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  • There’s no denying that big boobs are a big thing. And when women aren’t naturally endowed, it’s only natural that they seek surgical assistance. Sometimes, a boob job is the only way for women to achieve the bosom they desire. The bosom that will make them feel more desired. So it’s no surprise that breast augmentation is one of the most popular plastic surgeries performed anywhere.

    Even as common as it has become, the typical ‘boob job’ still isn’t totally perfect. There are issues with implants, and obviously the surgical aspect comes with associated risks, including some seriously unattractive scarring. But with a new endoscopic surgical technique, the scarring factor becomes less of a problem for women who want to go big.

    What in the world does ‘endoscopic’ mean?

    Endoscopic Breast Implant Placement

    The word endoscopic refers to surgery performed using an endoscope. That doesn’t clear it up for you? An endoscope is a tubular probe that is inserted under the skin through a tiny incision in the area to be treated. The probe is equipped with a very bright light and a small camera to assist in whatever operation is being performed. The camera transmits images to a viewing screen so that the surgeon can see what he or she is doing.

    Endoscopic procedures are not really innovative in the medical world. In fact, endoscopic surgery has been practiced for decades, and is only relatively new in the plastic surgery world, in operations like breast augmentations.

    Endoscopic Breast Augmentation, Plastic Surgery

    So, what have you learned? An endoscopic breast augmentation is a breast augmentation that uses an endoscope. Which can be helpful if you’re considering a boob job because endoscopic surgery means smaller incisions, which means smaller scars.

    T.U.B.A, Plastic Surgery

    Why else should I go endoscopic for my breast augmentation?

    Nobody goes into surgery hoping to come out permanently scarred, so obviously the tiny incisions used in endoscopic procedures are a benefit. But there are other advantages as well. Surgeons are able to use the same basic techniques in an endoscopic breast augmentation as in a normal breast augmentation, but an endoscope allows the surgeon to position implants with greater ease and precision. Which means better results for your boobs.

    Also, the scars that do result from an endoscopic boob job are more likely to be hidden because the size of the incisions (less than an inch long) allows the surgeon to manipulate where scarring will appear. And because this technique involves less cutting, side effects and downtime may be less significant than in typical augmentation surgeries.

    Endoscopic Post Op Scar, Plastic Surgery

    What can I expect from an endoscopic surgery?

    If you decide to have an endoscopic breast augmentation, you will be anesthetized and your plastic surgeon will make a small incision in your underarm area. He or she will then insert the endoscope and use it as a guide for placing your implants. One advantage of this is that plastic surgeons can fix capsular contraction, or the formation of surrounding scar tissue causing implants to feel firm. Endoscopes can also be used to evaluate existing implants, either for correction or maintenance.

    Endoscopic Breast Augmentation Results, Plastic Surgery

    Is endoscopic breast augmentation right for me?

    Endoscopic breast augmentation does have many advantages, but it is still relatively new technique for plastic surgery. Also, the procedure may not be right for everyone. Patients with large amounts of saggy skin around the bosom may not be eligible for endoscopic surgery, as making the tiny incisions is difficult when there are folds around the chest.

    Mastopexy Augmentation, Plastic Surgery

    How Can I Minimize Breast Augmentation Scars

    Silicone Scar Sheets, Breast Implants

    There’s some great home solutions that you can use to minimize the appearance of scars, including silicione scar sheets that are specially designed to improve the healing of your scars and help in scar reduction and making your scar far less noticeable. These scar reduction products can help reduce the scar size, thickness, height, and color of all types of scars.

    Learn More About Endoscopic Breast Augmentation

    Learn more by going to the Breast Augmentation Channel on Makemeheal.com.

    Find a breast augmentation expert in your area.

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