Will Breast Implants Make You Happier?

She has an amazing career ahead of herBreast augmentation is one of the most common elective surgeries performed on women worldwide. Breast enlargement isn’t only about achieving bigger breasts, but also about improving your overall proportions and increasing your self confidence. Despite the procedure’s popularity, many women interested in breast augmentation may wonder if breast implants will really make them happier in the long run. The answer is more complicated than a simple yes or no.

Psychological Benefits of Breast Augmentation

Most breast augmentation patients are overwhelmingly satisfied with their results, often stating that their implants have helped them feel more confident, more feminine, sexier and more appreciative of their bodies. The self confidence boost that many women report after getting breast implants can have a ripple effect, improving both personal and professional lives due to a better sense of self esteem.

The Need for Realistic Expectations

At the same time, candidates for breast augmentation are strongly encouraged to maintain realistic expectations. Your final breast augmentation results will be influenced by your natural anatomy, and breast implants won’t necessarily give you a ‘perfect’ appearance.

Additionally, breast implants won’t dramatically change your life. Expectations that breast implants will resolve all problems ranging from relationship woes to career concerns will only lead to inevitable disappointment when the procedure simply increases breast size.

Enhancing Your Natural Curves

Rather than conceptualizing breast implants as providing you with your ideal body, it’s much healthier and more realistic to understand breast augmentation as a way to enhance your natural breasts. If you’re seeking a cure to all of your appearance concerns, implants may not be the solution for you. However, if enhancing your existing curves helps you love your body that much more, a makeover with breast implants could certainly improve your happiness.

Dr. Lee B. Daniel, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
244 Country Club Rd
Eugene OR   97401