If you have breast implants that you aren’t happy with, take a look at the Top 5 reasons why women choose to have their breast implants revised:
- The implants are too small.
- The implants are too large.
- The implants are too saggy.
- The implants are too far apart.
- The implants are uneven.
- The implants are PIP’s (the sixth reason).
If you have any of these concerns about your breast implants, continue reading for more information about breast implant revision surgery!
The PIP breast implant scandal has been center-stage in the aesthetic safety news over the past few months, and has resulted in several criminal charges against executives of the French company, Poly Implant Prosthese (PIP), that was responsible for manufacturing breast implants with industrial-grade silicone instead of medical silicone in an effort to cut costs.
PIP implants were distributed throughout Europe and South America, and even though the rate of rupture appears to be at least double the rate of medical-grade implants, there is still no consensus on whether or not the implants should be removed.
PIP breast implants were never sold in the United States, but if you are one of the thousands of women who received PIP breast implants in another country, keep reading for more information…
There are so many shapes and sizes of breast implants available that it can make your head spin!
Have no fear though! Choosing the perfect size is a lot easier than it sounds.
Continue Reading to learn more about how I help my patients choose the right size… not too big… not too small… just right!
Nothing lasts forever, and breast implants are no exception!
One of the most common misunderstandings about breast implants is that they last a lifetime. Breast implants have a lifespan just like everything else… your car tires wear out… your bras wear out… and your breast implants will eventually wear out.
Continue Reading to learn more about exactly how long breast implants last, and how you should plan for your future once you decide to have breast augmentation surgery!
So you’ve decided to get breast implants – or are at least very seriously considering it – yet aren’t sure exactly how you want them done. If so, you’re in good company – virtually every woman who considers breast augmentation has at least one question about the procedure and the results.
One common question I receive is this: Should I have my implants above or below the muscle? Patients undoubtedly hear good stories and “horror” stories about each approach, so we’ll talk about each approach here so you can make an informed choice with your plastic surgeon.
A recent article in a Chicago newspaper talked about the idea of adjustable breast implants!
This idea isn’t necessarily a new… adjustable breast implants (AKA “tissue expanders”) are used all the time in the first phase of breast cancer reconstruction surgeries. However, the idea of using adjustable implants in cosmetic breast augmentation surgery is relatively new and somewhat controversial.
Continue Reading to learn more about Adjustable Breast Implants!
There is a plethora of things to consider if you’re thinking about getting breast implants…
Saline or silicone? Under the muscle or over the muscle? Which surgeon should you choose? And, of course, how much do they cost?
Keep Reading to get the low down on the cost of breast augmentation surgery!