Austin, TX area women who are unhappy with the size, shape, symmetry, or volume of their breasts may begin to consider the advantages of plastic surgery. Breast augmentation surgery remains one of the most popular treatments for women in the arena of cosmetic surgeries, and for good reason—with the right implants and a skilled plastic surgeon, women can improve their body contours in a way that looks natural and beautiful with continually improving techniques. At Austin Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, women in the community can learn more about the various breast implants available and discuss ways of choosing the most effective options for their unique needs.
What types of breast implants are available?
There are a wide range of implant types that are used in plastic surgery today. In addition, each type has different features and purposes. Choosing an implant type may seem difficult, but Drs. Christine Fisher and can help in educating patients on the characteristics to consider for their personal goals. Below are a few of the things to consider when choosing an implant:
- Fill type. Breast implants are filled with either saline or silicone. Saline implants are placed with a smaller incision and are filled after they are put in the body, while silicone have a more natural feel.
- Texture. The outer shell of an implant might be smooth or textured, depending on the size and placement.
- Shape. Breast implants come in two different shapes, including round and teardrop. Round implants are better for patients seeking volume, while tear-drop implants give a more natural shape to the breasts.
- Size. Implants come in a wide ranges of sizes to accommodate the desires of all women. They can range in size from 80CC to 800CC in volume. Choosing a size can be guided with the help of a plastic surgeon to ensure natural results while improving the size and volume of the breasts as desired by the patient.
Are you ready to discuss breast implants with Drs. Christine Fisher?
At Austin Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, patients in the community can ask about breast implants to get a better idea of the implant appropriate for their needs. The office is located at 2905 San Gabriel Street, Suite #100 and accepts new patients who call for an appointment at 512-815-0123.