Breast augmentation is not only a medical decision; it is a personal one. The perception we have of ourselves defines who we are and how we introduce ourselves to the world. Not every woman may feel the need for breast augmentation, but for many women, it has afforded a state of great personal satisfaction and well being. Various goals in pursuing this procedure include enlarging small breasts, correcting misshapen breasts, reshaping and enlarging breasts that have lost their fullness due to pregnancy or age, or balancing disproportionate breasts. Psychological and emotional benefits have included an enhance self-esteem, a more satisfying body image and personal gratification.