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Can Overweight Women Get Breast Implants
Most likely: If you are healthy, you are dissatisfied with the size of your breasts, breast augmentation is an option. Be aware that excess weight is an independent risk factor for any surgery, and that changes in weight in the future may affect the size of your breasts, but not your breast implants.See 1 more doctor answer
A medical device that is used to augment the size of the breast by increasing the volume of the breast mound. Implants come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and textures and are surgically inserted either under the breast tissue or in a deeper plane under the muscle. The shell of the implant is made of a flexible silicone elastomer. The inside is filled with either silicone ...Read more
Usually not.: For most women, breast augmentation is a personal choice wherein that woman feels that her quality of life would be enhanced. It should not be done on the basis of trying to please anyone except the patient herself. She may end up pleasing her husband or partner as well, and that is okay, but that should not be the motivating factor.See 4 more doctor answers
Could female firefighters not get breast implants due to the extreme heat that they are subjected to?
Can I get a fat transfer instead of breast implants? I have a common concern to so many women: my butt is too big, and my breasts are too small. Can I have a fat transfer performed to remove fat from the lower half of my body and use it to make my breasts
Fat transfer breasts: Yes, you can get fat transferred to your breasts. Check out a detailed answer on this link http://www. Plasticsurgery-sf. Com/blog/category/fat-grafting/ dr khouri in miami is a pioneer. I would refer you to him if you are seriously interested. All the best, dr b.See 4 more doctor answers
Age is relative: The decision to get breast implants in a personal one and age is seldom a factor. Before making the decision a woman should be fully informed and generallly in good enough health for the operation. Being fully informed means understanding the risks of the initial procedire and that down the road chances are additional surgery will be required.See 4 more doctor answers
Yes yes yes: That is a good option. Depending on the indication for the double mastectomy, the emotional and medical issues, the breast implants, aka reconstruction, can take a back seat. Which means, sometimes it is overwhelming to process all the changes and decisions. Good news is the implants can be done when you are ready. Take a friend with you. Be well.See 1 more doctor answer
I want to get breast implants and buttocks implants. I need more of a woman's shape. Any suggestions?
Many Resources.: I would suggest starting with the american society of plastic surgery and/or the aesthetic society of plastic surgery to obtain a list of well experienced board-certified plastic surgeons.? then, I would suggest you visit a few surgeons whose practices concentrate him on aesthetic surgery. Ask to see lots of examples of their work and preferably speak/see patients who have had similar procedures.See 3 more doctor answers
What to do if I am full crossdressers most weekends but don't want theropy or that but can a male get female breast implants and still b a man?
Yes...: I have had the opportunity to work with several men interested in breast implants (to feminize the chest wall). This is a different situation from trans gender patients in transition and from men who are looking to augment their chest walls (pectoralis implants). This subset of patients is somewhat uncommon; very important to understand patient motivation clearly and to advise carefully...
Yes, but...: Women with implants can have mammograms, but they are often less helpful because the implants obstruct some of the breast tissue we need to see. Depending on the size of the implants and the patient's risk for breast cancer, a breast MRI might be ordered to view all the breast tissue more thoroughly.See 9 more doctor answers
Not necessarily: With the current state of the art, implants may fail over your lifetime but that also means they may not. If ruptured or if other complications develop, you will certainly want to remove/replace the implants when problems occur. However, in the absence of complications there is no need to remove them. In the future, fat transfer may offer a longer term solution.See 4 more doctor answers
Nothing: They will last forever.Get a more detailed answer ›
18, but...: Breast augmentation done for “cosmetic” purposes is FDA approved for patients older than 18. However, there are cases where breast surgery is done for patients under the age of 18; these patients usually present with congenital breast anomalies and/or significant breast asymmetry. Best to seek consultation with board certified plastic surgeons who can demonstrate significant experience...See 8 more doctor answers
Yes.: The first step is to see a plastic surgeon for a consultation. During a typical consult. I will discuss all the options and together we will determine a size that is right for you.See 4 more doctor answers
SAFE w preparation: The risk of surgery is no greater for breast implants in diabetic individuals as any other procedure in a diabetic patient. The same concerns such as wound healing or infection are present and should be addressed. Tight control of the diabetes as well as close peri-operative monitoring of blood sugars with management guided by your physicians, surgeons, and anesthesiologist are advised.See 2 more doctor answers
Unknown: See your surgeon for better explanation.Get a more detailed answer ›
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