If you have ever considered breast augmentation, you know there are a lot of choices to make: what size is right for your frame, which implant type is best and which breast implant profile will look best on you. Of these, one of the most difficult variables for many people to understand is the breast implant profile.
Breast Implant Profiles Explained
[pullquote]The breast implant profile is determined by the width of the base and how far the implant projects from the chest wall.[/pullquote]
The term “breast implant profile” refers to the projection of the implant outward from the chest wall. Two breast implants can have the same volume, but differing widths. As a result, they will project from the chest wall at different degrees. The smaller the base of the implant, the greater the projection.
Type of Implant Profiles
There are five different implant profiles generally found on the market: low, moderate, moderate-plus, high and ultra-high. Below, these breast implant profiles are explained:
- Low-profile Implants. Designed for women with wider chests, these implants have a wide base and minimal projection.
- Moderate- and moderate-plus-profile implants. Designed to work with most women’s frames, the base is wide, but less so than with low-profile implants.
- High- and ultra-high-profile implants. Extremely narrow at the base, these implants create full, round results that tend to look most natural on those with narrow chest walls.
How to Pick a Breast Implant Profile
There are two factors to consider when you’re selecting the right breast implant profile for your breast enhancement: your body proportions and the look you want to achieve. Ultimately, you have a lot of control over the final result, which is a big reason why breast augmentation is so popular. That said, Dr. Campanile can help you make a selection to get the best result.
To determine what breast implant profile is right for you, schedule a consultation online today.