If I'm a 32 Band U.S. Bra Size (27/28 Inch Ribcage) How Many Cc's to Increase 1 Cup Size?
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Good communication between you and your surgeon of your expectations is warranted - choosing your surgeon wisely is the first step. Discussion of your wishes and having an honest and open dialog of your procedure is mandatory (e.g, implant type, incision, placement, lift, etc). I have found that photographs brought by the patient is helpful to get a visualization of the appearance you wish for in terms of size, shape, fullness, etc. In addition, your surgeon's pre and postoperative photographs should demonstrate a realistic goal for you. Once this has been accomplished, allow your surgeon to utilize his/her best medical judgment during the procedure to finesse the best possible result for you after preoperative biodimensional planning and fitting the right implant for your breast width.
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One cup size change
About 200 cc's are needed for you to increase one cup size.You should discuss this with your board certified plastic surgeon.
Breast implants, breast augmentation
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How many cc to increase one breast size?
Usually the normal number is somewhere between 150-200cc to increase the cup size. However, when a breast augmentation is being done there are technical issues as well, creating fullness, cleavage or also if the patient has loose skin, meaning that they had volume loss over the years, need to replace that volume loss. So considering all these things , occasionally 150-200cc may not be enough, we may need to put a little bit more than 200cc depending on the patient type.
Implants and cup size
Typically a volume of 150-200 ccs will increase your breast by one cup size, although this volume requirement varies based on body frame and existing breast volume.
Cup size and implants
it is very difficult to "size you up" without performing an exam and going over your surgical goals. There is not exact volume per cup size, but they probably go up about 150-200 cc/cup .
Bra Size after Breast Augmentation
It used to be that we could tell you about how many cc's it would take to increase you a bra size based on your measurement around the rib cage below the breasts. For someone your size this would have taken 100-125 cc's. Now it is impossible to determine since each bra manufacturer uses their own rules about bra cup size. Therefore, now, you need to be more specific than simply discussing desired bra cup size. You need to discuss, at length, in general terms, what size you would like to be and trust your Plastic Surgeon to pick the right size. Another alternative is to use sizers in a loose bra to determine about what size you desire. This, with further discussion, will determine the size of implant used.
What size implant to increase breast one cup size?
How much volume to increase 1 cup size
It is very important that although numbers are helpful, you cannot generalize ccs to cup size. You frame, skin type, elasticity, previous pregnancies, as well as the bra manufacturer all go into the final cup size. The best way to make this decision is to go in for an in-person consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon and try on different implants to get a better answer on what implant is best for you.
Best of luck
Vincent Marin, MD, FACS
San Diego Plastic Surgeon
Volume needed to increase one cup size
This is difficult to answer without knowing your breast skin quality or current volume. You may however need at least 150-200 cc's to increase your cup size by one cup. A board certified plastic surgeon can help you with the sizing process by having you try on different sized implants. I use 3D imaging which gives a very accurate simulation of what a certain implant will look like on your specific frame/body.
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