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What is breast augmentation?

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Breast augmentation is performed to enhance the appearance, size, and contour of a woman's breasts. Women have it done for different reasons. Some women feel their breasts are too small. Some want a new look when their breasts change after pregnancy. Others do it to try to make both of their breasts the same size..

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy."

Susan G. Komen for  the Cure: "Breast Reconstruction."

FDA: "Breast Implants."

MedlinePlus: "Breast reduction."

MedlinePlus: "Cosmetic breast surgery."

 

 

 

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 26, 2019

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy."

Susan G. Komen for  the Cure: "Breast Reconstruction."

FDA: "Breast Implants."

MedlinePlus: "Breast reduction."

MedlinePlus: "Cosmetic breast surgery."

 

 

 

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 26, 2019

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