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Breast Augmentation Revision for Double Bubble Deformity

By Dr. Johnny Franco / July 3, 2020

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

By Dr. Johnny Franco / July 3, 2020

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?

By Dr. Johnny Franco / July 3, 2020

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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Will Exchanging My Breast Implants From Saline to Silicone Give Me a More Natural Feel to My Breasts?

By Dr. Johnny Franco / July 3, 2020

Silicone implants have become extremely popular in the U.S. since they were re-introduced in 2006. In my current practice the vast majority of breast implants used in breast augmentations are silicone. This is for several reasons, first, of which is the natural feel and appearance that silicone implants can provide for patients. Silicone implants also […]

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Do Brazilian Butt Lift Results Last?

By Dr. Johnny Franco / June 19, 2020

This is a very common question as patients want the result to last if they are going to undergo surgery. Fat transfer has become so popular because it allows your surgeon to use your own body tissue for the augmentation. Liposuction is performed over several areas depending on the individual patient needs, and the amount […]

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I had a Brazilian Butt Lift and Did Not Achieve the Size and Projection in my Butt that I Had Wanted, What Can I do Now?

By Dr. Johnny Franco / June 19, 2020

Butt implants are a great option for patients that have had a Brazilian Butt Lift and still wish to have further augmentation of their buttocks. The majority of patients are extremely happy after their Brazilian Butt Lift, however occasionally patient want more augmentation than fat alone can accomplish. The benefit of the Brazilian Butt Lift […]

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What Are My Options for Butt Augmentation if I Didn’t Have Enough Fat the First Time I Had a BBL?

By Dr. Johnny Franco / June 19, 2020

This is a good question as thin patients often struggle to achieve the shape and projection of their buttock to achieve the butt they desire. The majority of patients are extremely happy with the results of their Brazilian Butt Lift (fat transfer), however occasionally in very thin patients they do not achieve the shape and […]

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How Long Before My Brazilian Butt Lift Should I Stop Smoking?

By Dr. Johnny Franco / June 19, 2020

The Brazilian Butt Lift is a great procedure because it transforms your entire body using your own fat. However the fat is a graft and needs time to be incorporated when you move it from the areas that we liposuctioned to the butt that is augmented. Smoking has a detrimental affect on this because it […]

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Is it Possible to Get at Least 1200cc of Fat Transferred Into Each Buttock Cheek?

By Dr. Johnny Franco / June 19, 2020

This is a great question as both patients and plastic surgeons have started to have a better understanding of the volume that is needed for a Brazilian Butt Lift. In general patients need at least 600cc of fat transferred to really achieve a significant enhancement and most patients receive more than that for their augmentation. […]

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Can a Doctor be Precise About How Many CC He Can Inject into Both Hips and Buttocks?

By Dr. Johnny Franco / June 19, 2020

Brazilian Butt Lift (fat transfer to the buttock) has become one of the fast growing procedures in the U.S. over the past several years. As it has become more popular patients have become very educated on the topic. People often want it to be similar to breast augmentation where patients know before the surgery how […]

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