Breast Augmentation or Enlargement, is a surgical procedure carried out to enlarge the breast and is generally performed on woman with underdeveloped breasts or on woman who have experienced a decrease in breast size or shape due to pregnancy, weight loss or Breast feed. The enlargement surgery consists of making appropriate size pocket either above or under the chest muscle and placing the implant containing a soft, natural-feeling implant material underneath.
There are 2 types of implants approved by FDA today, Sailine filed or Silicone gel field implants. Both implants are made of a silicone gel, and filled with a saline solution or a silicone gel. Dr Shamloo was selected as of the surgeons to development of silicone gel implant that took more than 10 years and eventually approved in 2006 by FDA.
Dr Shamloo will discuss the choice of implant, reasons for the selection, and will review with you the size changes that are possible with the procedure as well as advantages and disadvantages of each implant.