What breast implant size is right for me?

Wrestling with how big to go? Here are a few deciding factors to consider.

Which type of implant is right for you?

A quick review of the implant decisions you’ll need to make.

What’s the difference between smooth and textured implants?

Why the texture (or lack thereof) makes a difference.

What’s the difference between round implants and shaped implants?

How the shape of your implant can make a difference.

What’s the difference between standard profile and low-profile/high-profile?

How the profile of your implant affects the overlook look.

What are the different incisions that can be made?

When it comes to incisions, you have multiple options.

What can I do to minimize the chances of scarring?

You can’t avoid scarring altogether, but find out what you can do to minimize it.

What’s the difference between silicone and saline implants?

Does the debate between silicone and saline implants have you confused?

Is it best to have the incision made above or below the muscle?

What to know about the under versus over debate.

Is it okay to have a breast lift performed along with breast implants?

How to time your surgeries for the best results.

Should I get a breast lift if I have smaller breasts?

What a breast can — and can’t — do for smaller breasts.

How long will it take to recover?

Find out how long it will take to get back to your daily activities after breast implant surgery.

Do I really have to have my implants replaced every 10-15 years (even if I am not having problems with them)?

Learn the most common myths and truths about implant replacement.

What is capsular contracture?

Everything you need to know the most common side effect of breast implant surgery.

Can implants correct mammary asymmetry, and do they ever cause it?

Find out if implants can help resolve your uneven breast issues, and if it’s something you need to worry about when getting implants.

Frequently Asked Questions Reviewed by Dr. Richard Baxter in Seattle, WA. To learn more about Dr. Baxter, please go to www.aboutplasticsurgery.com/doctor-profile/richard-a-baxter-md-facs-227.