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What is the Recovery Time For Breast Augmentation?

Breast augmentation is one of the most common cosmetic plastic surgery procedures performed in the United States. There are multiple different techniques for breast augmentation including the placement of silicone and saline breast implants. Breast augmentation includes different approaches for placement of the breast implant as well as the different locations of breast implant placement.… Read More »


Breast Implant Trends: Drop the D and Buy the B

Smaller volume breast implants in breast augmentation are the plastic surgery trend for 2016 The term the “Brazilian B” has been recently used to define a breast shape and size (b-c cup) commonly seen on South American beaches. The smaller breast shape is more proportional and natural which makes them appropriate for an athletic beach… Read More »


Recovery After Breast Augmentation: Important Factors that Help Make Recovery Smooth and Easy

Breast augmentation is one of the most common plastic surgery procedure performed in the United States. There are multiple different techniques of breast augmentation, which include different approaches for placement of the breast implant as well as the different locations of implant placement. Recovery from silicone and saline breast implants is the same Recovery after… Read More »


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 »


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 »



Why Breast Implants Get Hard: Reasons and remedy.

Breast implants are foreign bodies, which in general are inert and unreactive to the human body. Your body does recognize breast implants as foreign and does form a normal capsule around the implant, no matter if it is saline or silicone. The first generation silicone breast implants were designed to rupture early and relied on… Read More »



Secondary Breast Augmentation: Correcting the “Bottomed-Out” Breast Implant.

Breast implants can drop too much. This is referred to as “bottoming-out” and usually gives the appearance of breast sagging. The difference between true breast sagging or ptosis versus bottoming-out, is that nipple position is usually preserved in the bottomed out implant where as in the sagging breast the nipple position is low. The reason… Read More »



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