Study Determines Most Popular Breast Implant Size

A study reported in a recent issue (March/April 2009) of Aesthetic Surgery Journal has found that more than 80 percent of breast augmentation patients choose a size C-cup implant (or 300 to 400cc) size. The study surveyed only those breast augmentation surgeries that were done for only cosmetic purposes.

However, while C-cup may be a much-desired size for many women, there are a number of factors that should be considered when a patient is deciding on the right size breast implant for her unique look:

• The overall image you want to portray
• Whether or not you’d like your breasts to look as natural as possible
• Your current measurements and body dimensions
• The quality of your skin and breast tissue

A good way to start your search for the look you want is to find photos of what you think your ideal breast size should be. Most experienced cosmetic surgeons have a complete library of breast augmentation photos for you to review, as well.

Keep in mind that, typically, finding the smallest implant that provides the look you want is recommended.

If you live in Arizona and are interested in learning more about breast augmentation, please contact one of the Phoenix area’s most respected plastic surgeons, Dr. Paul Angelchik at (602) 375-8888.

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