Treating Asymmetry of the Breasts (See It to Believe it!)

Treating Asymmetry of the Breasts (See It to Believe it!)

Asymmetry in the human anatomy is not as uncommon as you may think. Many men and women experience slight differences in symmetry, for example, as related to foot size, hand size, arm length, facial features, even the organs or the hemispheres of the brain. Most of the time, the asymmetry most people experience is so slight that it isn’t even noticeable, at least not to the untrained eye. Asymmetry of the breasts is not uncommon.…

Can I Breastfeed with Implants?

Can I Breastfeed with Implants?

With August being National Breastfeeding Month, let’s reflect on the age-old way of feeding and nourishing babies, breastfeeding. We’ve heard of countless benefits that come to babies, and even mamas, when breastfeeding is a part of the baby’s daily ritual. WomensHealth.gov reports that breastfeeding helps infants to stay healthier and can even prevent some illnesses as breastfed babies grow up. Any woman who has breastfed one or more infants will likely tell you she lost…

What Are Realistic Goals for Plastic Surgery?

What Are Realistic Goals for Plastic Surgery?

As any doctor should tell you, plastic surgery is a very personal decision. Patients can read so much online, watch as much television as they like, studying celebrities who may or may not have had plastic surgery done, but at the end of the day, it is the patient herself (or himself!) who has to be able to live with—and love!—the results. Plastic surgery is not a cookie cutter operation. What works for a friend…

What Is The Average Lifetime of a Breast Augmentation

What Is the Average Lifetime of a Breast Augmentation?

Getting breast implants changes your appearance and your life. Your new and improved physique alters how you look and how you feel. You may wish to choose a new wardrobe to accentuate your assets and you will likely notice a strong boost of confidence in many aspects of life. The Average Lifetime of a Breast Augmentation Once your surgery and recovery period have concluded, the average lifetime of a breast augmentation may be the last…

Ten Things You May Not Know About breast Implants

Ten Things You May Not Know about Breast Implants

Getting the perfect breast implants can be a life-changing experience. You should always feel comfortable in your own skin, and there’s no shame in enhancing your body to meet your desires and preferences. If you’re considering a breast augmentation, it helps to do a little research first to familiarize yourself with your choices, the overall procedure, and the breast implants recovery period. Here’s a list of 10 interesting facts you may not know about breast…

Understanding Pregnancy After Breast Augmentation

Understanding Pregnancy after Breast Augmentation

Most women begin dreaming of making changes to their bodies long before future children are even a twinkle in their eyes. This is especially true in cases of breast implants, making pregnancy after breast augmentation a fairly common occurrence. Breast augmentations occur most frequently in women between the ages of 20 and 39, closely followed by the age 40-54 group, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Data from 2012 reports about 82,500…

Breast Implant Sizes Five Questions To Ask Yourself Before Getting an Augmentation

Breast Implant Sizes: Five Questions to Ask Yourself before Getting an Augmentation

From Playboy Bunnies and television stars to our own friends and coworkers, women are finding ways to be more comfortable in their own skin. Plastic surgery makes it relatively easy to transform parts of ourselves that we want to change for a more attractive shape, giving us better confidence and greater happiness in how we look. Breast augmentation is the most common plastic surgery procedure performed each year, with roughly 300,000 surgeries completed annually, according…

Breast Implant Placement Options

Breast Implant Placement Options

One of the most important decisions you will have to make regarding your breast augmentation procedure involves breast implant placement. There are two options to choose from. Your breast implants can either be placed directly under the breast tissue, but over the pectoral muscle (subglandular placement) or underneath your pectoral muscle (submuscular placement). There are advantages and disadvantages to each breast implant placement option. At your initial consultation, your plastic surgeon will recommend the ideal…