I Am 5'7 and 166 Pounds.I Am a Currently a Big B and Want Big C is 425cc to Big for Me?
I Am 5'7 and 166 Pounds.I Am a Currently a Big B and Want Big C is 425cc to Big for Me? (photo)
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425cc breast implants to go from B to C cup
The size of the implants are based on a combination of a patient's goals and objectives and her anatomy. In order to provide a natural looking augmentation, the surgeon needs to evaluate many factors including soft tissue coverage, skin laxity, chest wall width, breast imprint width, the shape of the breasts and relative level of constriction to ensure that the breast implants are appropriate for your body.
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Implant Selection Process
In order to make an accurate size recommendation, I would need to assess your chest wall and breast mound measurements and characteristics. Unfortunately, there is not a general rule of thumb or objective criteria to implant selection.
Your plastic surgeon will perform several measurements of your chest wall and breast anatomy and determine a range of implants that both fit your chest wall and reach your desired goals.
The next step is to try on this range of implants in the office with your doctor. The key to this success is showing your surgeon the body proportion you desire with a bra sizer and allowing your surgeon to guide you to the right implant. It will be much easier to communicate in implant cc's than cup size when determining the appropriate implant for you.
I wish you a safe recovery and fantastic result.
Breast Augmentation and Cup Size
In reality, cup size is too variable and subjective between bra manufacturers, and in my opinion is not an accurate nor useful method of discussing breast augmentation. What is most important is what you like when looking into a mirror! See a board-certified plastic surgeon who will allow you to "try on" different breast implant sizes in the office, and then determine what size winds up giving you the look that you desire. Don't focus on cup size as you will too often miss the mark with breast enlargement. Best wishes.
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Choosing the right implant size
425cc may put you in the D cup range, but it's hard to determine cup size with cc's. Therefore, look at some before and after pictures of women with 425cc to see if that is the size that you want.
Breast Augmentation and Implant Size
425 cc's definitely too big.
Sounds like you want to be one cup larger. 300 cc breast implants is all you need for that. Don't go too big.
Implants in the 400 range more likely in the D range
Thank you for your question. It is difficult to tell from the photo you have attached. It really depends on your base width diameter. I will say though, that if you are already a big B cup, then a 425 ccc implant is more likely to make you a D cup then it is a C cup. Discuss this specifically with your plastic surgeon. Good Luck.
What size breast implant is right
The size chosen is based upon measurements taken at your visit. I generally tell women that your perception of proper fullness is more important than the letter on a bra, since not all ras are created equal. So we will have you put on a bra that has sleeves for implants, then place your blouse back on and see if the implant chosen gives the kind of visual "look" you want. Since I haven't had the chance to obtain the proper measurements for dimensional augmentation, I can't tell you if that volume is too big for you. Sorry, but only your surgeon would be able to tell you if that is in the correct range of sizes for your body dimensions.
If your big C is a very big C the full implant is right for you
If you are already into a full B cup, chances are a volume change above 400cc may push you into a D-cup. We would have to rely on and examination and interview, and see for ourselves just what 'your' C is to look like. If one girls C is another's D, so be it. The end result whatever you call it must be on target.
Best of luck, Peter Johnson, MD
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