Are silicone breast implants the only option?

Breast implants and the alternatives available

When it comes to boob jobs many patients assume that breast implants are the only option available to them if they want to enlarge the breasts.

Breast implants are the most popular way to increase the size of the past but they are not the only option. The truth is, boob enhancement procedures can be performed in several ways.

The key is discovering what the patient actually wants to achieve before committing to any kind of surgery.

Below you will find three methods of enhancing the breasts to show the difference in procedures available.

Breast Implants

The most common method of enlarging the breasts is by using silicone implants. These are medical devices that have been specifically designed to be used within the breast tissue.

Silicone implants come in various sizes and your surgeon will discuss your options with you in order to give you a natural looking result.

If you have any concerns with regards to choosing breast implants, for example with regards to any cancer risk, the best thing to do is book a consultation and speak to your plastic surgeon.

Breast Augmentation With Uplift

If you want to change the size of your breasts are also improve sagging or placement, an augmentation with breast uplift maybe the best option for you.

For some patients this may involve breast implants being used, where as others may find that the uplift alone can you give a rejuvenated appearance.

Fat Transfer

Body-jet fat transfer offers the simple and effective cosmetic boob enhancement. Fat is taken from an area of the patient’s body (often the hips or abdomen) and replaced in the upper breast to create volume and fullness.

This type of breast augmentation cannot replace the effect of silicone implant but is good for patients who wish to simply improve volume or address minor concerns.

Choosing Mr Ross

When considering any kind of cosmetic surgery it’s important that you put your faith in plastic surgeon who specialises in the treatment you seek. Mr Ross is a breast and body contouring specialist and has performed hundreds of breast enhancement procedures.

He says: “The key is finding out what motivates the patient and what they really wish to achieve by undergoing a breast procedure. My aim is to always provide the patient with the right treatment, and to offer impartial advice to help them make an informed decision.”

More Information

If you would like more information about breast enlargement surgery or breast enhancement procedures please book a consultation.

A consultation is an ideal platform for you to ask any questions you may have and discuss your options. What is available for one patient may not be suitable for another, and it is important to know the facts.

You can also find out more information about any of the breast procedures listed in this blog via the treatment pages.

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