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Can Breast Augmentation Cause Breast Cancer?
Breast augmentation, over the years, has become one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries. That said, there are still a lot of uncertainties surrounding the procedure and a lot of questions. One of the most common questions regards possible complications. And, although all evidence proves otherwise, a lot of patients believe that breast augmentation causes cancer.
How is breast augmentation done?
Before understanding the origin of this myth, we need to understand how exactly breast enhancement happens.
- Fat Grafting v/s Implants – Types of Implants
- Fat grafting is a method where fat is taken out of one part of your body through liposuction and used to pad your breasts.
In contrast, implants are placed through an implant funnel into the breast, in a specific plane, allowing you to increase more than just ½ a cup size.
Types of Implants: