Breast implants are on the rise, with figures from February indicating that there has been a 13% increase on the previous year. But why exactly are women getting the surgery?
One in seven women in the UK have considered or are considering breast enhancement surgery according to latest research.
With International Women’s Day taking place on 8th March, today sees the launch of a newly formed Body Matters panel of experts. Ayse Kocak, the only female CEO of a breast implant manufacturer, joins plastic surgeon Jacqueline Lewis and psychotherapist Norman Wright discuss breast enhancement - is it purely for vanity or in fact a way to give a woman her confidence back?
Attitudes towards the ‘boob job’ have come a very long way since the first ever procedure in 1963 and it seems that now, the confidence that results from the procedure often means more than the size of the outcome.
Everything from body-confidence issues, to getting older, to having a baby or losing weight means your body shape can play heavily on your mind and your self-esteem. Two thirds of women in the UK currently considering surgery are doing so to make them feel more confident.
The Body Matters panel, launched by GC Aesthetics, is committed to giving women the most thorough information, support and advice before they consider embarking on the physical and emotional journey of surgery.
The panel will be live online at 1.30pm on Friday 7th March to take your questions and comments and to give you the support you may need if you’re considering a breast enhancement procedure in the future.
Watch the live web tv show today with the Body Matters Panel here