There are a number of reasons why women choose to have breast surgery. It would be disingenuous to say that the images that are presented on the television, Internet, and magazines do not play a role in the way that women perceive their bodies. The truth is that all of these forms of media present women of different ages who have what society would deem perfect bodies for their age. It is not uncommon to see women who are in their 50s with bodies that would make some women in their 30s jealous. This is a just one of the reasons why some women in Orlando, FL are turning to breast augmentation as a way of enhancing their curves.
In the real world, women have to deal with changes to their body that happen as a result of age, weight loss or weight gain, pregnancy, and breast-feeding. On the television and on the Internet it is absolutely normal to see a woman who gave birth to a child just a few months ago quickly transform their body back to the way it was prior to childbirth. Of course, what you do not see is all of the hard work done by a team of professional nutritionists, trainers, and medical professionals to help that person get their body back in shape quickly.
Technology has played a large role in the way that society perceives beauty and in what society expects an attractive woman to look like regardless of her age. What is nice is that for those who wish to attain to society’s image of perfection, technology makes this possible in a safe and easy way.
It is good to have a clear idea of what we mean when we are talking about perfection. When it comes to appearance, perfection does not mean everyone having the exact same dimensions. We are not clones, and one should not strive to make their body a clone of someone else’s. The perfection that we are discussing is where an individual is able to enhance their unique physique in a way that highlights their individual beauty. This is what breast augmentation has been able to do for many women. It does not rob one of their uniqueness. Instead, it enhances their uniqueness and accents their personal beauty, creating what for them is physical perfection.
Understanding the Motivation behind Augmentation Procedures
We have already discussed the role that society’s perception of beauty has on a person’s decision to have breast implants or other augmentation procedures done. There are also internal pressures that make a person want to change the way that they look. Many will opt for these procedures because they do not like the way they look with clothing on. They feel that because of the size or shape of their breasts, the clothing options that are available do not fit to them well. They feel uncomfortable in what they wear, and they long to be able to go shopping, pick whatever they want off of the rack, and have it fit them better.
Another reason why women opt for breast augmentation procedures is because they do not like the way they look without clothing on. This is not necessarily a response to the reaction that other people have when they see them. Instead, when some women look at themselves in the mirror without clothing, they just don’t like the way they look. They feel that their body does not have the right proportions. They feel that their body lacks the feminine shape that they have always associated with being a woman. The hope is that by having augmentation procedures, they will be able to accomplish these goals.
Another motivation for having augmentation procedures is improving one’s self image or self perception. Society has told us time and time again how important it is for us to love ourselves as we are. We know that. We know that our uniqueness makes us beautiful. In fact, it is hoped that before going in for augmentation a woman already has a relatively positive self image. If you have any form of a cosmetic procedure done and you don’t love who you were before the procedure, you are not going to love the way you look or love who you are after the procedure.
What a breast augmentation procedure will do is improve the physical aspect of the beauty that you already feel internally. It is like the icing on the cake. It is what allows you to show the world externally what you already feel about yourself internally. Once your physical appearance matches your positive self image or your positive self perception, your self-esteem and confidence grows. When people on the outside perceive you in the same way that you already see yourself, you feel more comfortable in social settings. The positive feedback you receive from others because of a perceived improvement in your physical appearance leads to a real improvement in your own assessment of yourself. This creates a domino effect that is seen in just about every aspect of your life.
Another motivation for having augmentation procedures is to recoup the body you had prior to weight gain, weight loss, or pregnancy. Most mothers would gladly sacrifice the appearance of their body for the joy that comes from having a child. This does not mean that they do not long to have the body back that they had prior to childbirth. As great as childbearing is, there is no denying the negative effect it can have on one’s body. During pregnancy, the breasts grow in size. After pregnancy, they rapidly reduce in size. This can cause the breasts to sag and lose their shape.
