Breast Implant Size Whose Choice Is it Anyway?

There is no shortage of online advice concerning breast augmentation and breast implant sizing. It is important for patients to realize that reading an article, listening to advice from a friend or relative, and deciding based on that information which breast implant a patient should choose is not wise. Dr. Seify assures patients that while ultimately it is their decision which breast implant they choose as well as the size that they choose, taking into consideration his professional recommendation will help them to have a greater likelihood of achieving the results that they desire. There are a few choices for patients when deciding which breast implants will work best. Patients will be deciding between saline and silicone implants. The size of the implant, as well as what is known as the profile of the implant. In most cases Dr. Seify will recommend a profile of implant based on the patient’s desires, body frame, existing breast tissue and other factors. In general there are three major profiles of implants Dr. Seify offers on a regular basis. These include what are commonly known as moderate implant, moderate implant plus, and high-profile implant. Generally speaking a moderate profile breast implant is used to achieve a more natural appearing contour of the breast while a moderate profile plus or high-profile implant will produce a rounder and more projecting appearance to the breast. Saline and silicone implants and outer silicone shell. Saline implants are filled with a sterile saline solution during the breast augmentation procedure while silicone implants are prefilled with the medical grade silicone gel. Their high levels of satisfaction regardless of which breast implant a patient chooses. Each implant has benefits as well is limitations. Most patients choose breast augmentation to improve the contour and shape of their breast, correct asymmetries, or simply to increase the size and projection of their breast. The initial consultation is critical for determining not only the patient’s desires, but also motivation for breast augmentation surgery. Dr. Seify encourages patients to remain open-minded concerning the best recommendations for breast augmentation surgery. There could be variations to Dr. Seify’s recommendation for patients who are considering breast augmentation. This could include an additional recommendation of a breast lift. The overall goal is to have the most dramatic improvement, in the safest and most beneficial manner. Patients who are considering breast augmentation are encouraged to contact Dr. Seify’s office and schedule a consultation.


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