Breast augmentation (breast enlargement, breast enhancement or breast implant surgery) is one of the most common cosmetic surgery procedures performed today. There are various reasons why women may choose to receive breast augmentation – some women have developed breasts in which they do not match in either shape or size; others have underdeveloped breasts; and women whose breasts appearance changed after pregnancies and previous breast surgeries.
Saline-filled implants have silicone outer shells, but there is no silicone material inside the implant. Saline is entirely physiologic which gives an advantage when the saline implant ruptures, the saline is simply absorbed into the body with no health risk. However, its low cohesiveness can result in a water-balloon effect and therefore, are reported to look and feel slightly less natural than silicone.
Anti-wrinkle injection uses a purified protein, which acts on the muscle-nerve junction by blocking its action thereby relaxing the muscles of facial expression and diminishing their pull on the overlying skin, creating a smoother and more youthful appearance.
There are a number of nonsurgical techniques that can be performed as an outpatient for addressing facial wrinkles. They can be performed separately but are often used together depending on the desired aesthetic goals.