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Small Breast Implants Can Help You Achieve the Look You Want

By David Passaretti, MD on December 22, 2015


Different kinds of breast implantsDr. David Passaretti is one of the leading cosmetic plastic surgeons in the Fairfield area, offering patients advanced care with a eye for great results. His is particularly skilled at breast augmentation surgery, using implants to enhance curves.

When using breast implants, implant size is important to consider, though large breast implants aren't always the most ideal option. Let's look at why small breast implants may be better for some patients.

Why Small Breast Implants?

While many people associate breast augmentation with getting very large breast implants, the fact of the matter is that getting small or relatively small breast implants can actually have positive results, and in some cases better results than getting much larger breast implants.

In essence, sometimes a woman just needs a slight increase in the overall size of her breasts rather than a dramatic increase in breast size. This can be achieved using small breast implants.

Small Breast Implants Mean Conservative Improvements

One of the key benefits of getting small breast implants is that the changes to the breast are conservative and yet impactful. Just adding a little more volume or altering the shape of the breasts a little bit can result in a much better overall body contour and shape. A major change can occur from simply getting small implants placed.

Small Breast Implants Means More Natural Results

In general, getting small breast implants rather than large breast implants can lead to results that are more natural and more subtle. This means that it is less likely for people to notice that you have undergone a breast augmentation procedure. If you select a hidden scar incision method (e.g., the transaxillary incision under the armpit, or the transumbilical incision in the belly button), the evidence of the surgical procedure will be minimal.

Small Breast Implants Have Reduced Risk of Complications

Small breast implants tend to have a lower rate of complications and carry fewer risks than large breast implants. This is especially important if a patient is more likely to experience serious complications of some kind.

When Will Large Breast Implants Be More Ideal

If a patient has more dramatic aesthetic goals or needs, the use of larger breast implants may be recommended. This is especially important to consider if a patient is trying to add considerable volume to her breasts.

Other Considerations for Breast Augmentation

In addition to breast implant size, it's important to discuss issues of breast implant shape and profile as well. Various considerations for implant placement and the general nature of the implant can lead to different outcomes in appearance when it comes to the overall end results of a procedure.

Tailoring the Treatment to Meet Your Needs

During the consultation process, we will be sure to go over all of your options for surgery in full detail. This will help ensure that you receive the best surgery possible, and that the results of the procedure will meet your aesthetic goals safely and with optimal effectiveness.

Speak with Dr. David Passaretti

For more information about breast implant size and the difference it makes in a procedure, be sure to contact our cosmetic plastic surgery center today. Dr. David Passaretti and the entire team here look forward to your visit and helping you achieve all of your aesthetic goals.

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