What Size Of New Breast Implants Should I Get To Be Bigger?
Q: Dr. Eppley, I have breast implants but I want to be bigger. I think I may have maybe 300ccs ?? But I want to go bigger like 500 cc’s. My only concern is that I am really thin and weight about 110lbs. However, I think they should go that big . I have had 3 kids nursed and had weighed more. I have a really small frame I don’t want them too big but I want a DD . Right now they don’t look big at all. I think it’s because of weight loss and having children.
A: One of the advantages of having existing breast implants is that you have a reference about size. (volume) As a general rule in breast implant exchange for larger breasts you should always go at least 100 to 125cc bigger to see a cup size difference in most patients. Obviously that number changes based on the body frame of the woman. (smaller frames may be 100ccs, larger frames may be 150 to 200ccs) Based on your description, the size change of 200ccs sounds about right in your case. If 300ccs is not big at all and a DD cup is your goal, then at least 200ccs would be appropriate in my experience for your breast implant exchange.
Dr. Barry Eppley