Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure designed to increase the size, volume, and fullness of breasts. In some cases, the procedure may also be used to correct breast symmetry or reconstruct breasts after the loss of breast tissue due to mastectomy. Dr. Lane Smith is an experienced plastic surgeon providing procedures such as breast implants, tummy tuck, breast lift, rhinoplasty, labiaplasty, liposuction, and others to his patients in Las Vegas, NV and surrounding areas.
Before and After Photos in Plastic Surgery
Before and after photos play a key role in various surgical procedures performed by acosmetic surgeon. At the time of initial consultation, a patient may not have a clear idea of the aesthetic benefits that can be achieved with a particular procedure. Patients may sometimes be unsure whether to choose breast augmentation, breast lift or another procedure for best results. The surgeon can address these doubts and concerns in a better way with the help of before and after photographs.
Before and after photos in case of breast augmentation refer to the pictures of a previous patient who has undergone the procedure. The set of pictures will usually include pictures taken prior to the surgery as well as after the surgery at multiple stages. The full effects of breast augmentation may appear after a period of time, and pictures taken at different stages can show to a new patient how exactly the breast appearance will change.
Choice of Breast Implants
One of the important decisions in breast enhancement procedure is to choose between saline and silicone implants, and also choose the shape, size, and texture of implants. The patient may be unsure whether to opt for tear shaped or round shapedbreast implants, and what size of breast implants to choose, which can range from 120cc to 960cc.
As an experienced plastic surgeon, Dr. Smith provides various before and after pictures of breast augmentation to help a new patient understand how the appearance of breasts will change with different options. Patient education is very important in such procedures, and Dr. Smith ensures that his patients in Las Vegas, NV and nearby areas are well informed to make the most appropriate decision according to their aesthetic goals.
What Breast Augmentation Can or Cannot Do
To ensure complete satisfaction of the patient from breast augmentation surgery, it is also important for a cosmetic surgeon to help the patient form realistic expectations. This can be done with before and after photos, which can clearly demonstrate what kind of changes to the appearance can be achieved with this surgery.
Once the patient is clear about what the procedure can or cannot do, she is in a better position to make an informed choice. Patients with realistic expectations usually achieve higher levels of satisfaction from the procedure in the end.
Digital Photos Online
The plastic surgeon may provide digital before and after photos on the practice website. These photos are easily accessible to anyone who visits the site. A new patient who is considering the procedure can view the photos even before she actually visits the surgeon’s office for a personal consultation.