To improve breast shape, size and balance, silicone implants are used. Research shows that female plastic surgeons tend to use differently sized and shaped implants for their patients, versus male surgeons. As a female plastic surgeon, Dr. Yao chooses implants that fit the goals and body shape of each patient. She uses the most current, advanced techniques to achieve superior results and safety. Each patient’s body is different, and proper planning and discussion tailored to these specific needs is important.