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How To Prepare Mentally For Breast Augmentation? 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

It is a known fact that you have to expect lots of physical changes after you undergo a breast augmentation. This is because you look one way when you go in for your surgery, and look different on coming out. However, besides being prepared for these physical changes, you should also know how to prepare mentally for breast augmentation.

Body Needs Time To Adjust

If you have looked forward to this surgery for a long time, you naturally assume you will feel great after undergoing the surgery. However, there is also a chance of your wondering if you have made the right decision for a moment or two. In fact, you may also experience a tinge of regret for undergoing the surgery.

Of course, these feelings are momentary and don’t last long. However, it is important that you mentally expect to feel them. This does not mean that you are not happy with the results of the surgery. It’s just that like your body needs time to adjust and heal; your mind also needs time to see something different every time you look in the mirror.

Changes in Bra Size

A very noticeable change you will notice lies in the clothes you wear, and how it fits. Remember that there will be changes in things like your bra size and the type of shirt you like wearing after the breast augmentation.

As you know things will change with your wardrobe, you have to tell yourself to be ready to throw away some of the things in your closet. You also have to do some future planning and find new clothes that fit your new look.

So don’t return home thinking that everything will be the same, just as it was before the surgery. Remember that you have undergone a change, and thus other things in your life too will change. By planning for this change, you will be able to prevent yourself from any discouragement and frustration after the surgery.

Ignore Negativity and Embrace positivity

The Houston breast augmentation makes changes to your physique, which you should remember when you go out in public and return to your normal life. Remember that people will notice these changes, and may ask questions or voice their opinions about your appearance or the surgery.

While some people give compliments and have the manners to be quiet about your appearance, there is always a chance of your running into some troublesome and insulting people.

However, it is only if you are mentally prepared about meeting them that you will be able to accept any comments they make. You learn to ignore whatever negative remarks they make, and only accept and listen to all the positivity they emit.

With the help of all these tips, you learn to get yourself mentally prepared for a breast augmentation surgery.

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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