5 Common Reasons to Want a Boob Job (And 1 Reason Not To)

Should I get breast implants? There are right and wrong reasons for getting a boob job. It’s a big decision that can have a great impact on how you feel about your appearance. So why get breast implants?

1. Self-esteem and confidence

It’s normal to feel that a change in your breast size would be nice. Plastic surgery can help you feel more confident in your appearance and help with low self-esteem.

Breast implants aren’t a cure for depression though. Your breasts are just a part of who you are, so really think about how you’re feeling and how implants would fit in to your self-image.

2. After pregnancy and breastfeeding

Let’s be honest, pregnancy can be rough on your boobs. Breastfeeding can affect your breast volume and leave you feeling (and looking) deflated. So what can you do?

Exercise and diet can help get your body back in shape, but it’s not a perfect cure for the post-baby boob changes. A breast lift, with or without implants, can restore volume and perkiness.

The mommy makeover is a popular procedure that combines multiple procedures on the abdomen, breasts, thighs and other areas too.

3. Regain breast volume after weight loss

Weight loss! We’re all after it, but as your hips shrink, so can your boobs. There’s a lot of fat in breasts, and your body doesn’t prioritize fat loss in one area over the other.

Plastic surgeons often recommend getting within 10 pounds of your goal weight before having a breast implant consultation. This way you can get the right size and shape for your new body.

4. Increase size of small breasts

You can’t change your genetics, but you can change your breast size! Larger breasts can make you feel more feminine and womanly, and more confident in the bedroom.

One of the most common reasons women undergo breast augmentation is to fill out their clothes or bikinis better and look sexier. Remember that implants are for you, and being comfortable with how you look is certainly a good reason to consider breast augmentation.

5. Correct breast asymmetry

It’s common to have some amount of breast asymmetry, but it can affect your confidence. Feeling self-conscious about asymmetry may make you avoid certain activities or clothing.

Breast implants can even out asymmetry. Different sized implants can be used in each breast or an implant can be placed in just one breast, depending on how significant the asymmetry is.

What to consider before getting implants

Be honest with yourself. Whether you’re thinking about getting your first breast implants or a revisionary surgery, make sure you’re doing it for YOU.

Plastic surgery isn’t a cure for depression or a way to save a relationship. It’s a personal choice to make you feel better about your appearance and how you enjoy life.

Still not sure? Check out our forum to read more about why women choose breast augmentation. You can ask questions and get great info.

Updated May, 2018

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