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There are many breast augmentation forums available online for patients who are considering breast augmentation, patients who are recovering from breast augmentation, patients who are fully recovered from breast augmentation and even patients who are suffering from complications resulting from a breast augmentation procedure. For many patients, a breast augmentation forum is ideal because they can speak candidly to others who have shared their experience or who are considering a similar procedure. This gives the patient the opportunity to learn about the first-hand experiences of other patients while remaining relatively anonymous.
Through these online breast augmentation forums, the patients can not only learn more about the types of procedures available and hear first-hand accounts of those who have completed the procedure, but may also find a great deal of support from other members. This may come from people who encourage the patient to attend a consultation with a plastic surgeon or to discuss the desire to have a breast augmentation with family members.
While a breast augmentation forum can be a wonderful source of both support and information, patients should be aware that not all information found in the forum may be accurate. Members may post misinformation either intentionally or unintentionally and not having the facts straight can have an impact on the decisions the patient makes. For this reason, patients who turn to online breast augmentation forums for support and information are advised to verify any questionable information with a knowledgeable surgeon before making a final decision regarding a breast augmentation procedure.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|