The female breast is a high point of sexuality, sensuality and femininity. A good looking well proportioned breast is a great adornment to female physic. Breast cosmetic surgery has taken on a new meaning and dimension as our social preferences have varied over years. Dressing styles have changed and there is a growing demand for breast cosmetic surgery. The breast is a modified sebaceous gland which has been developed to produce milk to feed the new born baby. The breast undergoes significant changes in size shape and its location on the chest wall throughout the life of a woman. Puberty pregnancy and lactation and the nursing of a child modify the breast further. So while reconstructing the breast all factors need to be very carefully addressed to. The skills of a plastic surgeon lie in improving the shape of the breast mound, increase or reduce the size of the breast and make it look attractive. Fashion world has created certain ideals into our minds and many individuals want to achieve such shapes and figures to look in sync with modernity. It is very important to understand that the patient’s perception of his or her body image is the real indicator of correctness of what we offer them. They are dissatisfied with their body image and we must clearly understand their concerns and the implications that they have on their lives. Aesthetic breast surgery basically revolves around breast enhancement, breast reduction, breast reconstruction and surgery for male breast.The concerns are:
The shape may be flat, conical, and tuberous or the nipple areola complex too large or the nipple inverted. It is possible to achieve excellent cosmetics in majority of cases. Hence aesthetic surgery of the breast is a very popular and rewarding procedure.
Today there is a whole lot of information available about various options for breast surgery; both via the internet and the printed media, and the choices can be overwhelming. That is why Dr. Shrirang Pandit candidly discusses different operating procedures and options available, the risks and the reward involved and advises the right and wrong reasons to have cosmetic surgery. He describes in detail what cosmetic breast surgery can and cannot accomplish, answers questions like “are breast implants safe?” as well as some of the corrections that can be made in procedures that may not have worked out as planned.