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Is over the muscle a good option for my breast augmentation?

Breast augmentation is most commonly placed under the muscle for multiple reasons, however occasionally patients do benefit from the implant placed over the muscle. Let’s start with reasons why the breast implants are placed under the muscle. The first, is that the risk of capsular contracture has been found to decreased when the implant is …

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Can I Avoid Doing a Breast Lift and Use Bigger Breast Implants?

One of the most common questions I get during a breast augmentation consultation is whether a patient can avoid doing a lift if they just get a larger implant. This is a difficult question as it depends on the specific situation, however there are several guidelines. First of all, if you need a breast lift …

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When Does Swelling After Breast Augmentation Begin to Subside?

Breast augmentation is the most popular aesthetic procedure year after year. Patients can have the procedure and be back to work within a week depending on their specific occupation. However, just because they can return to work, doesn’t mean the implants have settled and the swelling has resolved. It typically takes three to six months …

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Am I a Butt Lift Candidate?

If you are unhappy with your butt being flat or unshapely, you may be a good candidate for a Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL). This procedure not only removes unwanted fat from another part of the body, but also uses those fat cells to give your butt an attractive fullness and contour. At Austin Plastic Surgeon, …

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How Much is Breast Augmentation?

If you are unhappy with the size, shape, or symmetry of your breasts, breast augmentation may be your ideal solution. When considering breast augmentation, cost is often one of the first considerations. We understand how important it is to fully understand every aspect of your procedure, including price, when deciding if aesthetic surgery is right …

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What Is the Difference Between a Fat Transfer and Butt Implants?

Round, full, voluptuous rear-ends are more popular than ever, making butt augmentation one of the fastest growing aesthetic procedures in the United States. Today, patients have options for achieving a shapelier derriere through cosmetic surgery: Fat transfer (Brazilian butt lift) and butt implants. Both procedures offer exceptional results, the option that is best for you …

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Breast Augmentation Revision for Double Bubble Deformity

Double bubble deformity is when the breast implant falls below the fold of the breast. The breast fold will create a line across the implant giving the appearance of two separate bubbles, one above and one below the fold. This happened much more commonly when saline implants were used routinely. It is less common with …

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Breast Augmentation Revision: I Would Like to Go Bigger

Breast augmentation is the number one aesthetic surgical procedure in the United States. This is because the vast majority of patients have a phenomenal result and are extremely happy with their results. If patients could change one thing after their augmentation surgery it would be that they wish they had gone bigger. Patients often have …

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I have severe rippling in my 550cc saline implants. Will exchanging them for silicone implants help?

This is a great question as people who had saline implants placed years ago are at an increased risk for rippling compared to patients that have silicone implants. Silicone implants tend to have much less rippling than is typically seen with saline breast implants. This is especially true in very thin patients as that have …

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