In some breast augmentation patients, a capsule of scar tissue can become unusually hard and contract around the implant. This can lead to both aesthetic problems and, in extreme cases, pain in the breasts.
There can be a lot out there to read about breast augmentations. If you’re simply looking for where to begin with your decision-making progress, here are some things to consider.
Many patients who are dissatisfied with some aspects of their nipples or areolas may not be aware of the cosmetic procedures designed to improve their appearance.
Cosmetic plastic surgery has consistently been on the rise, but breast enhancement is by far the most popular procedure. In 2017 alone, there were 300,378 breast augmentations performed.
Not as simple as saline vs silicone – Things to consider before having a breast augmentation procedureJacob Unger, MD | Nashville, TN Tuesday, March 27, 2018
While most patients tend to research the procedures of their interest online before coming in for a consult, some breast augmentation candidates are surprised by the number of factors they need to keep in mind when planning their surgery.
While breast augmentation is the most frequently performed cosmetic surgery in North America, patients should be aware that there are several factors to consider before choosing to receive a breast augmentation.
A common myth suggests breast implants need to be replaced after 10 years, but this is a misrepresentation of the facts. The truth is that every patient is different.
An easy recovery will depend on several factors, including how prepared you are to pamper yourself during those first vital days.
Unhappy with your breasts? You're not alone. The most popular cosmetic surgery procedure in the United States is breast augmentation.
If you've decided on getting breast implants, one major factor to consider is their shape.
A patient came to an ASPS member surgeon recently with breast problems due to raw silicone being injected into her breasts.
Educate yourself about what to expect when seeking breast augmentation; a step-by-step guide from the initial consultation through post-op.
With an increase in breast augmentation interest comes an increase in questions, with many women asking how long their implants will last.
Over a quarter million breast augmentation surgeries were performed last year, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
The only accurate way to find out if a breast augmentation is right for you will be to meet with a board-certified plastic surgeon for a consultation.
Get answers to some of the most common questions patients ask about breast augmentation – straight from a board-certified plastic surgeon.
With nearly 300,000 procedures performed every year, breast augmentation is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures.
Most breast augmentation patients focus their treatment plan on the enhancement of their breasts while still maintaining an overall natural appearance.
A common question breast augmentation patients ask their plastic surgeon is when they can start working out after surgery.
There is not a "one size fits all" approach to breast augmentation. The best implant for each breast will be carefully selected and matched to the space to achieve the specific goals for that particular patient.
Which breast procedure is right for your aesthetic goals? Your board-certified plastic surgeon can help you choose between a breast augmentation and a breast lift.
Breast augmentation is the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure, according to the latest statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
Patients that are researching breast augmentation have likely read that breast implants need to be replaced every 10 years, but is this fact or fiction?
Women may experience sagging and volume loss in their breasts as they age, however, plastic surgery can offset these changes and rejuvenate their breasts.
Who doesn't want to look fabulous during the holidays? The problem is, a refreshed and rejuvenated appearance takes time and planning. Now that summer is over, it is the time to make an appointment with your board-certified plastic surgeon.
The breast implants recovery stages involve some pain, although it is generally "manageable" with the right pain management treatment.
When it comes to breast augmentation there are many different options to choose from. Implants come in different sizes, shapes and materials. However, the most commonly misunderstood characteristic of breast implants is their "profile."
The final result of any breast augmentation procedure is determined by a series of choices that the patient (with the counsel of their surgeon) will make. Here are the five main factors to consider regarding breast augmentation.
Natural breast beauty in breast augmentation may be achieved consistently using simple ‘ICE’ principle for surgical planning, claims study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
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Successful aesthetic breast surgery, including breast implants, is all about a keen understanding of appropriate breast size and proportions.
A breast augmentation and lift is an excellent option for women who want to restore fullness and correct sagging that can occur after having children, losing weight or with aging.
Breast augmentation remains the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure in the nation. As the number of surgeries continue to grow, so do the advancements. It's important to consider the four S's of breast augmentation surgery.
Our number one cosmetic procedure was breast augmentation, followed by rhinoplasty (nose reshaping), eyelid surgery, liposuction and facelifts.
Shopping malls and airports aren't the only places that see more action around the holidays. This is also the time of year that merry-makers crowd the offices of plastic surgeons everywhere.
Breast augmentation is consistently the most popular cosmetic surgical procedure in the U.S.; more than 286,000 were performed last year. For women interested in implants, traditional silicone and saline devices were the only option available to women…until now.
While each individual's needs and wants differ when it comes to choosing a procedure, the most popular cosmetic surgeries can be broken down by age group. While trends in plastic surgery vary from year to year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons' 2012 statistics report shows that some procedures are consistently popular with certain age groups.
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