Get A Cup Implants for AA Bra Size?

I'm a small person, age 20, 5', 110lb. My bra size is literally smaller than a AA. I don't want to be big, I just want something.A little pad, maybe a bit of cleavage.I dance and am active and don't want big jugs in my way, but I am tired of looking like a boy.A cup implants or a small B? Or some other procedure?It seems like everyone talks like C cup is the bare minimum but I cannot see myself with those. I'd like to avoid surgery altogether; even wonder if I might still grow a bit. Best option?

Doctor Answers 19

Get the Size Implants That Please You!

You definitely can get the size that pleases you!

Other people's idea of what may be "worth it" are irrelevant: Cosmetic surgery is not a democratic process: your vote is the only one that matters!

During your consultation, take time wit trying on different size implants. You'll know the right size for you when you see it. Choose the size that helps you fill out a bra or a blouse the way that pleases you.  If your surgeon will let you, ask to wear the sizers home and wear the all day to get used to your new look.

If your surgeon has a 3-dimensional imaging device for breast augmentation, seeing your own augmented image in 3-D may be tremendously helpful in your size selection and feeling more confident in your choice for surgery.

Denver Plastic Surgeon
4.6 out of 5 stars 40 reviews

Small Breast Implant

Yes, you can go up by one cup size. Your options include;

  • Small implant ( 100- 150 cc implant)
  • Fat grafting
  • Weight gain
  • Hormone therapy as indicated by your OB/GYN

Hope this was helpful.

Ali Sajjadian, MD, FACS
Orange County Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 195 reviews

A cup sized breast implants

Yes you can get  A cupped size breast implants.  Implants come in a wide variety of sizes and shapes.  In my practice I have patients try on the various sizes and shapes to see what they like and what best fits their individual body.

Vincent D. Lepore, MD
San Jose Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 56 reviews

Smaller breast implants

You are a smaller framed person and I am sure you do not want to be overwhelmed with large breasts.  My key to fitting an implant for a particular patient is measuring the diameter of the breast and trying to approximate that with a similar diameter implant.  This will probably give you a larger implant than you were originally planning on.  After the measurement we try on some implants and see what you are comfortable with.  Ultimately it is all about your vision of your body image.  A smaller implant will lead to a wider cleavage which can be unattractive in the extreme.  Also, the most common complaint after breast augmentation is, " If i had to do it over I would go with a larger implant".

Wishing you all the best,

Tal Raine MD

Talmage J. Raine, MD, FACS
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
4.6 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

Breast implants are available in all shapes and sizes: from a small 'A' to multiple 'D's!

Many women seeking breast augmentation want a dramatic change in the size and shape of their breasts.

However, other women only want a subtle, natural result - i.e. the effect of the padding they wear in their bra, but without the need for padding!

Implant manufacturers make breast implants in a variety of shapes and sizes - from as small as 50 cc volume up to 800 cc and sometimes larger!

Breast implants also have different "profiles" or degrees of projection, from low, moderate, to high

A small implant may be just what you are seeking to achieve your desired result.  Bringing in your bra and showing the amount of padding you wish to create in a surgical result will help to communicate your specific wishes. 

Be sure to visit a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in consultation for breast augmentation.  Ask to see before and after photos of women with similar body types to you, and with results similar to what you are seeking!

Best of luck!

Karen M. Horton, M.D., M.Sc., F.R.C.S.C.

Karen M. Horton, MD
San Francisco Plastic Surgeon
3.5 out of 5 stars 10 reviews

Small implants are an option for patients will small frame

There are many sizes and styles of implants.  There is definitely one that will fit your body's frame and meet your goals.  We perform these surgeries all the time on models, yoga instructors, and other patients who are tiny.  Your plastic surgeon will measure your breast to determine the proper width implant.  Within that width, there are multiple sizes, including small, that would work for you.  Performing augmentation surgery using a smaller implant actually makes our job easier.  You certainly do not have to be a C cup.  In general, you will increase one cup size for every 100-150cc.  Your surgeon will work with you to select the right size implant.  The only other thing is that silicone implants tend to look more natural, especially in small people.  Howevery, they are only approved for age 22 and older.  Be extra cautious with saline implants that they are not too big.   Hope this helps.

Tracy M. Pfeifer, MD, MS

Tracy Pfeifer, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 27 reviews

There are implants designed that produce subtle changes in breast size

At 20 years of age it is highly unlikely that you will suddenly and spontaneously develop larger breasts.In addition, outside of augmentation surgery there are no other reliable modalities for increasing ones breast size. But breathe easy, surgeons performing breast augmentation have great flexibility in their choice of implants and there are implants available to satisfy any ones particular tastes, large or small. There is no problem in augmenting a breast in a subtle way. Consult a surgeon and ask to literally try on various size implants to see which one gives you the look you desire. With your anatomy this simple maneuver will give you a very realistic look at your potential augment result and help you choose the implant size that fits your needs.

David A. Ross, MD (retired)
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
4.6 out of 5 stars 89 reviews

You can have breast augmentation to an A cup

It seems to us too that everything concerning breast augmentation on the Internet involves a very full, C or better breast augmentation. The results are quite showy, however they do represent other patients choices, and may not reflect your own. Many patients will indeed seek breast augmentation to a small B cup, some may wish to fit a full A and this can produce a pleasing result that fits your lifestyle and who you are. The challenge is finding a surgeon who is sensitive to your goals and will not use an implant larger than you want or expect. You may grow a bit though it is unlikely you will develop a cup size.

Best of luck,


Peter E. Johnson, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
4.0 out of 5 stars 42 reviews

Small breast implants should work well.


There is no problem going up just one cup size with breast augmentation.  My guess is you need about 125 cc or 150 cc implants.  But you do need surgery.

George J. Beraka, MD (retired)
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

Non-surgical breast augmentation, enhancement, enlargement without implants

Yes, there is no doubt that some weight gain may produce a subtle increase in breast size. Your options for a small increase in breast size using a non-surgical approach include the possibility of a small increase with weight gain and/or hormone therapy with oral contraceptives and/or BRAVA device and/or fat grafting.

Otto Joseph Placik, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 81 reviews

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