Statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons show that breast augmentations were the most popular cosmetic surgical procedure in and have been for the past few years. Here, some expert plastic surgeons share what you should keep in mind before getting breast surgery. According to Melissa Doft , MD, FACS, surgery will sometimes be covered when correcting severe asymmetry due to developmental deformity or reconstruction after mastectomy or lumpectomy. For breast reductions, Rady Rahban , MD, FACS, adds that insurance will sometimes pay if the breasts are so large they create symptoms of back pain, neck pain, or rashes under the breast or if surgery is otherwise medically necessary. Procedures that advertise using fat from liposuction and re-injecting it into the breast, also called fat grafts, are still considered surgical procedures, explains Dr.
Before I had the surgery I was miserable all the time. Who knows where I might be today if I hadn't been granted the operation. Two years later I was so upset that I went to see the local GP with my mum. I explained to him how worried I was, and I asked him why I was different.
Hundreds of British women who have had breast-enhancement surgery are at risk a deadly form of cancer triggered by their implants, say scientists. New data suggests that the disease is far more common than first thought. It was once believed that fewer than one in , breast-implant patients were affected, but the true figure could be one in 3, with the riskiest implants, according to findings announced last week. New figures released last week suggested one in 3, women could face health complications associated with certain types of textured breast implants.
Thinking about going under the knife? Here's what you need to know before you go to a consultation. Knowledge is boob power, so here's all the info you need and must read before you have any kind of breast operation