Breast enlargement or reduction is a well-known type of plastic surgery. Breast
reduction is frequently done by liposuction. This type of surgery is has been
proven to help patients with back and neck problems. With a breast enlargement,
sacks of saline solution are surgically implanted.
Currently, a new type of implant of safflower oil is being developed. Doctors
believe that this type of implant will extend removal or placement periods and
will be safer with a less likely chance of rupture or hardening. After surgery,
a patient is told to take three days of home recuperation.
Breasts may be sensitive for three to four weeks after. Risks include infection,
hardening or rupture of implant, joint pain, and altered sensitivity. Unlike other
type of plastic surgery, check-ups are necessary. Breast enlargement costs $4,500
to $8,500 and must be must be removed or replaced after a long period.
Breast enlargements are probably the most thought of surgery when plastic surgery
is mentioned. Models, actresses, and even normal people receive such enlargements
in order to boost their appearance. Often a way to build up self-esteem,
breast enlargements are a very common modern technique to obtain perfection.
While many women think that breast implants are the ideal way to improve their
self-image, there have been many problems with them in the past. Several reports
of ruptured implants occurred after accidents with hard impact to the breasts.
Not all surgeries involving the breasts are mearly cosmetic, though. As mentioned
above, breast reduction has been used in the past to help patients who suffer
from back and neck pain due to the weight of their breasts. Like reconstructive
surgery on the victim of an accident or a child with birth defects, this form
of surgery seams to show a contrast to the typical purely cosmetic side of plastic