What will my family say if I get breast implants?

June 22, 2017 |

iStock_000018735262MediumWhen you are considering breast implants, one of the most natural questions to ask is how your loved ones will react. After all, plastic surgery—especially breast surgery—creates a sudden, noticeable change, and you can’t be sure how everyone will respond. Plastic surgery, like religion and politics, sometimes elicits strong reactions.

The important thing to remember is that this is not your mother’s, sister’s, or best friend’s life. It’s yours. You are the only person who can decide what’s best for you, so embrace whatever it is that gives you the positive self-image and self-confidence you desire.

If you believe that breast augmentation is the answer for you, give yourself time to become certain. Carefully weigh your reasons for considering plastic surgery in Charlotte. Be honest—do you want to do it because you think your boyfriend (or husband) would like it? Or because it could impress your friends or co-workers? While such motivations are understandable, don’t make the decision for them; make it for yourself! Make the choice you think will make you happiest.

Know Your Reasons

Breast augmentation will not change your life. It will not solve all your problems or transform who you are at your core. What breast surgery might do is give you some new-found confidence that will allow your inner beauty to shine through more brightly than ever.

Whether you are a breast cancer survivor who is eager to erase some of the scars from your hard-won battle or simply a woman who would like to look as beautiful on the outside as you feel on the inside, know this: as long as you have chosen breast surgery for yourself and not for anyone else, you have made the right decision. Take pride in the fact that you have taken positive steps to improve yourself and enhance your self-esteem.

Trust Yourself

With that realization and with the confidence that Charlotte breast enlargement is the best choice for you, you are ready to discuss your decision with the loved ones in your life. After all, you have reached a place of peace and self-assurance, and you want to share your decision with the ones you love.

Explain to your family and friends why you believe this plastic surgery procedure will improve your self-confidence. Patiently describe what you hope to accomplish. No matter how eloquent you are, though, be prepared for the likelihood that not everyone will support your decision. While some will certainly understand, accept that you don’t need everyone’s approval in order to find happiness and fulfillment in your decision.

It’s important to maintain a positive state of mind as you prepare for (and recover from) the surgery. While you’re healing, surround yourself with those who support your decision. Then, after you’ve healed from your breast augmentation plastic surgery procedure, display your new self-confidence with style! Show them what a positive decision you’ve made.

Dr. Jeffrey Ditesheim is more than a credentialed plastic surgeon. He is a sensitive and experienced professional whose focus is always to help his patient feel more beautiful and confident. Learn more about Dr. Ditesheim and read Dr. Ditesheim’s Yelp reviews.