While every body type has its own unique charms and no one should rigidly adhere to a single standard of beauty, if your curves seem to be succumbing to gravity more than you’d like lately, the thought of considering cosmetic breast procedures might have crossed your mind once or twice. But opens in a new windowwhat kind of breast enhancement is right for you? Here are a few questions that can help point you in the right direction.
Are You Happy with the Placement of Your Breasts?
You might have heard of the “pencil test” for ideal breast positioning, which involves slipping a pencil underneath your breast and seeing if the breast is able to keep the pencil in place. If the pencil falls, you don’t need a lift. If it stays put, then you have some drop, and a lift could be necessary.
Beyond the pencils test, of course, if you feel unhappy with the shape or position or your breast, or the size or placement of your nipples and areolas, a breast lift can mean beautiful results.
Are You Happy with the Size of Your Breasts?
Regardless of the degree of ptosis, or sagging, your breasts have experienced, if you want to increase cup size, you will definitely need breast implants. However, if you would prefer to keep your current cup size and feel more concerned over the placement, shape or texture of your breasts, a breast lift might be more appropriate.
Are You Happy with the Shape of Your Breasts?
Shape is an individual matter, and opens in a new windowa breast lift alone might not address your concerns. Augmentation could adjust your breast shape nicely, but if your concerns with shape are linked to significant sagging, a breast lift can restore a firmer, perkier profile.
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