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I Have a Small Frame; What Type of Breast Implants Should I Get?

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Bigger is better, right? Unfortunately, getting breast augmentation is a little more nuanced than that, especially if you have a smaller frame. If you have a smaller frame, there are special considerations you should take into account when choosing breast implants. Thankfully, there are so many types to choose from. It’s only a matter of finding the right one for you.

Natural: The Name of the Game

Breast augmentation isn’t just about getting bigger breasts; it’s about enhancing your silhouette and creating more proportional curves. Nowadays, the best kinds of implants impart natural-looking, feeling, and moving breasts. Of course, women still love breast implants because of the dramatic effects that they create. So how do we create that balance between natural-looking breasts and that “wow” factor? There are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to creating breast augmentation that doesn’t look too “fake” or overdone.

Keep in Mind

Your breast implants need to complement your height, your frame, your body shape, the width of your shoulders and hips, your buttocks, and the existing volume of your natural breasts. If you have a smaller frame, a 300cc implant will look completely different on you than a taller woman with a larger frame. If you have a smaller chest width and you get implants that are too big, you run the risk of getting breasts that squeeze together or hang down your sides. You might have a certain value of volume or cup size in mind but remember, the best implants are the most natural-looking ones.

Types of Breast Implants

There are so many implants with different kinds of features. Generally, when an implant has a higher projection (also known as a high profile), the diameter is relatively smaller.

A smaller diameter is essential for smaller-framed women who want larger implants but don’t want to crowd their chests. However, their implants might have a higher projection as it’s a good way to get a more dramatic cleavage without having too big a volume. But in the end, it’s up to your aesthetic preferences.

3D Imaging

All of these things can be confusing to go through, but modern technology might have a solution that can help you decide on what types of implants to get. Practices like CARE Plastic Surgery offer a 3D imaging service that will let you preview how your new breasts will look with their implants. You can choose from different techniques, implant sizes, and shapes to help you make the right choices.

Getting the perfect breast augmentation is all about finding the right kinds of breast implants for you and your unique features. That’s why it’s essential to consult with a plastic surgeon like Dr. Coan. He has the technology and expertise to help you decide on the right look. Contact us to schedule a consultation today.

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