Should I wait until I am older before I decide on getting a breast augmentation?
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Right Age for Breast Augmentation
Most surgeons think this is bogus reasoning but are afraid to place a silicone implant in people under age 22 since it would technically be not "FDA approved". As a physician, we often do things that are "off label" and not "FDA Approved as long as this is disclosed to the patient.
Someone who is as thin as you should be very cautious about getting saline because you will have a much higher chance of rippling.
Seek consultation with a plastic surgeon who is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery who specializes in cosmetic plastic surgery, as evidenced by membership in The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Ask to see many pre and post op photos and speak with previous patients.
An A cup, small framed woman seeking implants may benefit from gel implants.
You are young, thin, and seeking a breast enlargement. Perhaps you have enough breast tissue to obtain a nice result with an appropriate saline implant.
If this is not the case, you may wish to wait until you are 22 years old and consider gel implants.
I would suggest that you discuss this with a board certified plastic surgeon(s) in your area to decide whether you should wait for gel implants or proceed with saline implants.
Age for breast augmentation
I would recommend waiting until your breasts are fully developed. If you feel like you are done growing, then it would be ok to proceed with an augmentation. Silicone implants are not approved by the FDA until you are 22 years of age so I would recommend saline implants. Schedule a consultation with a plastic surgeon to see if you're a good candidate for surgery.
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