Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

Your Post-Breast Augmentation Timeline

Every breast augmentation patient I treat in Orange County is different, and they all heal a little differently. Still, though, I like to provide my patients with a general timeline of when they can get back to certain activities after their procedures. Here’s what you can expect to be able to do at different times after your surgery: The first…

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Incision Care After a Breast Augmentation

It’s a disappointing reality: All surgeries leave scars. However, like I tell my breast augmentation patients in Tallahassee, scarring can be minimized with the right care and proper minimal incision surgical techniques. Many factors contribute to post-surgical scarring; some you can control, some you can’t. For example, age can play a major part. As we age, our skin becomes thinner and…

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Are the Newest Silicone Gel Implants the Best?

Lately I’ve had several patients interested in breast augmentation come into my Seattle-area office with questions about the newest FDA-approved silicone breast implants: the MENTOR® MemoryShape™ Breast Implants and the NATRELLE® 410 Anatomically Shaped Breast Implants. These implants offer numerous benefits, but that doesn’t mean they’re right for everyone. Considerations Before Choosing Silicone The FDA has approved silicone implants for…

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Come Together: The Science Behind Silicone

One of the keys to achieving natural-looking results for my breast augmentation patients in Tucson is offering a wide range of breast implant options. The FDA re-approved silicone breast implants in 2006, opening the door for many different kinds of implants and customized results for women. The newest trend is a highly cohesive silicone gel implant, which is rapidly gaining…

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Breast Augmentation Facts You Need to Know

Much talk about breast augmentation revolves around size. This is understandable, because increasing size is the basic goal of getting breast implants and because it’s the most noticeable change. But if you were to come to my office for a breast augmentation consultation in Toronto, our conversation would be about much more than your desired size. Here are some important aspects…

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