Breast augmentation procedures that involve saline or silicone breast implants, and breast enhancement procedures that involve injecting the breast with fat or other compounds continue to be some of the most sought-after procedures by women who want to achieve their 'ideal' silhouette. However, the women who opt for two or three cup sizes larger than their natural breast size often create an unbalanced figure and the resulting profile does not look natural.
Currently, the most popular procedures include:
The days of oversized breast implants and rounded breasts are giving way to natural, sculpted and proportionate chest sizes according to a recent study by cosmetic surgery researchers.
According to The Harley Medical Group, the largest cosmetic surgery provider in the U.K., "The new breed of breast augmentation patients, keen to keep things in proportion, are plumping for the "lower profile implant" in preference to two other available breast implant shapes - the "round high profile", which produces a more rounded appearance to the upper breast and the "contoured" breast implants, which are designed to reflect the slope of the breast." (Source: WebWire.com)
Women who want a more contoured appearance are encouraged to select saline implants over silicone, and saline offers several other advantages. Dr. Tom Pousti, a board-certified plastic surgeon in California explains that saline implants also offer near-immediate results. Women can enjoy a natural, streamlined look shortly after surgery with minimal health risks and less discomfort.