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Houston Breast Augmentation: 5 Big Mistakes to Avoid MARK A. SCHUSTERMAN, MD, FACS

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons American Society of Plastic Surgeons American Board of Plastic Surgery American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery American Board of Cosmetic Surgery Association of American Physicians and Surgeons Texas Surgical Society Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons

Breast implant surgery in Houston can make a woman feel more confident about the way she looks which then effects other aspects of her life. Many women are extremely happy after having breast augmentation surgery and have no regrets. Other women feel their breast surgery was a mistake but luckily there are steps to take to prevent this from happening. Knowing the right questions to ask, doing the surgery for the right reasons, and working with a qualified plastic surgeon are extremely important steps to take when considering breast augmentation surgery.

Know Where to Search for a Breast Augmentation Plastic Surgeon

The first mistake a women can make is not knowing where to find a reputable plastic surgeon. Looking for the right plastic surgeon can come up with hundreds of surgeons that say they can perform breast augmentations. Many women may settle on choosing a Houston plastic surgeon from a referral they got from a friend and that can be another huge mistake. Do some homework on local plastic surgeons to see who is truly qualified. The Patients Advantage is an excellent resource women can look up online to find board-certified plastic surgeons.

Ask the Plastic Surgeon the Right Questions before a Breast Augmentation

Once a woman has narrowed down her search, she can consult with multiple plastic surgeons about breast augmentation surgery. A reputable plastic surgeon will ask why she wants the procedure done. Women that are going through a lot of stress often regret their breast augmentation and feel depressed when the surgery does not solve their problems. The plastic surgeon also needs to ensure that the women is a good candidate for the surgery. Women with health problems may endanger their lives by going through with breast augmentation surgery.

Women must clarify what their desired outcome with the surgery is to know if the plastic surgeon sees it as something obtainable. Ask to see before and after photos of patients that have had breast augmentation surgery from that plastic surgeon. Learning about recovery and what to do if a complication arises should also be discussed prior to breast surgery. Although breast surgery may not be the best option for some woman, a plastic surgeon may be able to recommend other procedures to women as an alternative.


Houston breast augmentation plastic surgeons at MD Aesthetic Plastic Surgery are top-rated plastic surgeons with thousands of satisfied patients. In addition to breast augmentations, they offer laser tattoo removal, tummy tuck, and Botox in Houston.

Contact us today to schedule your appointment with the renowned plastic surgeon and breast & body specialist Dr. Mark Schusterman. Take your first steps to a more beautiful you.

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