What Is the Best Age for Breast Augmentation?

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While breast augmentation is most popular with women in their 20s and 30s, our team of St. Peters plastic surgeons, have found that women of all ages are interested in enhancing their bust line at Renaissance Plastic Surgery. With the addition of an implant, breast augmentation can perfect the size, shape, and symmetry of a woman’s breast at any age. When it comes to breast augmentation, there is no right age—just an age that is right for you.

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Implants are Not Associated with an Increased Risk of Breast Cancer

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Breast Cancer Awareness month is upon us, and with it, comes the steady reminder of the disease’s wide reaching impact on women across the St. Louis area. It only makes sense, then, that if you have breast implants or are thinking about getting implants, you may be concerned that they will make it more difficult to detect and treat breast cancer.

According to the American Cancer Society, one in eight women in the US will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. A relief for many women, there has been no link between breast implants, either silicone or saline, and breast cancer. Nor is there any evidence that breast implants decrease the chance of early detection and treatment options.

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