difficult making decisions about breast size without performing a physical
examination or seeing pre-operative pictures. In addition, the patients
underlying anatomy and personal preference for size and shape must be
considered as well.
in women who already have large breasts, should be approached with caution for
a variety of reasons. When women have large breasts, it’s not unusual for them
to also have breast sag. This is usually their primary problem and frequently
requires a breast lift for correction. When the breasts are lifted into proper
position, they often times look bigger then they did when they were saggy.
Under these circumstances, breast augmentation may not be necessary to obtain a
In other cases,
placement of breast implants might actually accelerate breast sag by stretching
the overlying breast tissue.
Women who have large
breasts who are considering breast augmentation should proceed cautiously. In
the short term, this procedure might meet your aesthetic goals, but over the
course of time, the results might be less than optimal. It’s important to
consult a board certified plastic surgeon who will evaluate your unique
anatomic findings and aesthetic goals to make an appropriate decision.