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Why Would Your Plastic Surgeon Recommend Breast Revision Surgery?

Why Would Your Plastic Surgeon Recommend Breast Revision Surgery?

by Gianina (SU)
Most women who undergo a breast augmentation surgery are not aware that they’ll most likely need another surgery at some point in their life.

Do I need to replace my breast implants?

Do I need to replace my breast implants?

by Yenny (SU)
If you’re considering breast augmentation, or have already had one, you may be wondering when your breasts will require some “touching up”. Common hearsay points to 10 years as the magic number for when revision surgery may be required. However, a 2011 study by the FDA reported that only 1 in 5 people will require some type of modification at the 10-year mark – whether it be due to a broken implant, discomfort, malposition, Capsular Contracture, or a patient’s decision to change cup size.

How Often Will You Require Surgery for Your Breast Implants?

How Often Will You Require Surgery for Your Breast Implants?

by Yenny (SU)
The old rule of thumb about replacing breast implants every 10 years isn’t always accurate. Think of this way: many products come with a warranty, but it doesn’t necessarily mean each must be replaced after that time has expired.

Choosing the Right Doctor for Breast Surgery

Choosing the Right Doctor for Breast Surgery

by Yenny (SU)
With medical technology always evolving to improve patient outcomes, there are less invasive surgical procedures, shorter recovery and downtime, and reduced complication & risks within the world of plastic surgery. Women considering breast surgery for a variety of reasons now have more options to choose from than ever before, and can be more confident in the quality and outcome of their decision.

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.

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.

Things a Plastic Surgeon Wish You Knew Before Getting Breast Implants

Things a Plastic Surgeon Wish You Knew Before Getting Breast Implants

by Bevon Findley (SU)
If you’re considering a change in your breast size or shape, you’re not alone. Breast augmentation is the most popular plastic surgery in the United States, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. More than 280,000 patients underwent that cosmetic procedure in 2014. If you’re considering a change in your breast size or shape, you’re not alone. Making an informed decision about getting breast implants is the first step towards figuring out whether you really need the procedure. The more you know about their side effects, the more confident and calm you’ll feel about the big change your body is about to undergo. Here are things a plastic surgeon wants you to know before getting implants: