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I Have A Boob Job What Will Happen In 30 Years
Good question: The same could be asked of any breasts in 30 years. The only thing that can be guaranteed is change. Breast implants are not lifetime devices, which means they could fail (leak). Gravity will also have it effects, as does the normal changes in the skin and breast tissue that occur with age. Enjoy the results now, but be prepared to maintain them later too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I'm turning 18 soon and would like breast implants as a graduation present. I have been a 34a for 4 years now. Am i too young to get a boob job?
Surgery not a gift: I wouldn't down play the risks and consider this a present. Since you have given adequate time to assess your growth curve, it is now a reasonable time to discuss the alternatives and your long term plans and expectations with a board certified plastic surgeon. Silicone implants are recommended by the fda for patients 22 years or older. Be aware of the need for future surgeries as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Botox teenager: Botox cosmetic is a great option to help reduce facial wrinkles and improve skin appearance. Most plastic surgeons and dermatologists will not treat a teenager with Botox cosmetic. Basic skin care, including sun block and chemical peels, are generally the first step for younger patients. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
You should pay!: Though your boyfriend may be offering to pay, you are having the surgery, and must choose to have it for you, not him. Of course, any intimate partner may "benefit" from your improved self-esteem, but if you split, will he want his money? Or your implants? Our cost in mpls is $5900 for everything, but be cautious about having "someone else" pay for surgery that you undergo. The risks are yours! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
5-10% lose sensation: Most breast implant patients will lose some skin sensation after surgery (regardless of incision placement), but this mostly recovers. About 5-10% of patients will permanently lose nipple sensation, which is a bummer if this is your "favorite" nerve! you need to accept this in order to proceed with surgery, and if it does occur, it's not because of "bad" or careless surgery-just nerve location! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are you serious?: Breast implants are it a need even in the event of breast cancer. They are an elective surgical option that carries risks, serious ones, that should be fully understood. You need to know the potential complications and outcomes and alternatives. You should insist that your surgeon discuss these with you. This is a lifelong undertaking and should not be decided on a whim. Society sets an age of 18. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Breast augmentation: Saline breast implants are available to women 18 and older for breast augmentation and to women of any age for breast reconstruction. Silicone breast implants are available to women 22 and older for breast augmentation and to women of any age for breast reconstruction. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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