How Big is Too Big for Breast Implants?

by | Apr 20, 2015

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When it comes to choosing the size of implants you want for your breasts, there are a few key factors that every woman should consider. Many of us have heard the stories from the tabloids about famous women who have had breast implants the first time only to go back a second or third time to either have the implants removed or replaced with something smaller. Most women want to avoid multiple surgeries and would rather choose the right size for them from the beginning.

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So much of choosing the size of implants to be used for a breast implant surgery comes down to personal preference. The main reason why most women elect to have breast enhancement surgery is to help them feel better about the way they appear. For some of these women, especially those who have had very small breasts most of their lives, there is no such thing as “too big.” For them, having extremely large breasts is a great way to make up for all of the years they had to endure feeling anxiety or embarrassment for their small breasts.

There can, however, be a limit of “too big” for breast implants that will significantly hinder or negatively affect a woman’s life. For example, if you are an extremely physical person who enjoys exercise, working out and sports on a regular basis, you will want to take this into account when choosing the size of your breast implants. Implants that are too big will inhibit your ability to participate in those activities.

It is also important to think about how your breast size will affect your shopping habits. When your breast implants are too big, you may not be able to wear the styles and design of clothing you enjoy. You may find that you are forced to wear a larger size now to accommodate your breasts. This is just another example of when breast implants can be too big.

Be sure to consider your body structure and frame as well. Smaller women can sometimes choose breast implants that are too big for their frame, not only making them look disproportionate, but also leading to neck and back stiffness and pain.

Fortunately, when you work with Dr. Richard J. Brown, he will openly discuss breast implant sizes with you and help you realize when you may be leaning toward something that is simply too big. Keep in mind that Dr. Brown always wants to help you choose the size that you want and is most comfortable for you. He will never completely talk you out of your desired breast implant size if it is what you truly want.

To learn more about the many different breast implant sizes available, please contact the office of Dr. Brown today at ​480-568-3804.