The breasts can lose volume and their shape can change after weight loss, childbirth or as a result of aging. Breast augmentation can enhance the size of the breast as well as give you a better proportioned figure. Your plastic surgeon will examine your breasts and take into consideration factors such as the size and shape of your breasts, the quality of your skin and the placement of your nipples.
If your breasts are sagging, a breast lift may also be recommended. Breast implants can makes it more difficult to read mammograms. All women have a risk of breast cancer and you will need to consider this prior to making a decision about whether or not to have implants.
Your plastic surgeon will discuss cancer detection with you. Implants can be placed under the chest muscle, between the chest muscle and the breast tissue or in combination of the above (dual plane). This decision has many advantages and disadvantages with each choice. The same goes for the choice of the possible incision location through which to place the implant. Your plastic surgeon will discuss implant placement location and location of the incision with you.
Breast augmentation is usually performed on one day surgery basis so it is important to arrange for someone to stay with you the first night following surgery. Individual factors and personal preferences will help you and your surgeon determine your appropriate breast size and the location of incisions. Keep in mind that in general, the larger the implant, the greater the risk of complications. Although saline-filled implants can be used for cosmetic breast enlargement in Greece, most women are currently receiving cohesive III silicone gel filled implants.