After pregnancy, a woman can look at yourself in the mirror and feel like she is looking at a shadow of her former self. Many of the features are the same, but her body lacks that perkiness and youthful appearance that was there just a few months ago. Breast augmentation procedures can help a woman recover the way her breasts looked to a pre-pregnancy appearance or make them look even better than they did before pregnancy.
Age plays a role in the appearance of one’s body and one’s breasts. Gravity begins to take its toll on a woman’s breasts, causing them to look saggy and even changing their size. Augmentation procedures and breast lift procedures can correct some of the negative effects that time and gravity have had on a woman’s breasts, making her feel and look younger.
Symmetry is key to attractiveness. When a person has asymmetrical features, they are readily noticeable and detract from their appearance. Some women have asymmetrical breasts. For some, this asymmetry is readily noticeable. The asymmetry makes it difficult for them to purchase clothing that fits well and makes them uncomfortable with the way that they look, thereby causing them to shy away from romantic relationships. It also takes a toll on how they feel about themselves.
Augmentation procedures make it possible for women in Orlando, FL who have been living with asymmetry their entire life to correct the appearance of their breasts. What is nice about these procedures is that they are completely customizable. Implants are personalized to each patient, and the placement of implants differ in location based on the need of the patient.
Are Augmentation Procedures Right for You?
It is one thing to talk about augmentation procedures in the abstract, but it is quite another thing to discuss these procedures when you are considering having them done. In order to determine if this procedure is right for you, you need to first do an honest self-evaluation. We have discussed some of the reasons why other women may have opted to have this procedure done, but the question that you need to ask is, why do you want to have it done? What factors are motivating you to consider this procedure?
This will likely be one of the first questions posed to you during your consultation with us. This is an important question because it has a bearing on how happy you will be with the results after the procedure. If your reasons for wanting treatment are unhealthy, for example, if you are trying to fit into an ideal that others have of what you should look like or if you are trying to impress someone else, you are only setting yourself up for disappointment. It is likely that your desire to impress others or to meet someone else’s ideal will only have a negative impact on your self-confidence.
Are You a Good Candidate for This Procedure?
Let’s say that after some soul-searching you realize that you have the right motives in wanting this procedure done and feel it’s right for you. Now, you have to find out whether or not you are actually a candidate for the surgery.
Augmentation procedures are safe. Thousands of them are performed every single year and go off without a hitch. That being said, we are still talking about a surgical procedure. As with all surgeries, your results are going to be determined in part by your overall health. The healthier you are prior to surgery, the better results you will see after surgery.
During your initial consultation, we are going to want to talk to you about any health issues that you currently have or that you have had in the past. We will be interested in learning about medications that you are taking or that you have taken in the past. The goal is to get a complete picture of your current state of health. We can use this to help you determine if the surgery is right for you, what steps you may need to take before you are a good candidate, and to be sure everything is in order and give you the green light for the surgery. One thing that is true is that smoking minimizes your chances of being a good candidate. If you are currently a smoker, we may ask you to stop smoking for a few months before the surgery as well as a few months after surgery for best results.
To be a good candidate, you need to be committed to getting the best results from your breast augmentation procedure. It sounds pretty obvious, but some people are surprised by the level of commitment that is needed in order to do the preoperative care as well as the postoperative care. As with any surgical procedure, there will be some downtime, and you will need to be vigilant about the care of your implants for the best results.
There is a reason why women in Orlando, FL as well as around the world have breast augmentation procedures done. They can help enhance your appearance, make you feel more comfortable in the clothing that you wear, restore the appearance of your breasts after weight gain, weight loss, or pregnancy, rebuild your breasts after cancer or other surgical procedures, and give you a sense of confidence in the way you look and feel. Would you like to learn more about these procedures? If so, feel free to get in touch with our team at The Institute of Aesthetic Surgery. We proudly serve residents in Lake Nona, Altamonte Springs, and Celebration. We look forward to discussing options with you with the goal of helping you get the body you want. Contact us today to schedule your consultation!