Category Archives: Breast

Rewarding Reconstructive Surgery

Rewarding breast reconstruction surgery

I have worked as a plastic surgeon near Walnut Creek, California, since 1999 performing both cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. A lot of surgeons do strictly cosmetic work, which can be very lucrative, but many also find value in reconstruction. Here’s why I find breast reconstruction such an integral part of a plastic surgery practice: It keeps me sharp. Complex reconstructive…

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Out with the Old Implants, In With the New

Rewarding breast reconstruction surgery

Many women find that silicone gel breast implants look and feel more like “the real thing” than saline implants. Most of my breast enlargement patients in Indiana want a result that looks and feels as natural as possible, so they understand the appeal of silicone breast implants. Some women who have received older generation saline or silicone implants are now…

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Breast Augmentation: What’s Your “Ideal”?

Learn about "ideal" breast augmentation results from a Long Island surgeon.

If you’ve been considering breast augmentation surgery on Long Island and have finally decided to do it, you will probably spend a lot of time thinking about, possibly even agonizing over, the shape and size you want to achieve. Here are a few things to consider before your initial consultation with your plastic surgeon: 1. What breast shape should I…

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Tummy Tuck for Breast Reconstruction? Not Really.

Tummy tuck surgeon from Fort Myers discusses combining the procedure with breast reconstruction or augmentation.

In this article from the Houston Chronicle, the author writes that a breast reconstruction patient (and breast cancer survivor) “likes that her breasts came, basically, via a tummy tuck.” While I support efforts in the media to educate women about breast reconstruction options, there’s a clear differentiation between the abdominal component of certain breast reconstruction procedures and a “tummy tuck”…

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Breast Implant Size vs. Breast Implant Material

What is the most difficult choice during breast augmentation planning? Many of my Syracuse-area patients would confidently say size, but they would face an equally confident group of patients who would choose implant material. Let’s take a look at these complex options to see whether we can make the decision-making process a bit easier. When it comes to size, many…

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