Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

Why Breast Implants Get Hard: Reasons and Remedies

Breast implants, saline or silicone, are foreign bodies, which in general are inert and after the initial healing phase, unreactive to the human body. The body does recognize breast implants as foreign when they are placed during a breast augmentation, and it does form a thin capsule around the implant. This thin capsule protects the… Read More »



Secondary Breast Augmentation Surgery: Reasons and fixes

Breast augmentation surgery with breast implants has been one of the most popular cosmetic plastic surgery procedures performed over the last 30 years. Breast implants don’t last forever though recent advances in breast implant technology with highly cohesive silicone gel (gummy bear breast implants) may help to reduce long term complications. As the saline breast… Read More »



Correcting Breast Asymmetry: What are the Options?

Breast asymmetry is normal in the majority, if not all women. In the women who present for breast enhancement, breast asymmetry should be identified pre-operatively and discussed, but in most cases no correction is warranted. Breast asymmetry does move along a continuum of mild, moderate and severe, and it may vary in size and shape… Read More »





Revision breast augmentation: Do I need another operation 10 years after my breast augmentation?

Breast augmentation and breast enhancement are some of the most common cosmetic procedures performed in the country. Breast implants, both silicone, and saline can be placed over and under the chest muscle through multiple incisions. Breast augmentation appears to be relatively straightforward and in most instances is; though breast implants can lead to long term… Read More »



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