Thinking of breast implants?
Breast augmentation is a big commitment. Naturally, you will want to do your own fact finding and research what your options are. We have a comprehensive list of impartial guides with practical help and advice to help you make your own informed decisions. Here we provide an A to Z listing of all our guides so that you can quickly find the ones you want.
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Don't know what breast implant size to go for? We will explain the simple rice test which you can do at home in 15 minutes to give you a feel for new breast sizes for you to try out. Also, around 70% to 85% of UK women wear an incorrect bra size! You could be one of them. Tips to ensure that you are wearing the right size bra also the right type of bra which is ever so important for your breast implants in those early stages of post-op recovery.
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Breast implants are available in different materials, different shapes, sizes, profiles and textures. In modern day breast augmentation surgery in the UK, there are two main types of synthetic breast implants used. These are saline implants and silicone implants. Saline implants consist of a silicone elastomer bag filled with sterile saline solution. Gels and elastomer forms of silicone are used to make silicone implants.
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Common alternatives to breast enlargement surgery include: breast enhancement pills
, supplements and capsules, breast enlargement or bust firming creams
, breast enlargement suction pumps
, breast firming exercises
at the gym, breast enhancer bras
, push-up, padded and gel bras. We identify many natural
, herbal breast enhancement supplements. Your natural breast size
will also depend upon your body fat percentage and upon your genetics. Boob job
surgery alternatives considered.
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Starting from your initial thoughts of having breast enlargement surgery
, the overall process through to the end result can seem quite daunting. There are many clinics and many options to choose from. We explain the steps you should consider to help you make the right choices for you and what you need to know about breast augmentation. We also explain the overall process from start to finish, what to ask at your consolation, what the surgical procedure entails and more.
What to expect from your chosen breast augmentation clinic's aftercare programme. Will they be replaced free of charge if your breast implants rupture
or if you experience capsular contracture
? What should you be covered for and for how long? Will you be able to go back and see the surgeon at no extra cost? Will you have an annual check-up?
You have several choices which will influence the look, size, feel and shape of your implants after breast augmentation surgery. Choices such as breast implant size, which cosmetic surgery clinic, silicone or saline, round or teardrop, smooth or textured, unders, overs or partial unders, which incision type? Here's some help with your decisions and unbiased information to allow you to research your options.
Compare pictures of women before breast augmentation surgery with those after. Plastic surgery photos. Help with choosing your breast size
before your surgery and what you might look like after your breast enlargement. Before and after pictures of 500cc implants, submuscular implant placement, moderate profile implants, pictures of silicone and saline implants in place.
The try at home rice test
Media and public obsession over celebrity cosmetic surgery has influenced the aspirations of many women. Pictures of who's had the latest breast enlargement seem to cover magazines and newspapers. For fun, we include a list of celebrity bra (breast) sizes. Using celebrity pictures for your own breast enlargement before and after size decisions. The "DD Cup" factor. Bra sizes for Beyonce, Jordan, Victoria Beckham ...
How to conduct a breast self exam to check for breast cancer and problems with breast implants. How to detect breast implant extrusion, ridges and rippling, implant rupture and capsular contracture. We describe what to look for in detail. We explain how to carry out the breast self exam using the latest modern techniques from an extensive review of the medical literature and input from an expert advisory group.
An A to Z glossary of medical terms used in breast augmentation. It's worth learning the lingo
so that you can take part on breast enlargement forums
and communicate effectively with the medical staff at your chosen cosmetic surgery clinic.