Augmentation mammoplasty is a surgical procedure carried out to enhance size, form and plumpness of a female breast. Augmentation mammoplasty is the most popular aesthetic operation on the world. It is one of the plastic surgeries with the highest success rate.
Mastopexy is the plastic surgery mammoplasty procedure for raising sagging breasts. Breast ptotis or sagging breasts are a cause of concern for most women. As women age, breasts lose their aesthetic form, firmness and dynamic shape. Aging, gravity, weight loss, heavy diet, pregnancy and breastfeeding contribute to formation of sagging breasts.
Breast implant is a bag with an outer cover made of silicon with thickness of a couple of millimeters. They are categorized as round and anatomic (drop) based on their shapes; serum physiological (saline-filled) and silicon based on the substance they are in; smooth and textured based on their surface features; high-, moderate- and low-profile based on their elevations. And there are expander breast implants which are categorized as temporary or permanent based on the system of filling.