Why Some Patients Regret Going Too Small

Breast augmentation continues to be one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the world and is selected by women that want to add volume and shape to breasts they are dissatisfied with. Additionally, breast augmentation can also create a boost in self-confidence that is often even more valuable than their new appearance. Because of the procedure’s immense popularity, women now have more options to customize this treatment than ever before. However, one of the most important decisions women have to make when they choose to enhance their breasts is size and without proper guidance, this decision can lead to undesirable results.

What is the Number One Mistake that Women Make When Getting Breast Augmentation?

The decision to have breast augmentation is a huge deal for many patients, in fact, the decision itself may have been years in the making. Though some patients may want dramatically larger, more noticeable breasts, others choose a more conservative implant size. Unfair as it is, women can still face criticism for having even the smallest amount of plastic surgery, and many are afraid that going too large will make their breasts look unnatural or fake and weaken their self-image. Unfortunately, those that choose a smaller size often find themselves underwhelmed with the results.  Airing on the cautious side can have advantages when choosing an implant, however, implants that are too small can lead to a number of regrets. Issues with size can actually have a negative impact on the overall contour of the body. If the implants are too small, it can lead to the patient’s figure looking unbalanced by throwing off the ratio of breasts to hips.

How to Ensure You Love Your New Breast Size

When considering breast augmentation, patients should first determine what their long-term goals are and discuss them during their consultation. Usually, the number one goal of most women is to have a figure that is well proportioned and complementary to their body size and frame. With these things in mind, a personalized consultation with Dr. Waltzman is the beginning step to achieving a naturally stunning look.

During the consultation, a thorough examination will be completed to ascertain your skin’s health and detailed measurements will be taken. Once these results have been determined and a lengthy discussion regarding your lifestyle has taken place, Dr. Waltzman will be able to advise you on the best size and type of implant to achieve your desired look. His goal to create results that are tailored to your unique body that last for years is what sets The Waltzman Institute apart from other providers in Long Beach.

What if You’ve Had Breast Augmentation but are Unhappy with Your Results?

For patients that have previously had augmentation and still find themselves wanting a better shape, a visit to Dr. Waltzman can help. During our personalized consultation and diagnostic examination, your concerns will be discussed, and with the aid of imaging software, your best implant can be chosen. In addition to the implant size, the best shape and placement of the implant will be determined.

The procedure itself is much like the original breast augmentation. Once the old implants are removed the new ones are strategically placed in existing or revised breast pockets. If possible, the incision sites for the original augmentation will be used for the revision surgery to help limit any additional scars.

If your breast augmentation has left you feeling underwhelmed call The Waltzman Institute today. The aesthetic look you’ve always dreamed of is just a call away.  (562) 448-6100.