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The Perks of Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation in New Jersey doesn't have to be a forbidden topic. In fact, celebrity and country singer, Jena Kramer recently confessed her hesitation and embarrassment about wanting a breast augmentation and worried about what people would think about her change.

"...After having babies, I had a new set of insecurities with my body. Things didn't go back to normal, and I carry a lot of embarrassment when I'm undressed." said Kramer.

If you are contemplating breast augmentation, Dr. Alexis Parcells, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon in New Jersey is here to guide you on your journey. Together, you will discuss your concerns and ideals, determine if you are a good candidate for the procedure, and of course, answer all of your questions and concerns.

Am I a Good Candidate for Breast Augmentation?

According to the Plastic Surgery Statistics Report, over 300,000 women in the U.S. undergo breast augmentation every year, and it is the most common cosmetic procedure in the United States. For most women, you will fall into three main categories in determining if breast augmentation is right for you:

  • Any woman ready to make a change
  • Have a healthy (smoke-free) loving relationship with their body, a sound mind, and realistic expectation
  • Women 18-22 who feel uncomfortable about their breast shape

Think about how you feel about your breasts and whether or not you are ready to make a change. If you want your breasts to be fuller, and/or correct the different sizes of your breasts (breast asymmetry), then breast augmentation is a viable option for you.

Your bras and clothes will fit better, you will see an improvement in your self-esteem, and even better, you will be happy with the results for years to come.

What Exactly is Breast Augmentation?

Breast augmentation or Augmentation Mammaplasty is a cosmetic procedure used to increase the size of the breasts by inserting silicone or saline breast implants either under the breast tissue or under the muscle in the chest. The purpose of the implants is to give the breasts a fuller and youthful appearance.

What Are the Different Types of Breast Implants

At Parcells Plastic Surgery in New Jersey, Dr. Alexis Parcells will determine what is the best size of implant to achieve your ideal breast. There are some regulations in place by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which stipulates that saline breast implants are approved for use in women 18 and over.

In contrast, silicone implants are approved for women 22 and over. It is strongly advised to refrain from getting breast implants while breastfeeding or pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

What Are My Breast Implant Choices?

Silicone Implants

Silicone implants are the most preferred implant because of the natural feel compared to normal breast tissue. Silicone Implants are silicone shells pre-filled with a gel-like substance. You and Dr. Parcells will determine the perfect size and shape for your body. A general rule of thumb is that 250 “cc” of an implant is equivalent to increasing the breast by one cup size.

Saline Implants

The saline implant is also a silicone shell, but it is implanted into the breast unfilled. Once the saline implant is inserted, it is then filled with a saline solution (saltwater). On the plus side, the saline implants can be adjusted during surgery to increase or decrease size based on the most desired look you and Dr. Parcells discussed. The implant can even be adjusted after surgery to add or remove fill without requiring additional surgery.

Will anyone be able to tell I got a boob job?

It's important for you to go into your cosmetic procedure with a healthy outlook. Release the societal stigma of getting breast augmentation and get to know the facts about Breast Augmentation in New Jersey.

It is doubtful anyone will know you had breast augmentation unless you tell them. Dr. Parcells will work with you to determine the most natural look for your size and shape.

So where do you go from here?

You have two options, really. You can choose the status quo and make no change. Your life continues just as it always has; the only difference is now you are armed with information. You have options and the only person this decision matters to is you.

Your second option is to call Dr. Alexis Parcells’s office to set up a consultation. In her office, you will be welcomed into a nurturing and safe space. A space you are free to ask any questions and dream about the body you want to have. Dr. Parcells will discuss your options and help you determine what is the best option to create your natural, stunning results.

Parcells Plastic Surgery offers the most advanced surgical and cosmetic medical spa treatments to women in New Jersey.

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Alexis Parcells is here to educate and empower you to celebrate your natural beauty.

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