Safety must come first when planning breast enlargement.
Following recent reports in the national press regarding Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) breast implants, we are once again reminded of the importance of putting safety first when it comes to this type of surgery.
Concerns were raised over the long-term health risks for the 47,000 women who are thought to have been given the implants due to them being found to be twice as likely to rupture. While those concerns have now been allayed somewhat, it nevertheless raises an important issue about the importance of safety.
Breast enlargement can be a positive lifestyle choice for a number of women, giving them an increased level of confidence in many aspects of their life. However, there are many reasons why women choose to have breast augmentation. The important thing is that they give the decision a lot of consideration before proceeding with the surgery.
Many breast augmentation surgeries offer free consultations in which they provide expert advice about the options available and ensure people are happy with the decision theyre making. This allows women to consider the journey theyre about to embark on and find out more about the surgical team and facilities that are available.
Finding somewhere that provides GMC specialist registered surgeons who are trained in aesthetic plastic surgery and use state-of-the-art facilities are a must. Meanwhile, it can be important to consider the technique they use, as some require specialist expertise