Thousands of women around the world are enjoying the results of cosmetic surgery in the form of breast augmentation, and for many Asian women, having a small bust is not an attractive feature. Fortunately, there are surgical procedures to enlarge the breasts, with the most popular being silicone breast implants, and if you would like to learn more about this type of breast augmentation, please read on.
Main Reasons for Breast Augmentation
The major reasons for women to undergo breast augmentation are as follows:
- To enlarge naturally small breasts.
- To reshape breasts after childbirth.
- Restore symmetry.
- Post-Op Breast Restoration.
In Thailand, many women wish to enlarge their breasts, which has led to an emergence of top class cosmetic plastic surgery clinics opening in Bangkok, and if you are thinking of breast augmentation (called เสริมหน้าอกปลอดภัย in Thai), a Google search will bring up a list of clinics and you can browse until you find an established clinic.
There are 3 main types of breast implant,
- Saline implant – The bag is filled with a saline solution, the amount would depend on the desired results.
- Silicone gel implant – The most popular choice, there are antileak systems in place, and with incisions under the armpits, there is no visible scarring.
- Alternative composite implants – Soy oil is sometimes used.
When you first meet the surgeon, he will discover what you expect from the treatment and if that can realistically be achieved, the surgeon would explain the procedure in great detail. He will, of course, answer any questions you may have, plus he would wish to carry out an external examination. One method to select the right amount of enlargement is to add small pieces of silicone into a special bra, which allows the patient to fully experience the enlargement, then if you are happy with everything, an operation date would be set and you would be given a pre-op list of preparations.
There are several options for incisions; under the crease of the breast, inside the armpit or around the nipple. The choice of incision would depend on variables such as the amount of enlargement, the type of implant and patient preference, and fir the surgeon, it is critical that the patient fully understands the procedure, along with the risks that are associated with all forms of surgery.
Choose a leading Surgeon
If you happen to live in Bangkok, there are many cosmetic surgery clinics, and if you choose a leading specialist who is qualified and experienced, you can be sure of a first-class job.