While breast implants will work wonders on your self-confidence, are they something you should be considering if you want to boost your career?
Perth plastic surgeon Dr Michael Quinn says that breast augmentation should not be your go-to option for climbing the corporate ladder as appearance is not the only thing that counts.
Your chosen career plays a role
While actresses such as Carmen Electra, Pamela Anderson and Anna Nicole Smith were all labelled sex symbols due to their augmentation procedure, it is certainly not something you have to do if you want to pursue a career in acting or modelling.
In fact, many fashion brands won’t necessarily hire models with larger breasts. Instead, they want women with smaller frames.
It’s important to thoroughly research your chosen industry and any niche within your industry that you’re most interested in pursuing before you decide on breast implants.
Breast implants in the corporate world
When you’re in an industry where appearance is not an issue, breast augmentation is a lot more personal.
If you’re working in a more corporate environment, here are a few factors that you should keep in mind before you consider breast implants:
Since your insurance won’t cover the implants if they’re purely for cosmetic reasons, you will need to have a financial plan in place. Be sure that this won’t put you under financial strain.
Will your current wardrobe still work with larger breasts or will you need to buy new clothes in order to still dress for a more corporate environment?
. Keep in mind that you will need to take up to two weeks off of work in order to recover from your procedure.
Approach the procedure with logic
Even if the size of your breasts will make a difference in your chosen industry, it’s incredibly important to be cautious and realistic when choosing your implant size. The more natural you look the better. Ideally, you want a low or moderate profile implant with a wider base and lower projection.
Where your surgeon makes the incision for the augmentation also matter, especially if you will be exposed in front of a camera in your professional career. Smaller incisions inside the arm pit will offer the least scarring.
It’s all about how you feel
Breast implants will impact your self-confidence and if the sizes of your breasts are leading to reduced levels of self-esteem, implants may be the best option for you, whether you’re doing it for personal or professional reasons, or both.
Perth plastic surgeon Dr Michael Quinn believes that overall, your decision to invest in breast augmentation should rather be made on a personal level knowing that the increased levels of self-confidence will automatically enhance other areas of your life.