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What to Consider Before Getting a 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

If you‚ are thinking about getting a Houston breast augmentation, you should know this is a major decision that can’t be taken lightly. Not only will breast implants completely change your appearance and the way you feel about yourself, but it is a surgical procedure, so there are health factors to consider.

Before you get a breast augmentation take these things into serious consideration.

The plastic surgeon

Not all cosmetic surgeons in Houston are the same. It’s important that you find a plastic surgeon who: a) Is experienced at performing breast augmentation surgery successfully and b) You can trust to guide you through this life-changing process. Don’t just choose the first plastic surgeon you come across. Spend time doing your research. Read up on each surgeon’s credentials and background, and spend time talking to each of them to find one you feel most comfortable with.

The benefits

There are a lot of potential benefits you could experience when you get breast implants. Implants can be used to enhance the shape of your body if you feel your breasts are too small. They can also be used after pregnancy to reduce the size of the breasts. Or you can get a breast implants Houston to make sure both breasts are the same size. In addition to the obvious physical benefits of a breast augmentation, there are emotional advantages as well. Many women report an increase in self-confidence as they feel more comfortable with their new body.

The risks

This is an operation, so it’s important that you’re fully aware of any potential breast augmentation risks. The good news is the most experienced plastic surgeons have performed hundreds of these procedures, so for them, it’s pretty simple and straightforward. Ask your surgeon for more information about all the risks associated with breast implants so you can make an informed decision if you really want this procedure.

The cost

The truth is breast augmentation can be fairly expensive. The procedure costs thousands of dollars, so before you spend that money, you really need to make sure this is what you want. Thankfully, many cosmetic surgeons offer flexible financing options to help cover the costs of the procedure.

You should never rush into getting a breast augmentation. Take your time to truly ask yourself if this is what you want, and visit with a qualified Houston plastic surgeon who can determine if you’re a candidate for the procedure and answer any questions you may have.

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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