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Five Myths about Breast Implants and Breast Augmentation Surgeries

Breast Implants and Breast Augmentation

Breast implants are gel-like or fluid filled sac’s that are implanted behind the breast of a female woman. This is done to increase the size of the breasts the women has and it is generally done by women who seek to meet the expectations of everyday ordinary society. However, this is not an easy process both physically and mentally, because individuals who go through this process are often faced with many dilemmas that actually scare them away from performing the procedures.

Women having her breasts examined for breast implant surgery








Many women who are at a the stage in their lives and who are considering breast augmentation surgery are often heavily influenced in their decision not only by the opinion of their friends but also by information that is read over the internet. This can at times be off putting and untrue.

Top five myths about breast implants

  1. Replacement period for implants:

Many people believe that implants are required to be replaced every several years. This is not the truth as, implants are quite durable and can last up to 30 years. Each implant is different and is made according to the manufacturers specifications, adhering to the recommended time period should prepare an individual for their follow-up procedure, years later.

  1. Breast implants leak!

This is true, breast implants do leak, but not at the misconstrued understanding many people have about leaking implants. Actually only 1- 2 % of all breast implants leak yearly and this should be prevented simply by taking good care of the implants.

  1. Will implants prevent me from having a mammogram?

You do not have to worry about the effectiveness of mammograms, breast implants do not affect the effectiveness of the process. The biggest problem that may occur is that the technician may have to take a few extra steps to ensure the entire area is photographed.

  1. Am I going to be able to breast feed?

Depending on how the surgeon implants the breast implant, a women should still be able to breast feed. By placing the implant above or below the muscle this should not harm any of the tissue needed for breast feeding.

  1. Will people be able to tell that I have fake breasts through look and feel?

NO. This is very rare, and should not be an issue if the procedure is done properly by a professional and accredited plastic surgeon. By making sure you choose the right doctor, you can ensure that you will receive the best possible results.

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