Breast Augmentation – Are Implants Safe?

Breast Implant Illness? Yea, Not a Real Thing.? Hugh Hefner’s wife, Crystal Hefner, made headlines this summer when the former Playboy Playmate decided to remove her breast implants. On a lengthy Instagram post, she explained that she felt she had “Breast Implant Illness.” Her symptoms included recurring infections, severe fatigue, and unexplained back pain. This news story… Read More »

Which Implant Profile Is Right For You?

All About Breast Implant Profiles 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.” Implants are available in several different profiles including low profile, moderate profile, moderate plus profile, high profile, and… Read More »

The Best Way to Match the Implant to the Breast

How should plastic surgeons choose the best implant type and size for women undergoing breast augmentation surgery? Implant size selection systems based on breast tissue measurements may provide better outcomes, suggests a research review in the November issue of?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery?, the official medical journal of the?American Society of Plastic Surgeons?(ASPS). Tissue-based planning systems?using… Read More »

Do I Change Breast Implants Every 10 Years?

The short answer is probably not. So if it’s not really necessary, why is it that every patient that researches breast augmentation has come across the magic number of 10? The need to replace breast implants (saline or silicone) every 10 years is based on factual data that has since been slightly misrepresented. Replacing breast… Read More »

Debunking Myths About Breast Implants

Breast augmentation surgery is the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure, according to the latest statistics obtained by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Every year, almost 300,000 women undergo breast augmentation in the US, including silicone gel, saline, and the newer structured implants. Along with the popularity of the procedure comes increased media coverage and… Read More »

Breast Implants vs Breast Lift

When someone uses the term “plastic surgery,” most people automatically think of breast augmentation. The correlation is not surprising as breast augmentation has long been the number one sought-after plastic surgery procedure. What do you do if you are unhappy with your breast size, shape, or droop? What type of breast augmentation is right for… Read More »

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