When you have made the decision that you want a breast augmentation, you would obviously like to find the best breast augmentation surgeon to yield the best results. What qualities make a surgeon the best breast augmentation surgeon?
The qualities of the best breast augmentation surgeon are as follows: they must be experienced in breast surgery, they must have a high volume of breast cases, they must be proficient with implant sizes/ styles/ types (silicone vs. saline), they must be comfortable with a simultaneous breast lift and augmentation procedures, they must be able to handle breast surgery side effects and emergencies, and they must be able to perform breast augmentation revision procedures.
Let us break down the best breast augmentation surgeon qualities. The board-certified plastic surgeon needs to also be experienced and specializes in breast surgeries. Clearly, this prerequisite is a foundation for being a breast augmentation surgeon as you would want to have a surgeon who understands which breast surgery is best, which is personalized to each patient’s cases and desires.
Next, knowing that your surgeon has had a history of and presently has a high volume of breast surgery cases should be a reassurance to you that the surgeon performs successful and beautiful breast surgeries.
Your surgeon must be proficient with the range of implant sizes, implant styles, and the implant types. You should be able to sit down with your surgeon and discuss your options of breast implants and understand the pros and cons of each.
For example, your surgeon should be able to detail to you which implant, silicone or saline, textured or smooth, and projection and diameter, is the best fit for you, your desires, and your body type.
The best breast augmentation surgeon should also be very familiar and comfortable performing a simultaneous breast lift and augmentation procedures. Although you may only want a breast implant, it is necessary that your surgeon examines your breasts to see if they are in a condition (no severe drooping) to be able to just have a breast implant augmentation.
If you are a patient that has more severe sagging, then your surgeon should be suggesting a simultaneous breast lift and implant or augmentation, as you do not want to have enlarged breasts that are sagging too much.
Your surgeon should be tasteful and have an aesthetic eye, understanding the anatomy of your breasts, yet also being aware of what implants and sizing would work for your body on a proportional level. Your surgeon must also be able to handle breast surgery side effects and emergencies.
The best breast augmentation surgeon is a surgeon that understands the risks and possible side effects of breast surgery and is knowledgeable about how to care and treat them. Finally, the best breast augmentation surgeon is the surgeon who has the expertise to perform breast augmentation revision procedures.
Having the ability to appreciate the breasts and the knowledge to be able to beautify breasts that have not been properly augmented defines a breast surgeon’s expertise.
Dr. Arian Mowlavi is a breast specialist and board-certified plastic surgeon. He specializes in breast augmentation aesthetics, simultaneous breast lift, and augmentation, as well as breast augmentation revisions. If you are interested in a breast augmentation procedure, Dr. Arian Mowlavi is one of the best breast augmentation surgeons.
Please see this 26-year old woman who demonstrates a breast augmentation 3-months post-surgery.