Differences Between Round and Teardrop Breast Implants
When our Omaha patients come in for their preliminary consultation with Dr. Ayoub, one of the comments we always hear is that they feel a huge sense of relief. There are a wide range of questions that our patients need to answer before their breast enhancement. Omaha women need to think about the size of implants they want, what type of implants, where to place the implant, and where the incision will go. But on top of all of that, there’s one other question that is often overlooked, and that’s the shape of the breast implant. Dr. Ayoub spends a great deal of time discussing all of these with our patients, but we wanted to use this blog post to talk about the difference between round and teardrop breast implants.
If you’re thinking about breast enhancement, make sure you contact Dr. Ayoub today at (402) 829-6384. Our friendly and well-trained staff are available to talk with you and schedule a preliminary consultation with Dr. Ayoub to help you get a better feel for the procedure. We have a fantastic gallery of Before-and-After patient pictures so you can see the kind of results our patients get. We can’t wait to hear from you and get you started!
Breast Implant Shapes: Round vs. Teardrop
When most people think of breast implants, they visualize round breast implants. While round implants are the most popular for breast enhancement, Omaha women have other options to consider that could deliver even better results depending on their body, their goals, and the original shape and size of their breasts.
Round Breast Implants
One of the advantages of round implants is that they tend to give more fullness to the top portion of the breast. For women who want more cleavage, this is usually a great option. However, round implants aren’t considered “anatomical” which is why some women prefer the more natural shape of the teardrop. But round implants tend to be softer and feel more natural to the touch which is one of the reasons they’re more popular.
Teardrop Breast Implants
As their name suggests, teardrop implants carry most of their volume at the base with a natural-looking slope up to the top. For Omaha women that don’t have a lot of existing breast tissue, this is a terrific option. Teardrop implants are also very durable and resist leaking quite well. However, they may feel more firm, and they also have a very small risk of rotating inside the breast pocket. For women that have had a mastectomy, the teardrop implant can help restore a natural looking breast shape.
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How Dr. Ayoub Eases Patient’s Worries About Breast Enhancement
Omaha women that decide to undergo any kind of plastic surgery will have to make a lot of very difficult decisions. Dr. Ayoub has been a part of the Omaha community for over 20 years and has been a board-certified plastic surgeon for over 15 years. After hundreds of breast enhancement procedures, Dr. Ayoub has perfected a patient decision-making system that relies on transparency and education. That’s why Dr. Ayoub spends as much time as necessary with each patient to make sure they understand exactly what’s going on so they can make a confident decision.
On top of that, Dr. Ayoub has invested in some of the most cutting-edge technology to help our patients make their decision. Our Vectra 3D breast imaging system takes high-resolution images of your breasts to create a realistic 3D model so you can see what your actual breasts would look like with different size, type, and shape of implants. Dr. Ayoub also uses a breast implant sizing bras that you can try on to “feel” how your new breasts might sit on your chest.
We would love to help you get a better idea of what your goals might be for your breast enhancement so give us a call today at (402) 829-6384.