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. Some revision surgeries might be needed to repair the initial surgery or any complications it caused, such as when the body rejects the implant or otherwise reacts negatively. Even if theRead More
Do I need to replace my breast implants?
Do My Breast Implants Have a Shelf Life? 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 reportedRead More
How Often Will You Require Surgery for Your Breast Implants?
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. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 1 out of 5 patients will require someRead More
Choosing the Right Doctor for Breast Surgery
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 inRead More
Correcting Old Breast Augmentations
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 altogetherRead More
Different Types of Breast Augmentation Implants
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, thereRead More
Things a Plastic Surgeon Wish You Knew Before Getting Breast Implants
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 particular cosmetic procedure in 2014. Making an informed decision about getting breast implants is theRead More