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What are the pros and cons for a breast augmentation?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology

In brief: Cons win

COST. Complications, bad surgery, infections, pain.
Unnatural look. Difficulty finding breast cancer later. Some people really benefit. Others just satisfy a boyfriend when they are better off getting a boyfriend who appreciates who she is.

In brief: Cons win

COST. Complications, bad surgery, infections, pain.
Unnatural look. Difficulty finding breast cancer later. Some people really benefit. Others just satisfy a boyfriend when they are better off getting a boyfriend who appreciates who she is.
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Dr. Maurice Sherman
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Pros Win

The human breast is a sexual organ and has a large self image role.
It is by far the most satisfying cosmetic surgery performed. Yes there are potential risks, which have an acceptable low probability of occurring if done by an experienced cosmetic surgeon.

In brief: Pros Win

The human breast is a sexual organ and has a large self image role.
It is by far the most satisfying cosmetic surgery performed. Yes there are potential risks, which have an acceptable low probability of occurring if done by an experienced cosmetic surgeon.
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Positive vs Negative

There are many potential negatives but the positives outweigh the negatives and include: infection, hematoma, wound breakdown, asymmetry, implant exposure/extrusion/rupture overcorrection/undercorrection, contour irregularity, capsular contracture, distortion with muscular contraction, interference with oncologic evaluation of the breast, interference with nipple sensation, nursing or aging, etc.

In brief: Positive vs Negative

There are many potential negatives but the positives outweigh the negatives and include: infection, hematoma, wound breakdown, asymmetry, implant exposure/extrusion/rupture overcorrection/undercorrection, contour irregularity, capsular contracture, distortion with muscular contraction, interference with oncologic evaluation of the breast, interference with nipple sensation, nursing or aging, etc.
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In brief: Many

This is a question best answered by your plastic surgeon and a counselor that deals with body image issues.
You might get different answers from them and should hear both, and consider both.

In brief: Many

This is a question best answered by your plastic surgeon and a counselor that deals with body image issues.
You might get different answers from them and should hear both, and consider both.
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