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Breast Augmentation

Silicone or saline implants: Which is best for your breast augmentation?

Ariel Frankeny | Freelance Writer Tuesday, May 7, 2024

The idea of breast augmentation may traditionally conjure images of oversized, bolted-on implants, but the most popular varieties in recent years lean towards a more natural look that works well with the unique frame and appearance of the patient.


Sizing up: Discover your options for breast implants

Alia Willson | Freelance Writer Monday, March 4, 2024

There is no one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to breast augmentation. As technology changes, so do surgical techniques and breast implant materials, giving women today more options than ever before. From silicone to saline, smooth to textured, how do you know which implant type is right for you?


Here's what you need to know about capsular contracture

Daisy Brumby | Freelance Writer Thursday, January 4, 2024

Potential risks and complications of breast implants need to be considered if you have had a breast augmentation or are contemplating one. After all, as safe as they are, implants are not free of the potential for a complication known as capsular contracture. It's a term that can be both confusing and concerning.


A new era of confidence: Patient perspective in breast augmentation

Ariel Frankeny | Freelance Writer Thursday, October 19, 2023

Breast augmentation is one of the most popular and well-known procedures in plastic surgery. Yet, our perception of it and the results may, in fact, be incorrect.


Trend watch: Are more patients getting explants and returning to a more natural look?

Kayla Peterson | Freelance Writer Monday, August 14, 2023

Some plastic surgery procedures remain relevant over time, no matter the decade – like breast implants. Breast implants have remained a staple in cosmetic surgery through the 1990s, 2000s and onward.


Kylie Jenner shares her breast augmentation journey: Implications for younger audiences and choosing to reverse a procedure

Kayla Peterson | Freelance Writer Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Beauty mogul and reality TV star Kylie Jenner recently shared on "The Kardashians" that she had undergone breast augmentation at the age of 19 and that she also has some regrets about it.


The art and science of breast augmentation: How to choose the right surgeon and implant size for your unique goals

Daisy Brumby | Freelance Writer Tuesday, June 6, 2023

When it comes to breast augmentation, there are two things you want to choose wisely: your surgeon and your implant size. But if you're like most women, you'll need help figuring it out.


Back to active: Returning to exercise after breast augmentation recovery

Ariel Frankeny | Freelance Writer Tuesday, May 16, 2023

To help ease your worries and answer some of your most burning questions about recovering from a breast augmentation procedure, we've tapped into the expertise of two celebrated plastic surgeons.


Summer body now? What procedures to plan now for the summer body of your dreams

Daisy Brumby | Freelance Writer Monday, April 3, 2023

With summer and wedding season almost here, you might be starting to think about how your body will look as you shed your winter layers. Even if your diet and exercise were on point during the winter months, you might still want to enlist the help of a plastic surgeon to fine-tune your physique in time for the warmer months.


Part 2: What you can really expect during a breast augmentation recovery

Kaitlin Clark | Freelance Writer Tuesday, June 14, 2022

When it comes to any plastic surgery procedure, is important to understand what to expect when recovering from surgery. The first month after a breast augmentation can be overwhelming, but you can prepare for a smoother recovery by knowing what to expect.


What you can really expect during a breast augmentation recovery

Kaitlin Clark | Freelance Writer Wednesday, June 1, 2022

When it comes to recovering from any type of procedure, it's easy to talk the talk. But unless you've been there and done that, there's truly no way anyone could know what they can reasonably expect, and that can be scary for patients seeking a surgical procedure.


Six procedures to get now to be summer-ready

Kaitlin Clark | Freelance Writer Tuesday, May 3, 2022

While the pandemic was a rough time for many, it certainly didn't negatively impact the popularity of cosmetic procedures and surgeons are anticipating patient requests will shift slightly as they start to set their eyes on a summer vacation or a beach weekend.


Six of the most common areas that plastic surgeons do fat transfers

Kaitlin Clark | Freelance Writer Thursday, December 23, 2021

Fat grafting is known by many names, most often referred to as fat transfer, it is also analogous to fat injections, and the technology behind this procedure has accelerated at a whiplash pace.


What to expect after your breast augmentation surgery

Gabby Shacknai | Freelance Writer Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Small or large, round or narrow, side set, teardrop or asymmetrical, breasts come in any number of shapes and sizes. But for those who aren't happy with the breasts they were naturally dealt, breast augmentation has long offered an opportunity to change them.


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