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Size of Breast Implants – How to Choose

Choosing the correct size of the breast implants to be used in your surgery is a challenge that can lead to a fair bit of stress for women undertaking breast augmentation. Many techniques to select the correct breast implants size exist including computer imaging, rice in a bag (in which an amount of rice equivalent to the size of the implant being considered is inserted into a bra in order to replicate the look of the implant), and the use of breast implant samples during your breast augmentation consultation.

Dr. Backstein strongly believes that the use of breast implant samples is the best technique by far. Using sample breast implants eliminates a great deal of the inaccuracies and guess-work associated with computer imaging and rice in a bag. Dr. Backstein has a full array of shapes and sizes of breast implants in his office at Steeles Avenue Cosmetic Surgery which can be inserted into your bra in order to gain an appreciation for how that particular implant would look if used for your surgery. It is best to do this sizing exercise with an unpadded bra and while wearing a fitted shirt. Dr. Backstein will explain how placement of the breast implants above or below the muscle influences the size of the implant and how to account for this when choosing an implant. Dr. Backstein does not insist that patients choose the final size of their implants during the consultation and this decision can be changed even up to several days prior to your scheduled breast augmentation date.

Ultimately, there is no single breast implant size that is right for any individual but a range of sizes each of which would look great. It is true to say that the vast majority of women who have second thoughts about their implant size after breast augmentation surgery will say that they may have chosen a larger implant so Dr. Backstein encourages women to keep an open mind during the breast implants consultation process.

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Robert S Backstein, MD STEELES AVENUE COSMETIC SURGERY
5109 Steeles Avenue West, Unit 13 Toronto, Ontario, M9L 2Y8
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