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“Upgrading” Your Breast Implants – Is It Worth It?

By: Andrew Smith, MD With all the press that the new “gummy bear” implants have been getting in the last few years, I’ve seen a lot more breast enlargement patients who want to “upgrade” their saline breast implants to silicone gel. Replacing saline implants can be a good choice, since silicone gel implants tend to look and feel a lot…

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Revision Breast Enlargement in Orange County

By: Andrew Smith, MD Secondary breast augmentation is a complex and technically demanding procedure, but it is also an art. Here are a few of the many factors that I typically need to address in an Orange County revision breast enlargement procedure, and ways you can help prevent those problems from recurring with your breast implants. Restoring Symmetry Although breast…

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Breast Implant Projection – What You Need to Know

By: Andrew Smith, MD Women who are thinking of having an Orange County breast enlargement have plenty of decisions to make regarding the shape, type, and placement of their implants. Most patients today know the basics of implant type and volume, but to first-time breast enhancement patients, implant “projection” is often a new concept. What Is It? Implant projection or…

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