The mommy makeover is customizable on many levels, including which procedures you choose and when you choose to have your surgery. You may be eager to get your shapely figure back after childbirth, but there are plenty of good reasons to be patient. Continue reading When Should I get a Mommy Makeover?
A breast augmentation procedure can dramatically change your appearance and improve your quality of life. While you may be impatient to enjoy your final results, be prepared to take some time after the surgery to focus on supporting your body’s healing process. Continue reading Breast Augmentation Recovery Tips
Inevitably, a woman’s breasts will change overtime. Whether the changes are a result of pregnancy, weight fluctuation, or a woman’s natural aging process—a changed bosom is never desirable. Wonderfully restorative, a breast lift (mastopexy) is a popular procedure with women at Specialists in Plastic Surgery.
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If you have always wanted larger breasts or you just want to improve your appearance with a cosmetic procedure, talk to the Specialists in Plastic Surgery about the benefits of a breast augmentation procedure. Breast surgery in Raleigh NC is a popular choice for many women who are self-conscious about their breast size or the shape of their breasts. We can help you achieve your aesthetic goals with a customized treatment plan that includes breast implants, a breast lift, and other body contouring procedures.
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In the world of breast augmentation, last year was all about silicone breast implants. The FDA approval of the new cohesive implants excited women considering breast enhancement surgery across the country. Nicknamed gummy bear and tear drop, implants quickly gained a reputation for not only their increased safety, but for their even more natural look and feel. The new internal structure of the implant held together even when cut in half (hence being nicknamed after the gummy candy). They were also now anatomically shaped, so they provide women with very natural-looking results from their breast augmentation.Continue reading New Saline Implants Expected To Land In 2014
It is not as simple as just dropping in a couple of implants and calling it a day, you have several different choices available to you! After all, it is your body so you should be able to customize it the way that you want.
One thing to consider about breast implants is: should the implants be placed over or under the pectoral muscle?Continue reading WHAT TYPE OF BREAST IMPLANT PLACEMENT WILL WORK BEST FOR ME?
TEARDROP-SHAPED BREAST IMPLANTS PROVIDE NATURAL SILHOUETTE & YOUTHFUL FEEL
Used for over a decade in 70-plus countries, MENTOR MemoryShape teardrop breast implants have been finally approved by the FDA. Filled with a highly cohesive gel that mimics and retains the shape of the breast, the implants provide a natural look and youthful firmness.Continue reading FDA APPROVES NATURAL-LOOKING GEL OPTION IN BREAST IMPLANT
The hard part is over: You did your research, planning, and consultation – then finally had the breast augmentation you were considering for so long. If you’re like most women who get implants, (roughly 300,000 American women each year) then you’re happy with the results.
Over time, changes can occur that may lead you to consider breast implant revision surgery. Sometimes the changes are implant related, while other times they are natural changes in your body, such as those caused by weight loss.
Below are three common reasons why women choose to undergo a revision breast augmentation.
1. A desire to change the implant or breast size
Over time there are many factors that affect the appearance of your breasts and these can lead to a desire to either increase or downsize your breast implants. Changing the implant size and shape to better match your frame is one reason to undergo a breast implant revision. Especially after childbirth and changes in weight, the desired shape and size of your breasts can differ from the initial goals you had for your breast augmentation.
2. Switch from Saline to Silicone
Since the FDA lifted the moratorium on silicone implants in 2006, more women are electing to use them for breast augmentation, breast reconstruction, or implant revision. Today’s implants come with a high strength cohesive silicone gel that is unlikely to ripple. While saline implants are very liquid-like, silicone implants are more stable. Switching implants is a relatively simple procedure, and the recovery time may even be shorter than your original augmentation.
3. Address changes in the breast tissue or shape
Natural body changes, due to childbirth, breast feeding, aging, or weight loss, will usually affect the results of breast augmentation. A breast lift can be done at the same time as the implant revision, to also provide a more youthful appearance.