breasts have a limited selection of apparel to choose from. These ladies will frequently go to a store and put on a blouse that fits well around the hips, only to discover that the area around the chest hangs quite loosely, making them feel as if they are swimming in it. Breast implants can open up a whole new world of wardrobe alternatives for you if your clothing options have always been limited due to the size of your breasts.

Breasts and Nipples That Are Symmetrical

It might be self-conscious and difficult to find bras that fit properly if you have asymmetrical breasts, in which one breast is noticeably smaller than the other. A breast implant can make your breasts totally symmetrical, employing surgical precision to ensure that the two breasts are identical. Your plastic surgeon can also ensure that your nipples are symmetrical after breast implant surgery, as well as address any aesthetic flaws with your nipples.

While fake breasts are an excellent option for many women, they do come with risks. Unlike the real thing, fake implants don’t last forever. The results are temporary. Most women need to have a revision procedure every ten to fifteen years, so it’s important to consider this before you decide on the procedure. Aside from the risks and the cost, there are also the risks and rewards of having the surgery.

Schedule a Consultation with a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Michael Cohen is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, specializing in plastic surgery of the breast and body.Dr. Cohen has performed numerous breast augmentations, reductions, and lifts, as well as abdominoplasties, mommy makeovers, breast implant surgery, and various other body contouring procedures. His extensive background in breast cancer reconstruction has made him even more skilled at handling different clinical challenges of breast plastic surgery.


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