The numbers are in, and for 2015, Breast Augmentation tops the list as the most performed cosmetic surgery in the United States. With a whopping 279,143 procedures performed, breast augmentation maintained its long-running number one spot ahead of liposuction (with 222,051 surgeries performed). Rounding out the top five are 3) rhinoplasty or nose surgery, 4) blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery and 5) tummy tuck.
Breast augmentation uses breast implants (either saline or silicone gel) to enhance the size and shape of a woman’s breasts. And it’s no wonder that it continues to be so popular. Our patients who have undergone this procedure often say that they feel more self-confident and have an improved self-image. A breast augmentation can help balance out a woman’s figure as well as increase the fullness and projection of the breasts – especially after volume loss as a result of pregnancy or weight loss.
If you’d like to learn more about breast augmentation, we invite you to schedule your free consultation and sizing appointment. Give us a call at 706.543.0404 and ask to speak with Katie Garmon, our patient care coordinator.