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Do your breasts look and feel natural after breast augmentation?

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Dr. Kirk Churukian
Surgery - Plastics
6 doctors agree

In brief: Absolutely, but...

Looking natural depends on the eye of the beholder. Breast implants are just like fashion accessories, most women pick what looks good on them! a natural feel depends on the a) size of the implant; b) silicone gel or saline; c) your own breast volume.
The smaller the implant and the larger your own breast, the more natural the look and feel. Also, in general silicone gel is softer than saline.

In brief: Absolutely, but...

Looking natural depends on the eye of the beholder. Breast implants are just like fashion accessories, most women pick what looks good on them! a natural feel depends on the a) size of the implant; b) silicone gel or saline; c) your own breast volume.
The smaller the implant and the larger your own breast, the more natural the look and feel. Also, in general silicone gel is softer than saline.
Dr. Kirk Churukian
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Dr. Thomas Fiala
They most certainly can, as long as the size is not excessive, the soft tissue coverage is not too thin, and the implant doesn't form a tight capsule which compresses it.
Dr. Andres Taleisnik
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Natural breasts

Most women are very happy with their breast augmentation surgery.
If implants are selected carefully, the results can be very natural. If you are thin and have little breast tissue, it is likely that you will be able to feel the implants in some areas.

In brief: Natural breasts

Most women are very happy with their breast augmentation surgery.
If implants are selected carefully, the results can be very natural. If you are thin and have little breast tissue, it is likely that you will be able to feel the implants in some areas.
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Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Breast Aug Feel

If you are concerned about your breast implants feeling natural, the best way for you to go is with silicone implants.
They have a much more natural feel than saline implants. The 'look' of the implant is a function of implant profile, implant size, incision location, and your baseline chest size and shape. Dr. Ricardo rodriguez baltimore, maryland.

In brief: Breast Aug Feel

If you are concerned about your breast implants feeling natural, the best way for you to go is with silicone implants.
They have a much more natural feel than saline implants. The 'look' of the implant is a function of implant profile, implant size, incision location, and your baseline chest size and shape. Dr. Ricardo rodriguez baltimore, maryland.
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Dr. John Obi
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Natural Augmentation

Ideally the results of a breast enlargement procedure should be difficult to determine that anything had been done.
The results should be soft and natural in appearancve and feel. Unfortunately there is always the possibility of scar tissue interferinmg with the results which is one reason that you shouyld follow all the post op instructions from your doctor.

In brief: Natural Augmentation

Ideally the results of a breast enlargement procedure should be difficult to determine that anything had been done.
The results should be soft and natural in appearancve and feel. Unfortunately there is always the possibility of scar tissue interferinmg with the results which is one reason that you shouyld follow all the post op instructions from your doctor.
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Dr. Tito Vasquez
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

The challenge for the surgeon is to make sure that any enhancement does not look like you have had surgery.
Most patients want to look and feel natural. Another recommendation is to discuss your concerns with someone who has had the surgery, like a trusted friend. You will be able to find out what implants look and feel like.

In brief: Yes

The challenge for the surgeon is to make sure that any enhancement does not look like you have had surgery.
Most patients want to look and feel natural. Another recommendation is to discuss your concerns with someone who has had the surgery, like a trusted friend. You will be able to find out what implants look and feel like.
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Dr. Bryan McIntosh
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Hopefully

My goal is to perform breast augmentations that do appear and feel natural.
Some plastic surgeons treat women who prefer their breasts to be quite large and somewhat unnatural in appearance and feel. Relatively small breasts with relatively large implants is a combination with a high likelihood of resulting in an unnatural look and feel.

In brief: Hopefully

My goal is to perform breast augmentations that do appear and feel natural.
Some plastic surgeons treat women who prefer their breasts to be quite large and somewhat unnatural in appearance and feel. Relatively small breasts with relatively large implants is a combination with a high likelihood of resulting in an unnatural look and feel.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Sometimes, and no

From a primary care doctor's perspective: breast implants sometimes look natural, depending on the size and shape of the woman's body, the amount of body fat she has, and the size of the implants.
Implants sometimes look natural when standing up but not when lying down or in other positions. Natural breasts have a unique texture, shape, and resilience. Implants do not feel like natural breasts.

In brief: Sometimes, and no

From a primary care doctor's perspective: breast implants sometimes look natural, depending on the size and shape of the woman's body, the amount of body fat she has, and the size of the implants.
Implants sometimes look natural when standing up but not when lying down or in other positions. Natural breasts have a unique texture, shape, and resilience. Implants do not feel like natural breasts.
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Dr. William Adams
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Feel after aug

Your breast may look and feel natural after breast augmenation but it depends on a number of factors: amount of breast tissue, amount of fat, placement of implant, type of implant and what looks and feels natural to you.
Your surgeon should discuss all of these with you and make the best decision for you.

In brief: Feel after aug

Your breast may look and feel natural after breast augmenation but it depends on a number of factors: amount of breast tissue, amount of fat, placement of implant, type of implant and what looks and feels natural to you.
Your surgeon should discuss all of these with you and make the best decision for you.
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes and no

Varies greatly with technique and host physiologic response.
For natural feel go smaller, use silicone gel over saline, asps member surgeon, other new technique additions very helpful.

In brief: Yes and no

Varies greatly with technique and host physiologic response.
For natural feel go smaller, use silicone gel over saline, asps member surgeon, other new technique additions very helpful.
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Not necessarily

This depends on several factors including pre-existing anatomy and size as well as technique.
Silicone tends to be a more natural feeling breast implant when compared to saline. Fat grafting may create the most natural feeling breast.

In brief: Not necessarily

This depends on several factors including pre-existing anatomy and size as well as technique.
Silicone tends to be a more natural feeling breast implant when compared to saline. Fat grafting may create the most natural feeling breast.
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Natural breast aug

The look and feel of breast augmentation depend on several factors including preexsiting breast size, breast tissue, skin envelope, under/over location of implants, silicone versus saline, implant volume, capsule quality, etc.
Fat transfers can achieve very natural appearing and feeling breast.

In brief: Natural breast aug

The look and feel of breast augmentation depend on several factors including preexsiting breast size, breast tissue, skin envelope, under/over location of implants, silicone versus saline, implant volume, capsule quality, etc.
Fat transfers can achieve very natural appearing and feeling breast.
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Mario Diana
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: If Fat is used

Breast augmentation by fat transfer - lipotransfer will give a soft, natural outcome without the long term effects of breast implants.
In addition, small changes to breast shape and cleavage are possible with fat transfer that are not possible with breast implants.

In brief: If Fat is used

Breast augmentation by fat transfer - lipotransfer will give a soft, natural outcome without the long term effects of breast implants.
In addition, small changes to breast shape and cleavage are possible with fat transfer that are not possible with breast implants.
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Dr. ELizabeth Kinsley
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Yes

Your breasts should look and feel soft and natural.

In brief: Yes

Your breasts should look and feel soft and natural.
Dr. ELizabeth Kinsley
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