Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

Bigger Doesn’t Always Mean Better in Breast Augmentation

A lot of the patients I see who are interested in breast augmentation at my Syracuse-area practice want to know how big they can go without looking unnatural. When it comes to selecting the right size for your breast implants, there are other considerations you should keep in mind, though, such as: Shape: Implants are either round or shaped anatomically (a teardrop…

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Why Qualifications Matter for Breast Augmentation

Capsular contracture is the most common complication following breast augmentation. South of Chicago, I routinely perform revision surgeries for women who underwent breast enhancement surgery with other doctors. Plastic surgeons are still researching what causes this complication, which occurs when scar tissue forms around the implant and tightens, making the implant feel hard to the touch and, in more extreme…

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Is it Too Late for Breast Augmentation?

Occasionally, I see mature women considering breast augmentation at my Portland practice who are excited about the possibility of enhancing their bodies but are also concerned that their ages might work against them. The good news is that, although there are age minimums for undergoing breast augmentation in the United States, there aren’t any upper age limits. I tell patients…

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Breast Augmentation Recovery: Should I Be Concerned?

As is true of any surgery, breast augmentation has plenty of things to be mindful of during the recovery period. Swelling, soreness, and a general run-down feeling are all normal, and the severity of these symptoms will vary depending on the person, the surgical techniques, and the size and placement of breast implants. I want my Albany, NY patients to be…

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Breast Augmentation Consult: 5 Questions You Need to Ask

Going to a consultation with a plastic surgeon to discuss getting breast implants is likely to cause some anxiety. That’s completely normal. I encourage women coming in to discuss breast augmentation at my Tucson practice to write down a list of questions or concerns to bring with them. Besides talking about the style and size of implants, here are some…

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