Breast Implants

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

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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Saline Vs Silicone Breast Implants for a More Natural Look?

The current trend in breast augmentation is for a more natural result. There are several new additions to the breast implant family that makes this much easier for your plastic surgeon to help you achieve this goal. The type of implant that you use for your augmentation has a large role in the final results …

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Can Implants Placed Under the Muscle Be Moved to Over the Muscle?

The simple answer is yes the implants can be moved over the muscle. The most common reason to move the implants above the muscle is in active patients that develop an “animation” deformity. An animation deformity is when the implant and breast are moved when the pectorals muscle is flexed. Typically it will cause a …

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Are Butt Augmentations done with the Same Implants as for a breast Augmentation?

This is a great question. Butt augmentation in general has become very popular in the past couple of years and has become one of the fastest growing aesthetic procedures in the U.S. There are two ways to do a butt augmentation, the first is with your own fat (a Brazilian Butt Lift) and the second …

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Do You Lose 50cc When You Place the Implant Behind the Muscle?

This is a great question as sizing is the most difficult part of a breast augmentation for women. The implant can be placed above or below the muscle depending on the individual needs of each patient. In the United States the most common method is under the muscle, however both methods are great if used …

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