Common Myths And Facts About Breast Augmentation

In your search for the best breastfeeding augmentation surgical services, you may have come across quite a bit of conflicting information about the cosmetic surgery. Such contradictions may seem overwhelming, but you should not give up in your search for the truth. All you have to do is seek out credible sources to differentiate the myths from the facts.

1. Unproven Assumptions About Implant Safety Issues

Just about any medical procedure would have some type of side effect. However, some people tend to exaggerate the extent of certain side effects, based on unproven assumptions. This is particularly so with safety issues relating breast implants.

Some of the early occurrences in the initial adoption of breast implants, as recorded by the Therapeutic Goods Administration, may have led people to develop an exaggerated conception of the safety issues concerning implants. In the early 1990's, without rigorous and systemic studies on the safety of implants, people's opinions were easily swayed by anecdotal reports of silicone gel leaking from implants and spreading through the body.

The negative perception created by such unverified reports may have been further cemented by the restrictions and additional conditions imposed on breast implants by regulatory authorities. This would have made the public come to the conclusion that such implants were certainly bad for the regulators to restrict their supply. What the public may not have realized is that such restrictions were not based on verified studies on the implants' safety.

Some of the concerns that people had was that leakage and / or diffusion of silicone gel contributed to an increase in systemic diseases. Women who adopted implants were also concerned about such problems as capsular contracture around implants, resulting in loss of sensation, hardness, distortion and even pain.

Fortunately, once proper research was carried out to verify safety concerns, it was found out that silicone implants were not responsible for connective tissue disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus or scleroderma. Cancer was also ruled as a concern in the adoption of silicone implants. In fact, it's actually quite interesting that silicon is naturally found in the human body.

The complications that can actually arrise due to the use of implants are much less harmful and usually occur when implants are left to stay for too long until they age. In such situations, you may experience capsular contracture. At such a point, you would require corrective surgery to replace your implant.

2. Facts About Mammography

Just as you demystify the myths surrounding augmentation surgery, you should also find out about proven facts of the operation.

It's true that implants do obscure mammography images of tumors. This inevitably interferences with early detection of breast cancer, causing a delay in diagnosis.

Fortunately, special techniques are being adopted to minimize such implant implant. You should also realize that there is a certain proportion of obscured mammograms even in women without implants, as indicated by the FDA.

In some instances, both saline and silicone implants can rupture while you go mammograms. You surgeon would advise you on how to handle such situations.

Once you understand the real fact about augmentation surgery and eliminate the myths, you would know exactly how to get the best from your operation.

Source by Dr Kourosh Tavakoli

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