Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

3 Tips for a Satisfying Breast Augmentation

Year after year, one of the most frequently performed cosmetic surgery procedures is breast augmentation. At my Metro Vancouver practice, breast augmentation patients have a very high rate of satisfaction, and across the board, studies show satisfaction rates of around 95% for this surgery. If you’re considering breast augmentation and want to be sure you’re overjoyed with your results, there…

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Breast Implant Placement Not Just About Aesthetics

My breast augmentation patients in Palo Alto have numerous decisions to make when it comes to their surgeries. Choices regarding implant size, implant material, and incision location are largely dependent on the patient’s specific set of preferences. But some decisions, including the choice of implant placement, can affect more than aesthetics. A November 2013 study published in Plastic and Reconstructive…

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3 Benefits of Combining Breast Augmentation & Lift

I see many patients who are unsure whether they need a breast augmentation or breast lift. Though some women can clearly benefit from one or the other, there are several compelling reasons for combining the procedures into a single surgery. Cost: Financing and payment are important considerations for every patient considering elective surgery. Because cosmetic procedures are not generally covered by…

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3 Things to Avoid Before Breast Augmentation

Questions about recovery are quite common among women getting breast augmentation at my Indianapolis practice. But just as important — and in many ways related — are the things a patient should do before surgery. Preparing yourself for surgery by following your surgeon’s preoperative instructions can help improve healing and enhance the recovery process. I provide a detailed list of…

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Profiling Breast Implants

Breast augmentation patients at my Chicago practice sometimes say they feel overwhelmed by the decisions they must make. Questions about implant material, incision sites, and size are all common, and I help guide patients through the process of selecting the best choices for them. But the question of implant profile is one decision that some people overlook during research, and…

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