475cc I'm a D but Want to Be at a DD How Many More Cc Do I Need to Be at a DD?
- Asked by Lucia San in San Antonio, Texas
- 1 year ago
I'm 5'0ft & 125lbs
Breast Implant Size to Achieve DD Cup?
Thank you for the question.
Unfortunately, no plastic surgeon is able to accurately predict what cup size you will end up wearing after breast augmentation with a certain size implant. I suggest that patients not base their communication of goals or satisfaction with the results of surgery on achieving a specific cup size. As you know, cup size varies depending on who makes the bra; therefore, discussing desired cup size may also be inaccurate.
In my practice I use goal pictures to communicate with patients. With this technique patients are able to demonstrate what they are trying to achieve and what type of looks they do not like as well.
I also use intraoperative sizers and place the patient in the upright position to evaluate breast size. Use of these sizers also allow me to select the breast implant profile (low, moderate, moderate plus, high-profile) that would most likely achieve the patient's goals. The patient's goal pictures are hanging on the wall, and allow for direct comparison. I have found that this system is very helpful in improving the chances of achieving the patient's goals as consistently as possible.
I hope this helps.
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