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Correcting Old Breast Augmentations

Correcting Old Breast Augmentations

by Stephanie Meadows
Revision breast augmentation is a surgical option available to women who are not happy with the look or feel of their breasts from a previous surgical procedure. For many patients, size is the issue, whether too small, or too big. Some people decide to change the type of breast implant, or have them removed altogether and return to their natural breasts. As you age, your skin may lose some elasticity, or in some cases the body can change due to pregnancy or drastic weight fluctuations.

Breast Lifts and Pregnancy: Are There any Risks?

Breast Lifts and Pregnancy: Are There any Risks?

by Stephanie Meadows
Our skin tends to lose its elasticity as we get older, and not just on our faces. This also happens around the breast area, but pregnancy can also be a big factor for saggy breasts. As a result, many women may notice a change in their breasts before and after their pregnancy. For women with smaller breasts, changes may be subtle drooping; for those with larger breasts, they may begin to sag and alter in shape. In many cases for women, after pregnancy the breasts often lose their shape and firmness, and begin to sag

Different Types of Breast Augmentation Implants

Different Types of Breast Augmentation Implants

by Stephanie Meadows
A breast augmentation is the surgical placement of breast implants. This procedure can be done using breast implants or your own body fat to increase the fullness and size of your breasts, and can enhance your self-image and self-confidence. Breast augmentation continues to be one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures; in 2015, there were about 286,254 procedures performed in the United States.

How Young is Too Young for Plastic Surgery?

How Young is Too Young for Plastic Surgery?

by Stephanie Meadows
In this day and age, our new generation has become enamored with selfies, high-definition cameras, and reality television. It is no wonder why both teens and young adults are looking up to celebrities and other people who they perceive to be their version of “perfect.” As a result, this can influence someone’s decision to undergo plastic surgery. Given the rise of social media, there seems to be this pressure to look a certain way, but that in return has physical and often psychological effects. It’s not exactly a new phenomenon—wanting to have a celebrity look or style—however the dial has been turned up to 10 with the constant access our youths have to social and modern media.