Breast augmentation by certified plastic surgeon in newport beach, orange county, ca

Breast augmentation is one of the most sought after cosmetic procedures by women. Many women consider breast augmentation surgery to add volume and enhance the overall appearance of their breasts. Because of aging, weight gain and loss, natural body proportions, deformities or injury, some women wish to augment the appearance, size, and shape of their breasts.


Women considering breast augmentation should consider realistic expectations in the selection of breast implant size. Considerations when selecting breast implant sizes include, your age, type of work, body size, physique, and body shape. Your enhancement team will work with you to identify an implant size that will meet your goals and is appropriate to your body.

Implant choices

There are two basic implant choices: silicone and saline. The final choice between the implants is influenced by your personal preference and a discussion with your enhancement team.


Saline implants are filled with intravenous saline and can be inserted via a very small incision. They are also less expensive but they tend to feel less natural than the silicone implants. Saline implants are not recommended in thin individuals because they tend to cause a rippling effect (a rippling or wrinkling along the breast).


Silicone implants are filled with silicone gel, feel natural and are ideal for anyone concerned with rippling effect. The silicone implants are more expensive than saline implants and require a slightly larger skin incision for insertion.

Like all surgical procedures there are some important considerations prior to deciding on breast augmentation procedure. Before deciding if breast augmentation is right for you, consider the following ideal candidate qualities:

  • Women who desire breasts with more volume and larger size.
  • Women with uneven or asymmetrical breasts.
  • Women who have decreased breast size due to weight gain and loss, pregnancy or aging.
  • Women who have mild breast sagginess or droopy breasts.
  • Women with a body mass index that is below 35, and preferably less than 30. As the BMI increases, the complications post-surgery also increase.
  • Women without co-morbidities or other factors that may impede healing post- surgery.
  • Women who do not smoke.

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