Breast augmentation is the most popular plastic surgery procedure to date, so many women are showing interest in the procedure. However, there are many things to consider before scheduling your breast augmentation to ensure safe and quality results. Read on for some things to take into account before surgery.

Choose a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

When considering any plastic or cosmetic surgery procedure, be sure to do your homework and find a board-certified plastic surgeon to perform your procedure. Not all cosmetic surgeon and board-certified plastic surgeons, so be sure to inquire about credentials.

Be aware of Procedural Details

There are many choices to be made when it comes to breast augmentation, including breast implant type (saline or silicone), breast incision pattern, and breast implant placement (under or above the muscle). These decisions can be discussed during your consultation with Dr. Shienbaum to ensure optimal results.

Educate Yourself on Side Effects

Like any surgical procedure, breast augmentation has possible side effects, including infection, capsular contracture or implant rupture. These side effects and more can be addressed with Dr. Shienbaum during your consultation.

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Dr. Marvin Shienbaum is a double-board certified plastic surgeon with over 30 years of experience in all forms of Cosmetic Surgery, including popular cosmetic procedures such as Brazilian Butt Lift, Tummy Tuck, Liposuction, Mommy Makeovers, and Breast Augmentation. He serves the entire Tampa bay area, including Riverview, Lakeland, Tampa, and Brandon, Florida. For more information about his services, please visit