Category Archives: Breast

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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When Is It Time for Breast Augmentation Revision?

Year after year, breast augmentation reigns supreme as the most popular cosmetic surgery in the United States. At my plastic surgery practice, my associates and I perform hundreds of breast augmentations annually. Although the overwhelming majority of these patients won’t experience any complications, revisionary surgery might be necessary for some. If you’ve undergone breast augmentation surgery, you might have wondered which…

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The Stories Behind Breast Reconstruction

More than other types procedures I perform at my plastic surgery practice in Chicago, breast reconstruction is an emotional roller coaster. Breast cancer can rob a woman of her well-being, her peace of mind, and her sense of femininity. Restoring the breasts after a cancer battle or even an injury can do wonders to make a woman feel like herself…

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My Answers for the Top 3 Breast Implant Questions

I believe having choices is a good thing. When it comes to breast implants, women visiting my Illinois practice quickly learn that they have plenty of options. They also have plenty of questions, both about the implants themselves and the operation and recovery. Patients rely on a surgeon’s experience and judgment for advice about what is ultimately their decision. In…

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