Many women want a breast lift but get confused about breast lift scars and why plastic surgeons sometimes need to make them. Designing Breast Lift Scars "Doctor, can I have the Lollipop incision, or are you going to give me those anchor breast lift scars?". I get questions about breast lift scars a few times each…Read More
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Category Archives: Breast Surgery
Pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding all take a toll on a mother’s body. Skin that was stretched might not regain its former elasticity, fat deposits can cling stubbornly to arms, hips and thighs, and breastfeeding can cause a mother’s breasts to sag or lose volume after weaning. These are things that diet and exercise may not…Read More
Image: Melissa Maples via Flickr Whether for enhancement, reconstruction, or personal comfort, breast surgery can help women (and even some men) look and feel better by altering the shape and size of their breasts. Breast augmentation can have very positive long-term effects on a person’s self-image and confidence. Thinking about undergoing a breast procedure? As a…Read More
The next direction in breast augmentation is heading towards textured implants. Textured implants are very popular overseas and gaining traction in the states. Clinical studies show they significantly decrease the risk of capsular contraction. All of the major manufacturers carry silicone, saline, and “gummy” textured implant. Time will tell what challenges will appear with the…Read More
Gummy Bear Implants...They are Finally here, and We've Got Them!!! Last Spring the FDA cleared the first and only form stable or "GUMMY BEAR" silicone breast implants for use in the U.S. Sientra is the American affiliate of Silimed, a worldwide distributor of breast implants for over 30 years and the company that manufactures the…Read More
Last week the FDA announced that it was investigating a “possible association” between a very rare form of lymphoma and breast implants (both saline and silicone). Before I go much farther let me point out a few details: Breast implants have NOT been proven to cause cancer The FDA does NOT recommend that women with…Read More
I can't help noticing that a lot of women who come to me for breast augmentation in this city wanted larger breasts for a long time before they actually present in the office. They tell me that they were anxious and had feelings of guilt over wanting to improve their looks and self esteem. Furthermore,…Read More