The appearance of the female breast, its size and shape are a central part of the female identity. The breast changes with weight gain and loss, pregnancy, lactation, menopause and with age. The reasons for breast augmentation vary greatly from person to person.
Frequently expressed wishes include a more feminine silhouette, a natural balance to the rest of the body, a better love life, the carefree wearing of clothes and a more attractive appearance. Breast augmentation is one of the most common aesthetic procedures worldwide. It is estimated that more than 1.5 million breast enlargements were performed in 2017.
Scientific studies show that breast augmentation is usually associated with high patient satisfaction and a significant improvement in quality of life.