Vectra 3D Imaging
The top priority for any woman who’s thinking about breast augmentation is feeling happy with her results. At the same time, knowing which size and type of breast implants you need to choose to achieve that look can feel very intimidating.
At The Natural Result / Center for Aesthetic Artistry, we use Vectra 3D Imaging to help you see a simulated preview of your likely breast enlargement results. Vectra 3D Imaging represents the latest technological advancement in breast augmentation, while at the same time helps to improve communication between patient and surgeon.
The Technology of 3D Imaging
The process of using 3D imaging is relatively simple. First, we take a photograph of your body using the Vectra camera, and then those images are translated into a three-dimensional format that allows you to see a full model of your body from neck to hip.
Through the use of advanced simulation software, we can manipulate the image according to different factors so you can see a visual representation of how you’ll look after your breast augmentation. For example, we can adjust the image to show how your body would look with 350 cc implants compared to 450 cc implants, check how implant placement can impact your results or demonstrate the way implants could improve existing asymmetry between breasts.
You can see simulation examples here:
Note that these are not before and after images but 3D simulations created before surgery to help the patient visualize her results.
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How 3D Imaging Helps
On the surface, Vectra 3D imaging may seem like a tool that benefits surgeon more than patient, but in many cases the opposite is true. Plastic surgeons need to weigh many highly precise factors before surgery, such as the shape of your rib cage or your breast base diameter, and it’s hard to explain to patients just how these small details can affect your final outcome so much.
Additionally, the terms that women frequently use to describe their cosmetic goals, such as “natural” or “curvy,” are very subjective, and can mean different things to different people. It’s also challenging to bridge the gap between how patients think of implants (typically in terms of cup size) vs. how implants are actually measured (by volume).
Seeing an accurate representation of how your results will look can offer a much more effective—and more objective—method of communication between patient and surgeon. Vectra 3D imaging allows for a more productive discussion about your ideal results during your consultation, so that your surgeon has a better understanding of your expectations and can tailor the approach they take during surgery to help you reach those expectations.
What Patients Say*
- “I really like the Vectra technology. The images were very real and I liked being able to view the images at various angles. The feature of adding clothing was also extremely helpful!” – Sherry
- “I loved seeing a 3D picture of my own body (not just someone I don’t know) to see what my breast augmentation and lift would look like. It confirmed exactly what I was hoping the end result would look like.” – Morgan
- “Being able to see the before and after images made my decision easy. Incredible!” – Anonymous
- “Very helpful program, gave me a great view of before and after. Like the 3 sides to compare each different size.” – Tina
*Testimonials reflect the personal opinions of actual patients and are not meant as a guarantee of results. Your experience and results may vary.