Ever since silicone gel implants made a comeback in 2006, breast augmentation has ranked as the number one cosmetic surgery every year and is averaging nearly 300,000 procedures. How does this breast surgery continue to rank at the top?
Reason #1 Breast Implants Are Proven Safe
Extensive studies have been carried out on both saline and silicone implants in order to receive FDA approval. Both have proven safe in case of rupture and have not been tied to any disease of surrounding tissue or breast cancer.
Reason #2 The Variety of Implants Allows for Women to Personalize Their Results
Women are able to choose from many different options to personalize their results. Implant type, material, shape, size, and placement are all up to the patient. The newest implants on the market are the new silicone gel implants – known as teardrop or gummy-bear implants – that just recently received approval by the FDA.
Reason #3 New Patients are Being Encouraged by High Satisfaction Ratings
A few months ago, the ASPS published a study showing a 98% rate of satisfaction for breast augmentation. 90% of the women surveyed also attributed their surgeries to an increase in their levels of self-esteem. Furthermore, breast augmentation has been linked to other benefits as well, such as better sexual experiences.
Reason #4 Surgery is Completed Quick and Recovery is Easy
In most cases, you will be in and out the door in just under two hours. That includes all the set up, the surgery, and the preparation prior to heading home. Most women are able to return to lighter activity within a few days of her surgery. Higher levels of activity and exercise are achievable after just a couple weeks.
Reason #5 Implants are Designed to Provide Long-Lasting Results
Breast implants are extremely durable and designed to last for a very long time. Women who have undergone a breast augmentation are experiencing long-lasting results that can last for decades without requiring any regular maintenance or replacement.